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IAAC team’s mass timber nature observatory floats above a Barcelona forest

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A team from the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) has constructed a timber observatory in a Barcelona forest to support analyses of nature.

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Sou Fujimoto Architects design seaside stop in Haikou designed for travelers meandering between nature and city

Avontuura

The Haikou Seaside Stop pavilion provides an opportunity for travelers to meander between city and nature with places for socializing. The post Sou Fujimoto Architects design seaside stop in Haikou designed for travelers meandering between nature and city appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Vice President Harris Makes the Case for Nature-based Solutions

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Vice President Kamala Harris highlighted the many benefits of nature-based solutions and recognized the important role of landscape architects in this work. Army Corps of Engineers’ Back Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Study / Curtis + Rogers Design Studio. Image Courtesy of Miami Downtown Development Authority This Earth Day , U.S.

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Creating Decorative, Long-Lasting Facades with Natural Wood and Technology

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Combining technology and super-strength composites with natural wood veneers, Technowood maintains the beauty and characteristics of solid wood, but with greater durability and a sustainable approach, making it a suitable alternative. Read more »

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Wooden Inspiration for Your Home: Bringing Nature Indoors

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In this article, we’ll explore some wooden inspiration for your home, and offer tips and ideas for using this natural material to add warmth and beauty to your living spaces. Oak, maple, and cherry are popular choices for their durability and natural beauty, while exotic woods like teak and Brazilian cherry offer a more dramatic look.

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Tropical Houses: Creating a Dialogue Between Nature and the Built Environment

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It's no wonder that architectural projects in the region maintain a constant dialogue between nature and the built environment. Labri House / Nguyen Khai Architects & Associates. Image: © Hiroyuki Oki The tropical climate is famous for its exuberant flora. Biophilia's benefits to users are not news, after all.

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FLORA: IAAC build an observatory in Barcelona’s forest to monitor nature from within

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The post FLORA: IAAC build an observatory in Barcelona’s forest to monitor nature from within appeared first on Åvontuura. The Forest Lab for Observational Research and Analysis (FLORA) is a mass timber structure located in Valldaura.

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