Green

Mey and Boaz Kahn / ecooler

ecooler, the draft Mey and Boaz Kahn, Is a kind of system of tiles connected by fittings creating a grid of cooling which works by evaporating the water. The aesthetics of the project is that of one of the two landmarks of traditional Middle East used in this project: the Mashrabiya, an element

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Architecture

Triptyque Architecture, Harmonia_57

Designed by Triptyque Harmonia and nicknamed 57, this office building and artists' workshops is immersed in a creative district on the west side of São Paulo. Two volumes comprise the building, which is coated with a skin of porous concrete with pockets to accommodate the plants. A complex network of water recycling collects rainwater and gray water for use in irrigation and toilet, while a green roof helps to minimize the outflow of rainwater.

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