Category: Architecture

  • Follow the sun

    Orienting a house to take advantage of the weather is always a challenge to architects, especially in an age when architects are driven by clients to include active and passive solar electricity, heating and cooling in the design. After hearing a neighbour lamenting a wrong decision about the placement of his house, Australian engineer Luke…

  • Contained in Zurich

    Switzerland’s Freitag brothers, Markus and Daniel, have built up a worldwide market for their bags — of all shapes and sizes, and for all kinds of users — always created from recycled materials. Their raw materials come from original, used truck tarpaulins, bicycle inner tubes, car seat belts and used airbags.