Posts Tagged ‘modern architecture’
Library and Digital Hub in Queensland (Australia) was built by Brewster Hjorth Architects right in the existing slope, and the whole construction of the buildings creates a bridge. The gracious bridge links the Butter factory Art Gallery and the main city street. The building consists of two curved pavilions. The pavilion in the west is a dug built into the slope and covered with a grass roof. To the north the eastern pavilion extends out of the ground where the community lounge, café, and reading areas are located.
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Modern architecture has to find its methods not by reference to traditional forms and materials. The architecture of our time must exhibit positive attitude to the natural environment. The green architecture house designed by a team lead by Professor Werner Sorbek has become one of energy efficient houses in Germany. This experiment green building was built in December 2011. Its sustainable energy source of solar panels and huge insulation provide high sustainability. The energy from solar panels is used not only to produce electricity but also to heat the water for the heating the floor of the house. There are a lot of sensors and automatics that make the system controlled and effective. This project in fact represents a future green architecture building. And the experiment shows how efficient housing can get.