Biobasecamp pavilion aims to demonstrate the potential of timber in architecture

A timber pavilion called Biobasecamp at Dutch Design Week brought together projects that demonstrate the potential of the “concrete of the future” to fight against climate change. Studio Marco Vermeulen built the wooden pavilion as a covered exhibition-space for a series of displays highlighting how timber can be used in bio-based architecture projects. Called Biobasecamp, […]


Backyard bungalows are becoming big business for homeowners and builders

Key points Second homes, formally called accessory dwelling units (ADUs), are cropping up in back and side yards across America, acting as either rental units or additional space for aging parents and still-nested adult children. Growth in the sector has been fueled by changes to local and state zoning rules. Some municipalities are struggling with […]


How timber can save the world

Andrew Waugh will feature on Dutch TV’s show “Tegenlicht” on Sunday. Andrew, along with other professionals in the field, will feature on the episode “Timber Builders-is the Wooden Revolution Approaching?” “The Netherlands faces a paradoxical task: building more and emitting less. To resolve the housing shortage, more than one million homes must be built by 2050, […]


$13.6B record-breaking solar park rises from Dubai desert

Under the Arabian sun, a monumental construction effort is making headway. Located deep within Dubai’s desert interior, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park — named after the emirate’s ruler and the UAE’s vice president and prime minister — continues to grow and has just passed another milestone. In its eighth year of development, […]


Floating Homes Markerwadden

In the Markermeer we want to connect humans back to nature by letting them reside on water and contribute to the ecological system in a positive way. The floating homes contribute to the water quality and habitat restoration and will offer a new nature experience. Floating buildings and piers create underwater surfaces that can be […]