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Top 25 Eco Architecture Ideas in March

From Sustainable Camping Domes to Shipping Container Hotels

— March 24, 2018 — Eco
The top March 2018 eco architecture designs explore a range of forward-thinking ideas through small-space accommodations, dome-shaped structures, energy-neutral spaces, floating structures and the use of locally sourced materials.

Designers and architects are creating ultra-functional small spaces in tiny trailers and repurposed shipping containers, painting a picture for a sustainable living spaces—and lifestyles of the future. Within this theme, compact dome-shaped designs are being favored, as seen in egg-shaped Ecocapsules and the Ecocamp by Patagonia.

To further address concerns with limited land space, a number of designs are swapping traditional foundations for floating forms on water. Some of the most notable examples of this include the energy-neutral Haarlem Shuffle in Holland and the LAVIT hotel in France, both of which are situated on bodies of water.
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Custom Net-Zero Homes
Custom Net-Zero Homes
'Bone Structure' Builds Homes That Produce All the Energy They Need
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Locally Sourced School Buildings
Locally Sourced School Buildings
This Texas Engineering School's Building is Beautifully Designed
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Nature-Focused Skyscrapers
Nature-Focused Skyscrapers
A Large Eco-Skyscraper is Being Built with an Expansive Forest
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Multi-Use Green Buildings
Multi-Use Green Buildings
The New Nordic Light Building Will Be Covered in Greenery
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Modern Education Hubs
Modern Education Hubs
The Emma and Georgina Bloomberg Center at Cornell Tech Has a High-End Design
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Glass-Encapsulated Modern Offices
Glass-Encapsulated Modern Offices
Second Home's Adaptable Design is a Unique Space for Innovators
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Extended Modern Cottages
Extended Modern Cottages
Nick Deaver Architects Reinforce This Structure with Metal and Glass
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Mountainous Eco-Resorts
Mountainous Eco-Resorts
This Massive Vietnamese Resort Respects the Local Ecosystem
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Environment-Accommodating Skyscrapers
Environment-Accommodating Skyscrapers
The Symbiotic Towers are Designed for the Dubai Landscape
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Pint-Sized Trailer Dwellings
Pint-Sized Trailer Dwellings
This Tiny Trailer Home Befits an on-the-Go Outdoorsy Lifestyle
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Symmetrical Artistic Studios
Symmetrical Artistic Studios
Casa Ecs Boasts an Extremely Balanced Architectural Design in Italy
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Refurbished Treehouse Designs
Refurbished Treehouse Designs
This Treehouse in Aspen Was Remade for a Charity Auction
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Modern Eco-Friendly Neighborhoods
Modern Eco-Friendly Neighborhoods
Fabrica De Arhitectura Creatde an Eco-Friendly Community
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Atrium-Incorporating Workspaces
Atrium-Incorporating Workspaces
Studio Rhe Revealed a 10-Storey Atrium in a London Office
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Egg-Shaped Micro Homes
Egg-Shaped Micro Homes
The Ecocapsule Features Off-Grid Technology for Eco-Friendly Dwelling
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Energy-Neutral Floating Villas
Energy-Neutral Floating Villas
Haarlem Shuffle is Located in the Spaarne River in North Holland
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Roof Garden Building Designs
Roof Garden Building Designs
Penda Conceptualizes a Self-Sufficient Home in Kassel, Germany
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Traditionally Built Adventure Cabins
Traditionally Built Adventure Cabins
Troll's Peak Cabin Was Built to Withstand the Elements
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Weathered Steel House Exteriors
Weathered Steel House Exteriors
Faulkner Architects's Design is Shaded by Large Oak Trees
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Sustainable Ring-Shaped Arctic Hotels
Sustainable Ring-Shaped Arctic Hotels
The Svart Hotel in Norway is Designed to Be Energy-Positive
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Sustainable Camping Domes
Sustainable Camping Domes
Ecocamp by Patagonia is an Eco-Friendly Camping Option in Chile
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Floating Eco-Friendly Hotel Suites
Floating Eco-Friendly Hotel Suites
Atelier LAVIT's Hotel is Situated in Southeastern France
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Shipping Container Hotels
Shipping Container Hotels
Studio Edwards Uses a Trio of Containers for Weekend Getaways
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Naturally-Inspired Artistic Boutiques
Naturally-Inspired Artistic Boutiques
Zak Ik Boasts a Wonderful, Natural and Immersive Environment
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Interlocking Home Construction Kits
Interlocking Home Construction Kits
Brikawood Uses Eco-Friendly Wooden Bricks to Build Houses
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