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Today’s Solutions: July 13, 2024

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Architecture firm reimagines the mall as a green community space

While commercial centers such as shopping malls don’t necessarily evoke a community feel, a Thai architecture firm seeks to flip the script by reimagining the typical Southeast Asian mega-malls as green community hubs. The design firm, called Architectkidd, has recently completed the first of Read More...

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This university rooftop is home to one of Asia’s largest organic farms

If you’re curious to get a glimpse into the climate-adaptive architectural developments of the future, take a look at the Thammasat University Rooftop Farm (or TURF) project by Bangkok-based architecture firm LANDPROCESS. Repurposing a massive 236,806 sq ft of previously unused space, the new Read More...

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This rain-catching rooftop in Bangkok is home to Asia’s biggest urban farm

Over the past few months, we’ve been publishing stories about the new waves of urban design that take rising sea levels and other consequences of climate change into account. In the low-lying megacity of Bangkok, we see yet another example of climate-resilient. The Bangkok campus of Thammasat Read More...