With the looming possibility of water shortages, desertification, and the necessity of finding alternative fuel sources on the horizon, humanity's booming numbers may soon be need of some solid solutions to ensure that we as a species are able to survive and thrive in the future.
In preparation for this, a number of architects are busy cracking their skulls and making architectural plans for the future of greener living. Here's a list of top picks that will leave you looking forward to the future of architecture:
Vardastudio Architects & Designers's Prodromos and Desi Residence is a real work of art. The three-story home has cantilevered verandas and a swimming pool extending towards a panoramic balcony view of the beach and uses materials like concrete, white marble and polished wood. Take a tour below: Read more
Designed by ArchiBlox, this house is as it claims - the world's first Carbon positive prefabricated house. It will produce more energy than its users and will offer the same environmental benefits as 6,095 native Australian trees. Check it out in the gallery below: Read more
This looks like an ordinary home from the outside but it is anything but. Located in Sapporo, Japan, it was designed by Japanese architect Ryo Yamada. Check out more pictures below and more of Yamada’s work here. Read more