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Central Park’s water #sustainability

This is incredible! I was certainly naieve to the fact that the “lake” in Central Park, New York City, was polluted given all the media…

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From grain to modern art #sustainability

Heatherwick Studio have redeveloped a former grain silo to create the “Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa,” the world’s largest museum of African contemporary art.…

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Radical #architecture from around the world #thinkdifferently #sustainability

The range of design ideas and concepts is in itself impressive… Architecture platform Rethinking the Future (RTF): to create a “new window on international trends…

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The world’s #tallestbuilding … in #wood !

Shigeru Ban Architects, working for the developer PortLiving, have designed the world’s tallest hybrid timber building in the Coal Harbour district in Vancouver, Canada.  …

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1 – 10 of sustainable architecture apparently…

This ArchDaily article lists this year’s top ten most sustainable projects as judged by The American Institute of Architects (AIA) AIA top 10 Share this reboot

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@WaterSeer2017 magics #water from thin air. #thinkdifferent

Sustainable innovation – instead of trying to refine existing approaches and technologies to sourcing water, the WaterSeer organization changed the focus to accessing the moisture in…

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Living in the Arctic Circle

The Arctic Circle conjures up images of extreme weather conditions, but one family has managed to create their own cozy oasis in the far reaches…

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Designing for well-being

I consider that sustainability extends beyond the obvious “green veneer,” the ubiquitous solar panel or the wind turbine. As an Architect I seek opportunities with…

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skyscrapers from wood & glue

University researchers in the UK are exploring cellulose and xylan on a molecular level that could lead to innovations in strengthening wood materials. Molecules 10,000…

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#urbandesign for #climatechange

Cities can identify opportunities for innovation and efficiency to diminish the causes of climate change. To accomplish this goal, climate action planning is crucial. However,…

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renewable energy at home

Renewable energy has to be a fundamental part of our sustainable future and solar power is a “tested” technology in the commercial world. However there…

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A new dawn in Alberta… #solar

Mike Hudema shares his personal story about how he made the move to solar power to supplement his home energy consumption. As humble as they…

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#blue is the future

It is fascinating to think that colour could not only affect the aesthetics of our architecture but also the environmental performance. A new blue pigment,…

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#holedeck #sustainable concrete structural slab

As an Architect I am always striving to bring new efficiencies to our architecture to provide sustainable solutions that are viable for our clients. This evolution in…

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#sustainable power from green wall

Elena Mitrofanova is a graduate of the the Moscow Institute of Architecture and collaborated with Dr Paolo Bombelli (Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge) to…

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Shenzen’s world’ largest #wastetoenergy plant

This competition winning design will create a new Waste to Energy Plant that will incinerate a third of the waste generated each year in Shenzhen…

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#prologis real estate investment goes big on solar

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Board #workplace  

The Andes House, a design studio from Chile, designed this simple workspace as part of an exercise exploring the strengthening of hard board and dual…

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Sustainable cities from wood

It is widely accepted that using wood in building construction can be effective at reducing carbon emissions from the process. Imagine the sustainable benefits of…

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Shit brickwork

A Malaysian university, the Universiti Teknologi MARA, is experimenting with sewage sludge as a cement additive to make concrete. Potentially this could support the increasing…

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