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Cameron Sinclair - Entrevista Exclusiva. Alejandro Aravena: Minha filosofia arquitetural? Inclua a comunidade no processo. Primeira ciclovia solar do mundo gera energia na Holanda — e surpreende. © SolaRoad Netherlands Conhecida como o país dos moinhos de vento, dos sapatinhos de madeira e das tulipas, a Holanda também é reduto dos apaixonados por bicicletas.

Primeira ciclovia solar do mundo gera energia na Holanda — e surpreende

Não por acaso, é lá que se encontra a primeira ciclovia do mundo que capta luz solar e a transforma em energia elétrica. Nos primeiros seis meses de teste, a ciclovia protótipo, inaugurada em novembro de 2014, apresenta resultados que já superam as expectativas de seus criadores. Canada's success depends on municipal infrastructure investments. By David Suzuki with contributions from Faisal Moola, Director General, Ontario and Northern Canada Canada's federal government recently announced $14 billion in new funding to help municipalities repair and replace aging infrastructure, such as roads, bridges, sewer lines, energy production and distribution systems, and subways and other public transit.

Canada's success depends on municipal infrastructure investments

About $1 billion is dedicated to smaller communities, but most of the funding will target urban areas, which makes sense. Subscribe to Science Matters Despite being a vast land of mountains, forests and ice, Canada is an urban nation. União Autônoma Popular: Mais de 1.500 hectares de autogestão na França. Roof Gardening. The net benefits of climate change till 2080 - Matt Ridley. My Spectator cover story on the net benefits of climate change.

The net benefits of climate change till 2080 - Matt Ridley

I will post rebuttals to the articles that criticised this piece below. Climate change has done more good than harm so far and is likely to continue doing so for most of this century. This is not some barmy, right-wing fantasy; it is the consensus of expert opinion. Yet almost nobody seems to know this. Galerie video. CUANDO EL BARRO ES MUCHO MAS Q TIERRA Y AGUA. ARQUITECTURA INTEGRATIVA: BIOCONSTRUCCION: TÉCNICA DE CANYAVIVA. De todos los métodos de construcción natural o bioconstrucción, tal vez, la técnica de canyaviva sea la más versátil, entretenida y de acabado más orgánico de todas las que conozco.

ARQUITECTURA INTEGRATIVA: BIOCONSTRUCCION: TÉCNICA DE CANYAVIVA

Casas feitas de terra: conheça a bioconstrução. Arquitectos de Indonesia trabajan para preservar y reconstruir las tradicionales chozas cónicas Mbaru Niang. © Aga Khan Las chozas Mbaru Niang, tradicionales en la remota Isla de Flores en Indonesia, constituyen uno de los patrimonios culturales más importantes del mundo.

Arquitectos de Indonesia trabajan para preservar y reconstruir las tradicionales chozas cónicas Mbaru Niang

Bioconstrucción: El Guerrero de la Basura. Bioconstrucción: Tierra y Paja (Documental) YES! Store - 17 Rules for a Sustainable Community Poster. CANYA VIVA. What’s Cheaper than Solar, Slashes Carbon Emissions, and Creates Jobs in Kentucky? by Erin L. McCoy. Having an energy-efficient home saves the owners money, but they often procrastinate on improvements.

What’s Cheaper than Solar, Slashes Carbon Emissions, and Creates Jobs in Kentucky? by Erin L. McCoy

When energy companies in Kansas and Kentucky figured out a way to sweeten the deal, the results brought good news for homeowners, contractors, and for the planet. Natural Discourse: Artists, Architects, Scientists and Poets in the Garden — AIACC. Sol Grotto, © Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello “The canopy of a tree, say a poplar, like a round house, removed the site of vulnerability—the obvious entrance and back with no protections.

Natural Discourse: Artists, Architects, Scientists and Poets in the Garden — AIACC

From Soap to Cities, Designing From Nature Could Solve Our Biggest Challenges by Sven Eberlein. Can a boat be designed to clean the water?

From Soap to Cities, Designing From Nature Could Solve Our Biggest Challenges by Sven Eberlein

How does a spider manufacture resilient fiber? We need products that don’t harm us or the environment, and nature’s already done the research. posted Nov 19, 2012 “What surrounds us is the secret to survival.” Fotos de la biografía. Un argentino construye una casa sustentable en el país - lanacion.com. En mis últimas notas les traje información sobre lo que estaba ocurriendo en materia de construcción sustentable del otro lado del océano en España. Los diferentes proyectos que se presentaron en la competencia Solar Decathlon Europe nos dejaron mucho que pensar sobre las posibilidades económicas, sociales y ambientales que el aprovechamiento de la energía solar tiene para nuestro presente y futuro.

Pero estas particularidades han encontrado también una forma de realización en Argentina. Fluxus - Harmonia 57. A New Model for Housing. Why go back to the way things were when we can create housing that embraces the best of tradition and the best of new thinking?

A New Model for Housing

Posted Jul 24, 2012 Recently, the story broke that foreclosures were at the lowest level since 2007. That sounds like great news—we’re finally cleaning up the mess from the real estate bubble. Except for one thing: RealtyTrac.com, a marketer of information on foreclosed real estate, noted in April that the number of short sales (where a bank allows an owner to sell for less than is owed on the mortgage) were up by 33 percent from last year. In other words, there’s still plenty of distressed real estate; the banks are just using a different method to get rid of them. The fallout from the bubble and the associated financial meltdown continues to cause pain for a lot of people. About. Mission: The goal of Archinect is to make architecture more connected and open-minded, and bring together designers from around the world to introduce new ideas from all disciplines.

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EcoPerch / Blue Forest Tree Houses, Eco-lodges and Sustainable Buildings. The ecoPERCH concept is based on Blue Forest’s famous tree houses. It’s natural and organic geometry maximises the relationship between the inside space and the outdoor setting, ensuring the structure sits harmoniously within the landscape.

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Singapore's Supertree-Sprouting Gardens by the Bay Set to Officially Open This June. Singapore’s sprawling supertree-sprouting Gardens by the Bay are rapidly nearing completion – and one of the three indoor gardens, Bay East has already opened to the public with rave reviews. Designed by Grant Associates, the gardens are currently gearing up for their grand opening this June – hit the jump for fresh new photos of this amazing project! With gardens inside the swooping glass and steel exoskeleton and outdoors, a whopping 54 hectares of carefully manicured gardens feature plant species from around the world make up the entire Bay South. The new dome maintains a constant cool-dry Mediterranean climate and it will house bottle trees, olive trees, and date palms, giving visitors a taste of the Mediterranean Basin, South West Australia, South Africa, and Central Chile – as well as views of the remarkable Singapore skyline.

The other sector of Bay South is the Cloud Forest, another grid-shell conservatory that represents tropical regions. + Gardens by the Bay. Free Energy. Empowering you with renewable energy.