NP: Reanudan las charlas “Motivos para motivarse” de Bioarquitectura Mediterránea After the success of the sessions in June and July mxm, the schedule for future meetings include topics such as bioclimatic design, indoor environmental quality and radiation and its effect on the environment and people. The construction sector is in crisis, both a lack of funding from potential investors and due to the unsustainability of the model itself. Cheap buildings do not consider their environmental and social impacts that are not suitable for a future increasingly demanding with the side effects of materials and construction practices. Algunas alternativas que proponemos son la construcción de edificios ecológicos y la rehabilitación de edificios ya existentes siguiendo las pautas de la arquitectura sostenible. También es importante conocer que la biología de los materiales y de las instalaciones eléctricas tienen un efecto inmediato sobre la calidad ambiental interior de la casa y sobre la salud de los usuarios. Download the press release
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Tiny House Eco Village for the Homeless Architect Arthur Dyson is working with construction management students at Fresno State to create an unprecedented “Eco-Village” of tiny homes for homeless folks. The homes will be made of recycled materials – pallet flooring and framing, waterproofed cardboard walls, aluminum can roofing – and some donated materials from Lowe’s, according to The Fresno Bee . The green community would have several tiny homes amidst fruit trees and landscaping, while a main building would house kitchen and bathroom facilities, as well as shops for residents to sell things they’ve made or grown. The first homes are under construction, as pictured, and will be as small as 80 square feet. DogTrot Mod The Dogtrot Mod: Celebrating Modern Dogtrot Style, In Modern Prefab Cabin Form. This sleek expandable prefab cabin house kit intertwines passive solar sophistication with a natural setting... Bringin' cabin outdoors-in philosophy to a smart growth urban corner lot or preserved open space near you.
Home Minnesota man building a 3D printer to construct houses It's the dream of many to build their own home, but financial, temporal and technical limitations mean that few of us ever do. At least, that's the situation right now. An inventor from Minnesota is currently trying to build an enormous 3D printer that'd do for housebuilding what the technology has already done for small colored plastic widgets. Andrey Rudenko is currently working on hardware that'll help him build his next home, but that could also be sold to contractors for "the cost of a car." The (Green) Tiny House Movement The tiny house movement experienced a surge of sorts when a recent video hit front page Yahoo! But the movement has been growing in popularity over time, especially during the rough and tumble of the last few years. Tiny houses often include green elements or can be seen as inherently green because they’re small and require tiny amounts of water and energy.
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