Gallery: Green Lighthouse: Denmark’s First Public Carbon Neutral Buildi...

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Last year, we wrote about the groundbreaking of the Green Lighthouse, an exciting carbon-neutral building located at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Designed by Christensen & Co, the spectacular sundial-shaped structure was recently completed, making it the first public carbon neutral building in Denmark! The student services center will be showcased during the UN Climate Conference (COP15) this December, where it will serve as proof that carbon neutral buildings are possible with good design and planning. In fact, 75% of the energy reductions achieved were a direct consequence of architectural design, not fancy technology.

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  1. victor vector March 29, 2010 at 4:38 am

    Well done !

    I think many “”architects “” have a lot to answer for .
    Since we now know how to do it right , what excuse do we have not to ?
    Why are we still building most “” designs “” that belong to the last century ?
    One has to wonder…..

    Anyway , congratulations on a job well done.

  2. victor vector March 29, 2010 at 4:32 am

    An example of how things SHOULD be done !

    Why are we still building so many “”designs”” that belong in the previous century ?

    Well done !

  3. omarruiz January 4, 2010 at 5:08 pm

    All we need this kind of projects!!!! Would you like to visit my city Guadalajara in México?

  4. omarruiz January 4, 2010 at 5:06 pm

    Perfect!! All we need this kind of projects. Would you like to visit my city Guadalajara, in México?

  5. ecoseeddotorg December 9, 2009 at 10:07 pm

    What a pure, clean, white, beautiful building! And best of all, it’s green! Have you designed other projects like this in other parts of the world?

  6. ecoseeddotorg December 9, 2009 at 9:44 pm

    What a pure, clean, white, beautiful building! And best of all, it’s green! Have you designed other projects like this in other parts of the world?

  7. paolohutter December 9, 2009 at 6:04 pm

    i need to talk to this people..i am an italian jornalist

    paolohutteròlibero.it

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