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Auckland’s Glittering Green Geyser Office Wins New Zealand Architecture Award

Auckland’s Glittering Green Geyser Office Wins New Zealand Architecture Award

The Geyser complex actually consists of five sub buildings, which are linked together by an interior courtyard. The buildings are arranged like a village, with the inner courtyard serving as the town

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La Trobe University’s Eye-Popping New Research Facility Aims for Australia’s 5-Star Green Rating

La Trobe University’s Eye-Popping New Research Facility Aims for Australia’s 5-Star Green Rating

The six-story rectangular building is enveloped with an undulating honeycomb-like façade that is dominated by colorful oversized window frames. Three of these are outfitted with wood and protrude from

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115 West Street: Office With a Lobby Full of Living Trees Receives Green Star SA Certification in South Africa

115 West Street: Office With a Lobby Full of Living Trees Receives Green Star SA Certification in South Africa

South Africa's equivalent of the green building rating tool from Australia and New Zealand, Green Star SA will officially recognize the office on 115 West Street with a four star rating in March, 2013.

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Hassell’s Sustainable Common Ground Housing Project Honored at the World Architecture Festival

Hassell’s Sustainable Common Ground Housing Project Honored at the World Architecture Festival

International architecture and planning firm Hassell recently won multiple awards and commendations at the World Architecture Festival in Singapore. One of the projects recognized was Hassell’s Common

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Woods Bagot Designs Efficient New Headquarters for Melbourne Water

Woods Bagot Designs Efficient New Headquarters for Melbourne Water

Melbourne Water's new headquarters has achieved a 5 Star NABERS rating (NABERS is Australia's green building rating system). And it is expected to receive a 6 Star NABERS rating following a period of

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Monash University Student Housing Promotes Collegiality and Sustainability

Monash University Student Housing Promotes Collegiality and Sustainability

When BVN Architecture was designing the new dormitories for Monash University, they focused on the residents' experience rather than just ensuring they met the spatial requirements. The project consists

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Melbourne’s Advanced Technologies Centre by H2o Architects Looks Like a Gigantic LEGO Brick

Melbourne’s Advanced Technologies Centre by H2o Architects Looks Like a Gigantic LEGO Brick

Much of the design of Swinburne University of Technology's Advanced Technologies Centre is about openness, circulation, and adaptability. The lower labs are glassed on all sides

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Pixel Building: Australia’s First Carbon Neutral Building is Now Complete!

Pixel Building: Australia’s First Carbon Neutral Building is Now Complete!

Pixel is a ‘Future Office’ - a prototype for commercial buildings that produce their own power and collect their own water for a future carbon constrained world. The four story building is home to

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Opportunity Green Sustainable Business Conference: Final Wrap

Opportunity Green Sustainable Business Conference: Final Wrap

Many of the entrepreneurial minds at the conference are looking to create sustainable solutions, and the finalists from OG25 green start-up competition were no exception. Every one of the the 25 start-ups

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Brisbane’s Dramatic Ecosciences Precinct is a Model for Eco Laboratories in Australia

Brisbane’s Dramatic Ecosciences Precinct is a Model for Eco Laboratories in Australia

The Ecosciences Precinct is a collaborative project involving Queensland's Department of Environment and Resource Management, Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation and the

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one40william is a Wonderfully Stacked Volume That Sets the Benchmark for Sustainable Design in Perth’s City Centre

one40william is a Wonderfully Stacked Volume That Sets the Benchmark for Sustainable Design in Perth’s City Centre

The project revitalizes a landmark CBD site, integrating 36,000 square meters of commercial office space and 6,000 square meters of retail, food and entertainment. The site is interesting in that it

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Sydney’s New 1 Bligh Skyscraper is Australia’s Greenest Office Tower

Sydney’s New 1 Bligh Skyscraper is Australia’s Greenest Office Tower

The floor-to-ceiling atrium also acts as a natural cooling system, siphoning hot air and funneling it out the top of the building. Office balconies line the interior of the atrium, benefitting from the

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Minneapolis Repair Kiosks Help You Service Your Bike on the Fly

Minneapolis Repair Kiosks Help You Service Your Bike on the Fly

Minneapolis cyclists now have a solution for making minor tweaks and fixing flats in a pinch with Bike Fixation kiosks. Open until midnight 365 days a year, this green startup by Alex Anderson and Chad

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Fisker Karma Electric Sedan Will be Ready for Sale This Summer

Fisker Karma Electric Sedan Will be Ready for Sale This Summer

Fisker Automotive, an ambitious start-up raising funds to manufacture green luxury cars, has announced that they’ve reached their $1 billion dollar goal! With ample funds now in hand the company is

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Delta Tower: Carbon-Neutral Wooden Complex to be Australia’s First Passive House

Delta Tower: Carbon-Neutral Wooden Complex to be Australia’s First Passive House

Australia’s first Passive House certified building will also be part of a new breed of zero carbon multi-story buildings that use wood as a central building component. Designed by Melbourne based Studio

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Deloitte Centre: Auckland’s Most Environmentally Sustainable Commercial Building

Deloitte Centre: Auckland’s Most Environmentally Sustainable Commercial Building

Forming the cornerstone of the commercial building is the historic seven-story Jean Batten Building, which was built in the modern style in 1942. The Jean Batten Building serves as one of the corners of

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Recycled Suitcases Used To Furnish Shanghai’s URBN Hotel

Recycled Suitcases Used To Furnish Shanghai’s URBN Hotel

The boutique hotel was designed by A00 Architecture and is set within a renovated warehouse in the heart of Shanghai. Set back from the street and surrounded by a high wall and gate, the hotel features a

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Auckland’s Eco Ironbank Features Robotic Car Stacking Garage

Auckland’s Eco Ironbank Features Robotic Car Stacking Garage

The Ironbank is located in a unique historic area in between of Auckland's central business district and a quarter undergoing urban renewal. The project was recently awarded a 5-Star Green Star rating

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ANZ Centre is Australia’s Largest, Greenest Office Building

ANZ Centre is Australia’s Largest, Greenest Office Building

Located by the river in the heart of downtown, the building designed by Hassell responds to the local environment by reducing its energy profile. It uses the river to help cool the interior, incorporates

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Solo Helicopter Emits Nothing But Water Vapor

Solo Helicopter Emits Nothing But Water Vapor

Developing an idea first sought by the U.S. military — one-man, easy-to-fly helicopters — Avimech has created a 230-pound helicopter that uses hydrogen peroxide for fuel and emits nothing but

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Macquarie Bank’s Green Office is Part Space Station, Part Cathedral

Macquarie Bank’s Green Office is Part Space Station, Part Cathedral

Construction on One Shelley Street first began in 2006 and finished in 2009. California-based Clive Wilkinson Architects teamed up with local architects Woods Bagot to design the 330,000 square foot

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Melbourne Convention Center Achieves 6 Star Green Star Certification

Melbourne Convention Center Achieves 6 Star Green Star Certification

Australia has stunning beaches, some of the best natural landscapes, fascinating wildlife, beautiful people and now the world’s greenest convention center - how is any other country supposed to compete

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HOW TO: Green Your Work Place

HOW TO: Green Your Work Place

Its 9am on a Wednesday morning and you find yourself preparing for your day with a cup of coffee in hand and your daily Inhabitat Digest open on your desktop. But today is no ordinary day. Today when

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WEST COAST GREEN STARTS TOMORROW!

WEST COAST GREEN STARTS TOMORROW!

The biggest and baddest green residential conference in the country kicks off TOMORROW, and this year promises to be better than ever, running from Thursday September 20th to Saturday Saturday 22nd. From

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WEST COAST GREEN STARTS THURSDAY!

WEST COAST GREEN STARTS THURSDAY!

The biggest and baddest green residential conference in the country kicks off THIS THURSDAY, and this year promises to be better than ever, running from Thursday September 20th to Saturday Saturday 22nd.

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ZAHA HADID GOES GREEN DOWN UNDER

ZAHA HADID GOES GREEN DOWN UNDER

We don't often bring news of projects without at least an inkling of the actual design, but sometimes we just can't resist: Zaha Hadid, the Iraqi Pritzker Prize winning architect, is set to design

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HauteGREEN STARTS TONIGHT!

HauteGREEN STARTS TONIGHT!

People in NYC - Don't forget that HauteGREEN starts tonight! After weeks of anticipation, sneak peeks, and announcements about the star-studded lineup, HauteGREEN is officially kicking off its

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30 THE BOND: Sydney’s Greenest Building

30 THE BOND: Sydney’s Greenest Building

BOND, 30 THE BOND* What's more impressive than a building design that aims to reduce its greenhouse emissions to a 5 Star Australian Building Greenhouse Rating benchmark, which is the approximate

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CH2: Australia’s greenest building

CH2: Australia’s greenest building

When Melbourne decided to create a new building to complement their existing offices, they decided to set an example to the rest of the Australia. Completed in 2006, Melbourne's Council House 2 building,

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