If your wallet is already feeling the pinch from your monthly energy bill as we head into the colder months, you'll be happy to know that you can keep those expenses down using a simple device called a
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Image of Copenhagen, Shutterstock Lord Mayor Frank Jensen of Copenhagen recently announced that the city is on track for 2025 carbon neutrality. If measures implemented to reach this important
The building is housed in a traditionally enclosed space with typically artificial heating and cooling systems, but the architect reconfigured it, installing wood frame windows to allow the building to
Italcementi i.Lab is located at the eastern end of the Kilometro Rosso Scientific Technology Park in Bergamo, Italy. The V-shaped building is composed of two wings on either side of a central courtyard to
As William Duff Architects explain, they “developed a project that blends elegant, innovative architecture with green building strategies to create inspiring spaces carefully crafted for everyday
Sole Technology is a manufacturer of action sports footwear and apparel for the brands Etnies, Emerica, Altamont and ThirtyTwo. The company's main headquarters is based in California and its new European
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is the proud owner of this new ZNEB building, and in partnership with the Department of Capital Asset Management, Governor Deval Patrick brought together the team of
Abu Dhabi is one of the world's biggest oil exporters and also has one of the highest per capita emissions rates. But the Emirate's leadership is also keenly concerned to reduce their energy consumption
The ZCB (Zero Carbon Building) is Hong Kong's first net-zero energy building and it was developed to promote low-carbon living and showcase low/zero carbon design and technologies. The building and its
S11 House is a 12,000-square-foot home that is designed based on the characteristics of a tree in the tropics. The roof is a large, insulated canopy made from recyclable steel metal sheets coated in a
The Shipping Container House questions the need for space in our day to day lives and challenges us to be more efficient. Coming in at only 1,517 sq ft, this compact home packs in a lot of functionality.
Sprout Space has a threefold mission: to provide healthy, sustainable, and flexible spaces for students to learn. Perkins + Will's design rethinks the issues associated with temporary and modular
Located in Chengdu, Holl took inspiration from historic local poet, Du Fu, who wrote of Three Valleys. With this poem in mind, Holl created three plaza levels that represent the valleys and time, each
Modscape's Point Leo Prefab is a 5 bedroom home with 220 sq m (2,368 sq ft) of space. Entertaining and public spaces are located on the ground floor and private rooms are on the upper level. A large open
It may still be December, but we're already thinking about our resolution to make 2013 our greenest year yet. In addition to those classic resolves to eat healthier, spend more time with family and
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UC Berkeley’s new Energy Bioscience Building is home to the Energy Biosciences Institute, a public-private partnership that develops solutions to global energy challenges. The five-story, $133 million
At 5994 square feet, Earthwall 2 is no tiny home, but a series of sensitive interventions compensate for its large footprint. Built with the designer's own post-tensioned steel rammed earth construction
LED bulbs may be fabulous for the environment, but they aren’t always the prettiest of fittings to look at. Philips is trying to fix that with an update to one of their more popular LED bulbs, the A19.
Originally built in the 1960s, Castle Square was recently retrofitted into an 192-unit affordable apartment building, making it the US' largest LEED Platinum building to receive a Deep Energy Retrofit.
MAD Architects won an international competition to design the towers, which is part of a larger 5 tower development project in the downtown area of Mississauga. The project was aimed to provide important
The research facility, which is expected to earn LEED Silver certification, provides UCSD with a space and capacity to research nano-tube technologies and new structural aerospace materials. The
ScottishPower Renewables has announced plans to temporarily halt progress on the Tiree Wind Farm off the coast of Scotland. Designed as a 361 square kilometer site 5km off the coast of the most westerly
Inspired by the ecology of the shoreline, MHM Architects designed and built this striking boat house on Milstätter Lake in Austria. The structure is set on pier foundations over the water, but it is
The American Swedish Institute has long been a destination and gathering place for Swedish Americans in Minneapolis' culturally diverse Phillips West Neighborhood - and now it has even more to boast
Lendager Architects announced their first prize win in the competition to build the first DGNB-certified housing project in Denmark in Næstved. DGNB is a new green building certification system that is
The design for the Nutmeg House evolved to fit in with the surrounding landscape and to reduce its impact. The footprint of the new home is considerably smaller than the original home and provides more
Biomimicry's Cool Alternative: Eastgate Centre in Zimbabwe The Eastgate Centre in Harare, Zimbabwe, typifies the best of green architecture and ecologically sensitive adaptation. The country's largest
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