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Apple to Build Solar Farm to Power North Carolina Data Center

Apple to Build Solar Farm to Power North Carolina Data Center

Apple just applied for permits to build a solar farm on 171 acres of land near their Maiden, North Carolina data center. Though the company isn't releasing any official information about the project, the

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Steve Jobs’ Modern Childhood Home May Have Incubated his Design Vision

Steve Jobs’ Modern Childhood Home May Have Incubated his Design Vision

Photo Eichler Social While it may be presumptuous to think that a childhood home can be an elemental starting point for one of our greatest design geniuses, the power of architecture can be a

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Tesla’s Model S Electric Sedan Will be Powered by Ultra-Efficient Panasonic Batteries

Tesla’s Model S Electric Sedan Will be Powered by Ultra-Efficient Panasonic Batteries

This morning Tesla Motors announced that their new Model S electric sedan will be powered by top of the line lithium-ion batteries provided by the Panasonic Corporation. The collaboration is part of

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Team Canada’s TRTL Solar Decathlon House is a Modern Take on a Native American Home

Team Canada’s TRTL Solar Decathlon House is a Modern Take on a Native American Home

Building on the importance of family and community gathering, the open plan TRTL house features a flexible dining and living area that fosters family relationships. The two bedroom home can be assembled

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Newest US City to Be Built Just for Testing Green Technologies

Newest US City to Be Built Just for Testing Green Technologies

Up to 20 square miles of virgin desert in New Mexico will soon be home to the nation’s newest town, only with a twist — no one will live there. Developer Pegasus Global Holdings (a communication,

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MySaver Safeguards Your iPhone, iPad and iPod Cables from Damage

MySaver Safeguards Your iPhone, iPad and iPod Cables from Damage

If you own an Apple product, chances are you've had to deal with broken charge cords and fraying cables. The MySaver project, designed by Thomas Lehman, and funded through Kickstarter, demonstrates an

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Parasitic Vertical Upside-Down Casino Latches onto the Hoover Dam

Parasitic Vertical Upside-Down Casino Latches onto the Hoover Dam

The conceptual tower would provide a casino, a hotel, a boxing ring and a concert hall with all the same amenities and luxuries as a casino on the Las Vegas strip. Located between the dam and the bypass

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Cable Car System Crowns Urban Revitalization Project in Rio de Janeiro’s Alemão Favelas

Cable Car System Crowns Urban Revitalization Project in Rio de Janeiro’s Alemão Favelas

©Bruno Filipe Soares Lira (Bruno Itan) The system is the work of Alemão PAC (Growth Acceleration Plan), and part of an urban revitalization program started under former President Luis Inácio Lula

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Cloud 9′s Incredible Inflatable Bubble Building Now Open in Barcelona

Cloud 9′s Incredible Inflatable Bubble Building Now Open in Barcelona

The building’s inflatable southern façade is segmented into organic triangular shapes that mesh with the surrounding nature-inspired architecture of Antoni Gaudi. The membrane encases a former

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1,325 MPG Hypermiling Car Piloted by 11-Year-Old Student!

1,325 MPG Hypermiling Car Piloted by 11-Year-Old Student!

As gas prices continue to skyrocket, the importance of fuel-efficient vehicles can't be emphasized enough. Luckily, the Cambridge Design Partnership just unveiled a hypermiling concept car that can travel

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Beautiful Slatted Swiss Warehouse Emulates the Surrounding Forest

Beautiful Slatted Swiss Warehouse Emulates the Surrounding Forest

The Operation Center Burgergemeinde is a rustic framework of natural wooden slats located in Biel, Switzerland. Designed by Berlin based firm, Bauzeit Architekten, the spanning buildings and courtyard

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Huntingdon Estate: New Twisting Green Roofed Tower for London’s East End

Huntingdon Estate: New Twisting Green Roofed Tower for London’s East End

A former industrial site in London’s East End will be getting an uplifting transformation as a twisting commercial, residential and cultural high rise designed by Amanda Levete Architects. Located in

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Eton’s Soulra XL Solar Powered iPod Dock is Ready to Pre-order for Summer Beach Fun

Eton’s Soulra XL Solar Powered iPod Dock is Ready to Pre-order for Summer Beach Fun

With picnic weather finally arriving, and beach weather looming, Eton has made their new solar powered boombox available for pre-order.  With the Soulra XL, you can share your iPod tunes with your beach

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Sydney Pre-Fab School Sports Naturally Cooled Amoeba-like Facade

Sydney Pre-Fab School Sports Naturally Cooled Amoeba-like Facade

This unconventional façade has turned out to be a wise energy choice for the International Grammer School in Sydney Australia. Recently claiming an award for the best use of glass for energy efficiency,

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A4A Design Showcases Its Amazing Recycled Honeycomb Cardboard Sculptures in Milan

A4A Design Showcases Its Amazing Recycled Honeycomb Cardboard Sculptures in Milan

A4A Design's honeycombed furniture has also been showcased at the Lumina pop-up store in corso Garibaldi 127 alongside Foster+Partners' new LED FLO lamp series featured here last week. Both the fauna and

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Former Renault Factory In France Becomes An Undulating Green-Roofed School

Former Renault Factory In France Becomes An Undulating Green-Roofed School

One of the most beautiful urban redevelopment projects we've seen in a long time, the building has a green roof that is allowed to slope down such that it extends to the school's every level. Indigenous

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AIA COTE Unveils the Top Ten Green Architecture Projects of 2011

AIA COTE Unveils the Top Ten Green Architecture Projects of 2011

Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles, CA These urban infill, mixed-use, market-rate apartments are designed with energy efficiency in mind -- they utilize passive cooling strategy like cross-ventilation and

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Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Oceanic Will Use Underwater Planes to Explore Ocean’s Depths

Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Oceanic Will Use Underwater Planes to Explore Ocean’s Depths

Sir Richard Branson is no shrinking violet when it comes to innovation in exploration. The famed entrepreneur who is already constructing his own space base, has just announced he will being

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Nanjing, China Master Plan Could Be Largest Green Development In the World

Nanjing, China Master Plan Could Be Largest Green Development In the World

The new city is set to be built on a combination of greenfields and existing industrial low lands. It has been planned to respect the history and culture of Nanjing while also projecting a modern and

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Deceiving Eco Art: Is This One Huge Bus or Fifty Cars?

Deceiving Eco Art: Is This One Huge Bus or Fifty Cars?

Swedish advertising company, Acne, put together a rather eye-catching advertising campaign for Flygbussarna, an airport coach bus service, to inspire individual car drivers to take the coach bus instead.

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Floating “Kaluga” Sauna Sprouts a Tree on Top

Floating “Kaluga” Sauna Sprouts a Tree on Top

Russia's Festival of Landscape Objects saw a flotilla of seaworthy buildings float down the Ugra River to Nikola-Lenivets Village. Among the visionary houses was a beautifully-finished floating sauna,

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Elegant Grand Stade de Casablanca Stadium To Be Built In An Abandoned Quarry

Elegant Grand Stade de Casablanca Stadium To Be Built In An Abandoned Quarry

The Moroccan National Football team is set to have a brand new stadium designed by French studio Scau in collaboration with local, Moroccan firm Archi Design. The Grand Stade de Casablanca will be built

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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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LA Warehouse Office is a Shipping Container City

LA Warehouse Office is a Shipping Container City

Pallotta TeamWorks found a good deal on the warehouse, but after running the numbers realized they wouldn't be able to afford keeping the entire space air-conditioned -- plus, they were working on a

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Stunning Star-Shaped Taiwan Tower With Built-In Wind Turbine

Stunning Star-Shaped Taiwan Tower With Built-In Wind Turbine

The tower's form was inspired by Taiwan's diamond industry, traditional origami, the Eiffel Tower, and the star, which is part of Taiwan's flag. Combining all of these visual icons together into one

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Chicago Honors Exceptional Eco Projects With Greenworks Awards

Chicago Honors Exceptional Eco Projects With Greenworks Awards

Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo This project includes a 14-acre revitalization of the pond located at Lincoln Park's Zoo. The half-mile walkway is openly accessible to all visitors. 90% of the

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Argentinian Apartment Showcases Recycled Materials

Argentinian Apartment Showcases Recycled Materials

The original 42 sq meter plot included a patio at the entrance; one room downstairs comprising the kitchen, dining and living room; and one bedroom upstairs. A new two-story addition to the home was built

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Fantastic Flat-Pack Prefab Cabins by Form and Forest

Fantastic Flat-Pack Prefab Cabins by Form and Forest

Form and Forest is the brainchild of brothers Jeff and Ryan Jordan, where Jeff owns and runs a prefab manufacturing company in the Calgary area and Ryan is an industrial designer. The designs for the

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Hanimaadhoo Maldivian Airport Has a Curvaceous Clamshell Roof

Hanimaadhoo Maldivian Airport Has a Curvaceous Clamshell Roof

One of Haptic an NSW's primary goals for the airport was to maintain the untouched character of the coastline. They achieved this by locating the terminal right in the lagoon and putting the runway and

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Calatrava Unveils Rail Station At Denver International Airport

Calatrava Unveils Rail Station At Denver International Airport

Denver is one of the few international airports without a rail link -- a vital source of efficient and low-carbon transportation. The new expansion will bring important new facilities to the airport and

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