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Bjarke Ingels sustainable architecture designs

Bjarke Ingels: Creating a New Definition of Sustainable Architecture

Bjarke Ingels and his Copenhagen-based firm BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) are redefining sustainable architecture by removing the sense of fear and obligation that comes with the term sustainability. When you think of the word “sustainability”...
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Tesla Tiny House Shows off Powerwall Capabilities

Tiny houses are the rage these days, and now electric car manufacturer and energy solutions provider Tesla is getting in on the action. Tesla’s goal with the tiny house is to demonstrate the effectiveness of...
Coodo mobile shipping container home

Coodo Shipping Container Homes: Mobile Homes for Mobile Lives

Move over tiny houses! There’s a new kid in town; “coodo” (yes, the lowercase C is intentional). This modern take on converted shipping container homes is extremely cost-effective, easier to relocate, and customizable. It’s a...
Google's sustainable campus

PHOTOS: Google’s New Super-Sustainable ‘Green Loop’ Campus

Google has released updated concept images for its new, sustainably-designed campus, originally announced back in 2015. Check out the concept images below: According to the Mirror, Google will also be putting bike lanes and small...
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WATCH: Elon Musk Unveils the Tesla Solar Roof with Solar Shingles

On October 28, Elon Musk unveiled the anticipated new product from Tesla: a solar roof. The Tesla solar roof does away with unsightly solar panels in lieu of camouflaged, aesthetically pleasing solar shingles. The roofs will...
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The USGBC Plays a Critical Role in Conserving Fresh Water Supplies

A September 2013 article in the National Journal highlighted the importance of preserving our fresh water supply in the United States. The global consumption of water, according to the article, is three times higher...
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Float On In This Recycled Solar-Powered Home

Between Earth Ships, the Small House Movement, and others, there's a huge desire for off-the-grid alternatives to typical housing options. London's EcoFloLife have been working on these alternatives for years, and, in partnership with Italian...
Nine Elms to Pimlico Bridge Proposal

London’s Next Pedestrian-Cycling Crossing Will Change How You Think About Bridges

As London redevelops the Battersea Power Station, a foreclosed coal plant untouched since 1983, plans have emerged for a new pedestrian-cycling bridge connecting the area to the city center. The London Borough of Wandsworth put out...

The Eiffel Tower Will Power Itself With Two New Silent Wind Turbines

The Eiffel Tower, forever a symbol of French ingenuity and heritage, has added two new wind turbines to its modernist frame. The 17-foot turbines are a part of a massive renovation of the tower's lower...
New Google HQ

Inside Google’s New Green HQ

Plans emerged last week for a new Google HQ in northern Mountain View. The new campus will a stark departure from the current suburban office park Google calls home. Renderings show a series of canopy-inspired...

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