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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...

London’s Iconic Red Phone Booths Go Green: The ‘SolarBox’ Mobile Charging Station

Ask yourself: When was the last time you used a phone box to make a call? Last week? Last month? Last year? 2 years? 3 years? Yeah, it’s been a while for me too. Still, I bet if you've...
Reykjavik, Iceland

The 10 Greenest Cities in the World

Do you have a hankering to go someplace green? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Check out ten of the greenest cities in the world. All of these cities have implemented some wonderfully...
London 2012 Olympics

London Olympics environmental impact lower than expected

According to the London Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG), this past summer's Olympic games in London generated less carbon dioxide emissions than that was predicted. A whole 28 percent less than that...
Blackfriars Bridge in London

Blackfriars Bridge: A Victorian Structure for the Modern World!

Blackfriars Bridge is a 923 foot structure that crosses the River Thames in central London. The bridge took over 9 years to build and was opened to the public in 1769. However, in 2009...
SkyCycle

Cycling above traffic: How elevated bike lanes could save modern cities

If you're like me and own a bike, but are terrified to ride it on city streets, this may interest you. A unique idea is currently being tossed around by a landscape architect in...
7 More building

7 More – London’s Most Environmental Building

There has been a conscious environmental movement over the past few years that has been picking up much steam in a wide variety of sectors. In 2009, the city of London saw an excellent environmental...
London 2012 Olympics

London 2012 Olympics: “Greenest Games Ever”

So the curtain has finally come down on the grandest stage in all of sports... The Olympics endured 16 days of tough competition, with more than 10-thousand of the best athletes from around the world....

London’s Blackfriars Station gets 2 miles of solar panels

Yesterday marked the beginning of the installation of 4,400 solar panels above the Blackfriars Station, which when completed will appear as a solar bridge 2 miles long. The image above is a computer generated...

London’s Olympic Sized Wind Turbine

I'm not a big fan of the Olympics. Too many events rely on jumping. But admittedly, the 2012 Olympics in London are going to be interesting. Last week the Olympic council unveiled a new...

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