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Using Innovation to make your future development project green friendly and energy efficient.
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Floating Seascraper Proposed To Save The Gamma Cocoa Region In Nigeria - eVolo | Architecture Magazine

Floating Seascraper Proposed To Save The Gamma Cocoa Region In Nigeria - eVolo | Architecture Magazine | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
Architecture and Design Magazine for the 21st Century. Organizer of the Annual Skyscraper Architectural Competition.
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China keeps trying to prove its glass bridge is safe, so it drove a 2-tonne SUV over it

China keeps trying to prove its glass bridge is safe, so it drove a 2-tonne SUV over it | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
It got 20 people to hammer the glass first and crack it, before the car drove over it carrying 11 people.
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The making of the modern skyscraper

The making of the modern skyscraper | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
'The Tower' in Dubai is the newest in a roster of megatall structures, set to redefine future skylines. Here's why we're obsesed with building tall.
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First look: inside the Switch House – Tate Modern's power pyramid

First look: inside the Switch House – Tate Modern's power pyramid | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
With its chainmail brickwork, vast spaces and panoramic views, the Tate’s £260m ziggurat is a mesmerising twist on the existing art gallery
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A New Coalition Will Prove Sustainable Cities Are Better for Growth, Better for Climate | Sustainable Cities Collective

A New Coalition Will Prove Sustainable Cities Are Better for Growth, Better for Climate | Sustainable Cities Collective | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
Cities are all about efficiency. It’s why they exist: to allow easy access to jobs, goods, services and ideas.
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Interesting article on building the cities of the future through sustainable development.

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PMG's curator insight, June 14, 4:24 AM
Better Planning for Better Cities Sustainable Cities Are Better for Growth, Climate...
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US apartments emerge as outstanding real estate rental investment sector worldwide | Global News | News

US apartments emerge as outstanding real estate rental investment sector worldwide | Global News | News | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
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Hong Kong planning High Line-like elevated trails along the waterfront

Hong Kong planning High Line-like elevated trails along the waterfront | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
Ranked the 28th most livable city in the world in 2016, Hong Kong would rate even higher if it weren’t for its infamous air pollution.

The autonomous territory needed a zero-emission mode of transit, so it is building a 23-kilometer pedestrian network on its waterfront at Victoria Harbour. 
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China: No more weird buildings

China: No more weird buildings | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
Chinese architecture will now officially be less weird, with new State Council guidelines forbidding the construction of "odd-shaped" and "bizarre" buildings.
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The 4 Types of Cities and How to Prepare Them for the Future

The 4 Types of Cities and How to Prepare Them for the Future | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it

The prospect of urban innovation excites the imagination. But dreaming up what a “smart city” will look like in some gleaming future is, by its nature, a utopian exercise. The messy truth is that cities are not the same, and even the most innovative approach can never achieve universal impact. 

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9 new buildings set to define cities in 2016 - CNN.com

9 new buildings set to define cities in 2016 - CNN.com | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
The 9 new buildings set to define cities in 2016
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Norm Miller's curator insight, January 9, 2:01 PM
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Bangkok’s Version of New York’s Highline Seeks to Invigorate the Skytrain System - eVolo | Architecture Magazine

Bangkok’s Version of New York’s Highline Seeks to Invigorate the Skytrain System - eVolo | Architecture Magazine | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
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This Singapore apartment complex was just voted the best new building in the world

One of the most prestigious prizes in architecture has just been awarded to this wild housing complex in Singapore.
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24 Sussex: What a totally sustainable – and statement making – reno should look like

24 Sussex: What a totally sustainable – and statement making – reno should look like | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
The official prime minister’s residence, in disrepair for decades, is a money pit (estimated annual energy costs: $70,000) – not to mention a throwback to the days of inefficient design. John Lorinc asks the experts in heritage and sustainable design for their ideas
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Touches of Whimsy at World Trade Center’s Liberty Park

Touches of Whimsy at World Trade Center’s Liberty Park | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
The elevated park, which will be dedicated on Wednesday, will offer tiered teak seating, a “living wall” and an intimate perspective of the National September 11 Memorial.
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What's it like to ride a glass slide 1,000 feet above L.A.? We tried it out

What's it like to ride a glass slide 1,000 feet above L.A.? We tried it out | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
The Skyslide, a glass slide attached to the U.S. Bank building 1,000 feet over downtown L.A., opens to the public Saturday.
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The Hive creates a buzz at Kew

The Hive creates a buzz at Kew | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
Having been a major success at Milan Expo the Hive and is now moving on to the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in the UK
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See All 36 Winners of the 2016 RIBA London Awards

See All 36 Winners of the 2016 RIBA London Awards | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it

"From a shortlist of 68 buildings, 36 London projects have been awarded the 2016 RIBA London Awards for architectural excellence." via www.archdaily.com

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Tomorrow's buildings: Is world's greenest office smart? - BBC News

Tomorrow's buildings: Is world's greenest office smart? - BBC News | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
The Edge has been given the highest ever marks for sustainability but is its radical technology helping workers?
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HOK’s Hertsmere House Will Be the Tallest Residential Tower in Western Europe

HOK’s Hertsmere House Will Be the Tallest Residential Tower in Western Europe | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
HOK’s latest project, “Hertsmere House” on West India Quay in London’s Canary Wharf has been approved for development by members of Tower Hamlets’...
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Don't Fight the Snow, Build an Apartment Building with an Outdoor Ski Slope

Don't Fight the Snow, Build an Apartment Building with an Outdoor Ski Slope | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it

Kazakhstan is no stranger to the harsh winter season. That’s why Shokhan Mataibekov, the brain behind The Slalom House, has proposed it as a 21-story residential apartment with an outdoor ski slope starting from its roof. The proposal is currently in the hands of the Union of Architects of Kazakhstan.

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The Most Innovative Cities in the World

The Most Innovative Cities in the World | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it

From Shanghai to Nairobi, designers, architects, and planners are using advanced materials, smart science, and big data to make cities better than ever.

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Estos son los 10 mejores proyectos arquitectónicos del año, según la feria inmobiliaria MIPIM

Estos son los 10 mejores proyectos arquitectónicos del año, según la feria inmobiliaria MIPIM | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
La pasada semana se dieron a conocer en Cannes, durante la cita anual con la Feria Internacional Inmobiliaria MIPIM, los ganadores de los premios a los mejores proyectos arquitectónicos del año. Estos son los 10 ganadores:
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A Visual History of Housing Through the Centuries

A Visual History of Housing Through the Centuries | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
An animated exploration of what "home" has looked like throughout human existence
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More Sky would let you catch some rays indoors

More Sky would let you catch some rays indoors | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
Designer and architect Aldana Ferrer Garcia has imagined a quirky extending window frame that would offer apartment dwellers the opportunity to gaze at the clouds (or indeed, stars) while sat inside.
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