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Urgent: Possible Solutions For Big Energy Problems That Plague The Urban Landscape

Urgent: Possible Solutions For Big Energy Problems That Plague The Urban Landscape | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
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Ultra Modern Abu Dhabi Commercial and Cultural Expo Center

Ultra Modern Abu Dhabi Commercial and Cultural Expo Center | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
The method and means of tectonic principles that govern the dispersion of mass and surface in the project proposal by MA2 Architecture are subject to folding and overlapping of curved tectonic bodies.
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Green roofs - vision for the future

Green roofs - vision for the future | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
The design of the buildings changed over time, but it should be noted that the function of the building always remained the same: to protect, to give comfort, warmth in winter and coolness in summe...
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The architectural wonders of Astana, Kazakhstan - CNN.com

The architectural wonders of Astana, Kazakhstan - CNN.com | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
We take a look at the unusual architecture delights of Kazakhstan's capital city, Astana.
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Chinese architecture: Bold or weird? - CNN.com

Chinese architecture: Bold or weird? - CNN.com | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
In 2014, China's leaders called for less "weird architecture" to be built in the country. But Chinese architects and their clients are still being bold and ambitious.
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Company unveils 3D printed villa that is assembled in under 3 hours

Company unveils 3D printed villa that is assembled in under 3 hours | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
The two-storey villa was built from components printed in a factory in Xian, China, then lifted into place with a crane. The construction took just 3 hours. The house is said to last 150 years.
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6 striking contenders for Britain's top architecture prize

6 striking contenders for Britain's top architecture prize | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
The shortlist for the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Sterling Prize for the UK's best new building was announced Thursday, and six intriguing properties have made ...
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Denmark produces 140 per cent of its electricity needs through wind power

Denmark produces 140 per cent of its electricity needs through wind power | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
Due to an unusually windy day, wind farms in Denmark managed to produce 140 per cent of the country's electricity needs.
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This 'Casa Brutale' project, literally nestled in cliff face, is pretty amazing

This 'Casa Brutale' project, literally nestled in cliff face, is pretty amazing | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it

The conceptual residence, is a chameleonic living space encased within the earth atop the high cliffs above the Aegean Sea.

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Dubai to build world’s first 3D printed office

Dubai to build world’s first 3D printed office | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
The office will be approximately 2 000 square feet in size and will be printed layer-by-layer using a 20-foot tall 3D printer
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This robotic bricklayer can build a house in two days

For all the modern tools and heavy machinery found on construction sites these days, one aspect has remained a decidedly manual labor: bricklaying. Just
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Big batteries could be key to the future of renewable energy

Big batteries could be key to the future of renewable energy | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
Batteries are quickly becoming a key part of the push to make renewable energy a bigger part of the U.S. power grid in a warming world, experts said.
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Why an oil guy believes solar has a big future - Fortune

Why an oil guy believes solar has a big future - Fortune | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
Fossil fuels are here to stay, but solar energy will play a bigger role in our energy mix than many think.
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A Net-Zero House for $220K on the Way

A Net-Zero House for $220K on the Way | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
See Acre Designs' plans for a sleek net-zero house with four bedrooms and geothermal heating/cooling. It'll take half the time to build—all for $220K.
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The 50 Most Innovative Buildings Of The Last Decade

The 50 Most Innovative Buildings Of The Last Decade | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it

The Council of Tall Buildings, a Chicago-based organisation of architects and designers, published its Innovative 50 list, their ranking of the most innovative buildings of the last 15 years.


To be included, the buildings had to challenge the "traditional typology of tall buildings in some way, through innovation in form, design, façade, environmental approach, technologies".


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Nicholas Small's curator insight, September 9, 2015 9:46 AM

The list is only pictures, but there are worth the time the goolge to see the more information on them. Many are very have good green energy applications.

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Manta Ray Shaped Self-Sustaining Floating City Is An Ambitious Concept

Manta Ray Shaped Self-Sustaining Floating City Is An Ambitious Concept | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
There’s a lot of debate these days about what the cities of the future should look like with most people agreeing that they need to be...
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Daniel Libeskind on architecture's emotional impact - CNN.com

Daniel Libeskind on architecture's emotional impact - CNN.com | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
Architecture is the biggest unwritten document of history and touches us on a deep emotional level. So why don't more people think it's important?
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Norm Miller's curator insight, August 1, 2015 6:07 PM

How important is architecture?  What do you think?

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Must-see aerials of Singapore’s luxurious landscapes and architecture

Must-see aerials of Singapore’s luxurious landscapes and architecture | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
The city-state recently suffered some setbacks, but Singapore's architecture and landscapes continue to assert its place among the wealthiest of Asia's economies.
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How Retail Outlets Are Improving Energy Efficiency

How Retail Outlets Are Improving Energy Efficiency | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it

Superior retailers operate within extremely tight budgets. Any deviation from the budget results in a hit on the bottom line profit. However, tightening up on critical line items leads to a profitable and sustainable retail chain.


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Green Hotel Building Design in Abu Dhabi

Green Hotel Building Design in Abu Dhabi | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it

Abu Dhabi’s economy stands on two pillars, first the oil industry and second construction. Now as we talk about the construction industry, this region was once labeled as the world’s biggest per capita contributors to CO emissions, however; with more emphasis given to green building design and energy efficiency, the scenario is changing.

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Kenya is building Africa’s biggest wind energy farm to generate a fifth of its power

Kenya is building Africa’s biggest wind energy farm to generate a fifth of its power | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
Wind energy is bringing more power online in Africa
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Solar Boom Raises Doubts on Sale of Australia Power Assets

Solar Boom Raises Doubts on Sale of Australia Power Assets | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it
Rooftop solar power is taking off in Australia, undermining the prospects for the sale of a long-term lease on part of the electricity grid in New South Wales state.
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SoHo Building Facade Design Crowdsourced Via Facebook

SoHo Building Facade Design Crowdsourced Via Facebook | Innovative & Sustainable Building | Scoop.it

Karim Rashid turned to his Facebook fans as a community-regulated lifeline to the neighborhood's preservation-centric community

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