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zaha hadid office tower citylife milano

zaha hadid office tower citylife milano | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
the twisting tower will add a dynamic, pedestrian-friendly character to the milanese skyline, update the popular fair-grounds area, and improve transit connections to the city center.
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Not sure about the aesthetics of this project in Milan but I do love the idea of no visible cars!!!

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London to test 'smart city' operating system

London to test 'smart city' operating system | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
An operating system designed to power the smart cities of the future will be put through its paces in London. Living Plan IT has developed its Urban OS to provide a platform to connect services and...
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"Bologna Smart City... | Facebook

"Bologna Smart City... | Facebook | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
Key4biz wrote: "Bologna Smart City Exhibition 2013. Un... Join Facebook to connect with Key4biz and others you may know. ("Bologna Smart City Exhibition 2013. Un anno per trovare una visione politica nazionale condivisa e partecipata...
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Linar Yakupov holds briefing on SMART City Kazan - The Kazan Herald

Linar Yakupov holds briefing on SMART City Kazan - The Kazan Herald | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
Linar Yakupov holds briefing on SMART City Kazan
The Kazan Herald
SMART City Kazan is an urban development project on 650 hectares of land 3 kilometers from Kazan International Airport and 15 kilometers from the Kazan city center.
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Oslo: Smooth Landing in Fornebu?

Oslo: Smooth Landing in Fornebu? | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
The conversion of old airport fields offers a unique and elusive opportunity for cities seeking to expand their urban limits. With proximity to urban centers old air fields offer possibilities to create new commercial and residential communities.
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Ijburg: City of islands

Ijburg: City of islands | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
The development of Ijburg by Amsterdam, Holland, is based on the struggle to provide new urban development amidst a swathe of conflicting conditions; the demand for new housing close to Amsterdam city centre, the lack of available land to build on,...
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Kerala govt departments in dark over SmartCity plan - Times of India

Kerala govt departments in dark over SmartCity plan - Times of India | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
Kerala govt departments in dark over SmartCity plan Times of India KOCHI: The workshop organised by SmartCity authorities for incorporating the views of various government departments and agencies, including Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB)...
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SANAA, Zaha Hadid, Steven Holl and Bjarke Ingels will help us ...

SANAA, Zaha Hadid, Steven Holl and Bjarke Ingels will help us ... | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
Eliinbar's Sketch book 2012 – Steven Holl's “Sponge Concept” 2012 - - Recently were published in ARCHIDAILY ,two new buildings designed by Steven Holl, the Tianjin Ecocity Ecology and Planning Museums.
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BIG yes for NY residences - World Architecture News

BIG yes for NY residences - World Architecture News | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
BIG yes for NY residences World Architecture News Designed by Danish architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group - which also has offices in New York - for developers The Durst Organisation, the West 57 scheme stretches for almost an entire block on a...
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VIDEO: Bjarke Ingels on "Evolutionary" Design and the Joys of Sustainability - ARTINFO

VIDEO: Bjarke Ingels on "Evolutionary" Design and the Joys of Sustainability - ARTINFO | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
ARTINFO VIDEO: Bjarke Ingels on "Evolutionary" Design and the Joys of Sustainability ARTINFO Danish architect Bjarke Ingels, founder of Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), thinks that architecture can be luxurious, sustainable, and community-driven all at...
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Frank Gehrys Tilt Shift New York

Frank Gehrys Tilt Shift New York | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
Frank Gehry's Tilt Shift New York http://t.co/h5ta43Ls #architecture #photography #nyc
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SGCC builds smart grid with fiber | Telecom Asia

SGCC builds smart grid with fiber | Telecom Asia | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
Using PON to connect smart meters indicates SGCC’s broadband ambitions (The State Grid Corporation of China is building a smart grid with fiber using PON to connect smart meters...
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Frank Gehry At 83: Still Obsessed With Fish

Frank Gehry At 83: Still Obsessed With Fish | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
Like so many artists and designers, Frank Gehry stumbled upon his creative voice by accident. It was 1983, and Gehry had been asked by Formica to design a series of objects using one of its new plastics.
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Zaha Hadid Architects Breaks Ground at St. Antony’s College

Zaha Hadid Architects Breaks Ground at St. Antony’s College | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
Oxford University gains a new structure that bridges together buildings of the institution's Middle East Center.
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The rise of the smart city, Part 8: Sustainability | Bangkok Post: business

The rise of the smart city, Part 8: Sustainability | Bangkok Post: business | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
In this the final article in this series on Smart Cities, we'll take a look at the issue of Sustainability.
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Cuomo issues 'Build smart' order - Real Estate Weekly

Cuomo issues 'Build smart' order - Real Estate Weekly | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
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Cuomo issues 'Build smart' order
Real Estate Weekly
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has issued an Executive Order directing state agencies to increase energy efficiency in state buildings by 20 percent in seven years.
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Architecture

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6 Awesome Caves to Call Home. #Inhabitat #Sustainable #Design Innovation #Eco Architecture #Green Building (6 Awesome Caves to Call Home.
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Way Ahead: Edmonton's Urban Forests

Way Ahead: Edmonton's Urban Forests | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
Urban trees represent an irreplaceable asset for cities, and unlike most municipal infrastructure a trees’ value will increase over its life span.
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Sustainable house in the Finnish countryside. - Livegreen Blog

Sustainable house in the Finnish countryside. - Livegreen Blog | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
Read Sustainable house in the Finnish countryside.
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The Future Is Green: Architecture + Sustainability

The Future Is Green: Architecture + Sustainability | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
RT @Interface_NA: 10 projects that make the future of sustainable architecture and design look very green: http://t.co/hmm5AZA8 via @architizer
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BIG wins planning for New York housing scheme - Building Design

BIG wins planning for New York housing scheme - Building Design | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
BIG wins planning for New York housing scheme
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Bjarke Ingels, founding partner of BIG, said: “The building is conceived as a cross breed between the Copenhagen courtyard and the New York skyscraper.
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Bjarke Ingels | 3 warp-speed architecture tales | arthitectural.com

Bjarke Ingels | 3 warp-speed architecture tales | arthitectural.com | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
Bjarke Ingels is principal of BIG, based in Copenhagen. An alumnus of Rem Koolhaas' OMA practice, Ingels takes a similar approach: experimenting with pure.
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Gehry Partners, LLP :: Contact

Gehry Partners, LLP :: Contact | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
special to Jonathan Johnson Griffin and Fuse Green | Frank Gehry's skywriting http://t.co/CCzJVpZc @Flickr http://t.co/tgZZqMUz
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Are smart cities the answer to rising populations?

Are smart cities the answer to rising populations? | Orbis Sine Fine | Scoop.it
New smart cities are seen by some as the answer to rising populations and fewer resources – but others believe existing infrastructure holds the key (Are smart cities the answer to rising populations?
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