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Prefabricated modular home delivered into the Brazilian countryside

Prefabricated modular home delivered into the Brazilian countryside | Green Living | Scoop.it
MAPA of Brazil and Uruguay has built a prefabricated modular home and transported it by lorry to a picturesque spot in the countryside outside Porto Alegre.
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Toronto's Underpass Park

Toronto's Underpass Park | Green Living | Scoop.it
A Toronto park that has the distinction of being mostly paved. It also has a roof. With cars on it. Toronto's Underpass park.
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10 Climate-Sensitive Contemporary Homes That Beat Seattle's Rainy Season

10 Climate-Sensitive Contemporary Homes That Beat Seattle's Rainy Season | Green Living | Scoop.it

On average, Seattle experiences 150 days of rain and 201 cloudy days per year, even though other cities like New York, Boston, and D.C. average more overall rainfall each year.

Indeed, the city's Pacific Northwestern climate has influenced nearly all aspects of Seattle's culture—including its robust architectural heritage. While many historic structures in Seattle derive from the Queen Anne style (including an entire neighborhood named after it), more recently the city has evolved into a hub for high-performing sustainable architecture that takes its climate into special consideration...


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ParadigmGallery's comment, January 12, 2014 3:03 PM
some pretty sweet homes in this post!
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Cantilevered Two Hulls House Overlooking the Sea in Nova Scotia, Canada

Cantilevered Two Hulls House Overlooking the Sea in Nova Scotia, Canada | Green Living | Scoop.it

Two Hulls is a detached house in Nova Scotia, Canada, that allows water to flow freely underneath the structure.

Floating above the sandy beach, Two Hulls is one of the many fascinating detached houses designed by  MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects. Cantilevered on concrete foundations, it allows the water to flow freely underneath the structure, without harming the house in any way. The perfect place to construct a seaside refuge home, the isolated plot of land, guarded by trees and lush vegetation on one side and the sea on the other,  offers mind-blowing views, encouraging a relaxing lifestyle...


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When Money Matters More Than People: Real Estate in Glengarry Glen Ross

When Money Matters More Than People: Real Estate in Glengarry Glen Ross | Green Living | Scoop.it
Glengarry Glen Ross is based on David Mamet’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a group of struggling real estate salespeople who are under the gun.
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Shipping Container Homes: A Viable Housing Alternative?

Shipping Container Homes: A Viable Housing Alternative? | Green Living | Scoop.it
Shipping containers started to travel around the globe in the 1960s, and cargo companies haven’t been able to replace them since then.
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Lower Your Waste at Home

Lower Your Waste at Home | Green Living | Scoop.it
The average Canadian produces 777 kilograms of garbage every year according to a report by the Conference Board of Canada.
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Humber Bay Park: Condos and Cormorants

Humber Bay Park: Condos and Cormorants | Green Living | Scoop.it
Humber Bay Park consists of over 300 acres of human-made peninsulas, ponds, and islands along the mouth of Etobicoke’s Mimico Creek.
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Floatel: An Off-Grid Floating Tent Retreat with All the Comforts of Home

Floatel: An Off-Grid Floating Tent Retreat with All the Comforts of Home | Green Living | Scoop.it

The Floatel by Architecture HLM is an entirely off the grid retreat. Designed as a floating tent, Floatel can be deployed anywhere there is calm water. Standard features include a master suite with off-the0shelf battery powered LED lights, a fire pit for both cooking and warmth, mosquito netting and a small kitchenette with powder room and additional storage. Photovoltaic arrays can be added for battery recharge.


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Breaking Down 5 Solar Energy Myths

Breaking Down 5 Solar Energy Myths | Green Living | Scoop.it
Take a look at some of the most common myths about solar power and how they weigh against the facts.
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7 Great Ideas for Recycled Objects in Your Home

7 Great Ideas for Recycled Objects in Your Home | Green Living | Scoop.it
This article will show you that recycled things can be as reliable as brand-new products and sometimes the extra character is a big bonus.
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