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From G to A. Studio Negri retrofit gets A-Rating. What exactly is a BER Cert?

From G to A. Studio Negri retrofit gets A-Rating. What exactly is a BER Cert? | Sustainable and Green Architecture | Scoop.it

"A BER certificate demonstrates the energy performance of a home. It covers energy use for space heating, water heating, ventilation and lighting calculated on the basis of standard occupancy"

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A tree family affair - Easy Reader

A tree family affair - Easy Reader | Sustainable and Green Architecture | Scoop.it
Easy ReaderA tree family affairEasy ReaderHe's a big, bold thinker, a devotee of the Buckminster Fuller, the architect and futurist whose concepts included geodesic domes, Spaceship Earth, and sustainable building practices (50 years before “green”...
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Passive Solar House Certification

Passive Solar House Certification | Sustainable and Green Architecture | Scoop.it

Passive Houses are ultra-energy efficient homes. The standard is voluntary but it has to be formally certified to be considered a Passive House. For certification it must have the following design features.....

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View Tube: A Two Floor Lime Green Shipping Container Cafe in London

View Tube: A Two Floor Lime Green Shipping Container Cafe in London | Sustainable and Green Architecture | Scoop.it
Who wouldn't want to have a spot of afternoon tea at this delightful lime green shipping container cafe overlooking the site of the London 2012 Olympics?
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Energy Efficiency Tips for Eco-friendly households

Energy Efficiency Tips for Eco-friendly households | Sustainable and Green Architecture | Scoop.it
Sustainable architecture in Ireland is not just about adding better insulation, using alternative fuel sources, or creating smarter exposure to natural light will all add to efficiency. These structural changes can be expensive.
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Small Sustainable House Plans – Hover House 3 by Glen Irani Architects on Zeospot.com

Small Sustainable House Plans – Hover House 3 by Glen Irani Architects on Zeospot.com | Sustainable and Green Architecture | Scoop.it

This sustainable house design focus on maximize outdoor living on the small lots by “hover” the building above the grade level. This hover house grade floor interior reduced, as material and labor costs get high over this decades, increase outdoor dominated and decrease indoor of the house is one of the solution to rising cost and over consumption material.

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Schwimmhaus: The Sustainable Modern HouseBoat

Schwimmhaus: The Sustainable Modern HouseBoat | Sustainable and Green Architecture | Scoop.it
The Schwimmhaus by German architects Confused-Direction is a green hausboot (oops, house boat) designed to float around or just stay put on the shore.
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The Shed / Richard Peters Associates

The Shed / Richard Peters Associates | Sustainable and Green Architecture | Scoop.it
Architects: Richard Peters Associates Location: Sydney, Australia Project Year: 2010 Project Area: 74 sqm Photographs: Justin Alexander Tucked away (Sustainable | The Shed / Richard Peters Associates | ArchDaily
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Shipping Containers

Shipping Containers | Sustainable and Green Architecture | Scoop.it
I've featured my share of shipping containers on the site, but this is the first time I've seen them used inside of an urban loft. Gotta say, I love the idea! Via Dwell.

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Eco-Friendly Housing Plugs Into Energy Efficiency - Gazette Newspapers

Eco-Friendly Housing Plugs Into Energy Efficiency - Gazette Newspapers | Sustainable and Green Architecture | Scoop.it
Eco-Friendly Housing Plugs Into Energy EfficiencyGazette NewspapersCity Ventures President Herb Gardner said the housing development is unique because each unit features solar panels, energy-efficient appliances and pre-wiring for electric cars.
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Green Skyscrapers – “Conscious Inspiration”

Green Skyscrapers – “Conscious Inspiration” | Sustainable and Green Architecture | Scoop.it
Le Corbusier Architect _ ATAMA Building _ Ahmedabad _1951

Here are sketches drawn by Corbusier describing the grid leading climate analysis, he calls it the " grille climatique"

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Natural Light and Sustainable Architecture

Natural Light and Sustainable Architecture | Sustainable and Green Architecture | Scoop.it
The sustainability of architecture can be increased with the innovative use of natural light. Eco-architecture is not only about energy efficient materials but also about maximizing the natural environment.
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PREFAB FRIDAY: Sustainable Homes from Easy Domes

PREFAB FRIDAY: Sustainable Homes from Easy Domes | Sustainable and Green Architecture | Scoop.it
Echoing the structures of Buckminster Fuller’s Geodesic Domes, Danish Architect Kári Thomsen and Engineer Ole Vanggaard have created Easy Domes, a series...
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Think Green: 10 Best Sustainable Homes of 2010

Think Green: 10 Best Sustainable Homes of 2010 | Sustainable and Green Architecture | Scoop.it
Freshome readers, we know how much you enjoy seeing an architecture project that has it all: creativity, efficiency and ... sustainability.
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