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Apogee Stadium: US’ First LEED Platinum Stadium Uses Wind Turbines to Power its Games

Apogee Stadium: US’ First LEED Platinum Stadium Uses Wind Turbines to Power its Games | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it
Apogee Stadium at the University of North Texas is not only LEED Platinum certified, but it also boasts 3 wind turbines to generate 1/3 of its electricity.

The recently completed Apogee Stadium at the University of North Texas is one of the first collegiate venues to generate on-site renewable energy with a set of wind turbines. Three utility-scale wind turbines provide 1/3 of the stadium's annual energy consumption, which coupled with the stadium's energy-efficient design equates to a huge win for the university. Designed by HKS Inc, the 31,000 seat Apogee Stadium takes inspiration from the school's mascot - the eagle, and includes a winged exposed steel structure along with plenty of carbon reducing strategies...

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FPM GAP Academy, a model of clean energy for Haiti

FPM GAP Academy, a model of clean energy for Haiti | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it

I|K Studio has designed a masterplan for an entirely energy-autonomous academy in Lafiteau, Haiti, outside Port-au-Prince.

Set on a 50-hectare stretch of rural land with a 90-meter elevation change rising from the bay, the campus has a network of exclusively clean and renewable energy, including solar and wind harvesting, water retention, biofuel orchards and ponds.

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Energy Lab | Solar Structure

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The Energy Lab | Solar Structure at the historic Congdon House in San Juan Capistrano: energy and education...
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GMP Architekten: Eco-park in Qingdao

GMP Architekten: Eco-park in Qingdao | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it

Near the coast of the yellow sea in Qingdao, China, German practice GMP Architekten has laid the first cornerstone for 'Eco-park in Qingdao', a sustainable living and working district. Positioned between the mountain ranges and the ocean, the ten square kilometer site is positioned amidst the rock formations and green plains of the area.
The design integrates the highest possible proportion of renewable energy sources into the masterplan including water and wind power, geothermal energy and an emphasis upon solar energy.

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Omega Center for Sustainable Living (OCSL) Photo Gallery

Omega Center for Sustainable Living (OCSL) Photo Gallery | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it
The Omega Center for Sustainable Living (OCSL) is a state-of-the art environmental education center and water treatment facility.
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