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Projects, Live-Work, Urban Design - residentialarchitect Magazine

Projects, Live-Work, Urban Design - residentialarchitect Magazine | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it
The Urban Barn live/work project turned abandoned city lots into light-filled office space and sleek living quarters.
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Up on the Roof | ArchitectureWeek

Up on the Roof | ArchitectureWeek | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it
More than half of all the single-family homes in the United States were built in the last three decades of the 20th century, and it is estimated that half again of the current total number of dwellings — about 80 million — will need to be built in the next three decades of the 21st century...
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The Green Building | form environment research (fer) studio | Archinect

The Green Building | form environment research (fer) studio | Archinect | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it

The Green Building is the first LEED Platinum project in the city of Louisville and the first LEED certified adaptive re-use project in the state of Kentucky.

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The Harvest Tower is a Sustainable Vertical Farm

The Harvest Tower is a Sustainable Vertical Farm | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it
Harvest Green Project explores the notion of the “foregrounding” a new agri-food system in and around the strategic urban location of an arterial transit hub. By 2050, there will be globally an additional 3 billion people to feed, and traditional farming simply can’t sustain this increase in population. Therefore, incorporating urban farming prominently into the fabric of the city, and in a synergistic mixed-use development integrated with transit, is a way to re-assert the cultural and environmental importance of locally produced food to the health and sustainability of the city and its residents.
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