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Green homes: Where the floors are made of recycled toilets

Green homes: Where the floors are made of recycled toilets | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it

This 154-square-foot backyard studio in Southwest Portland was one of 22 stops on this weekend's tour of green homes. It was built out of salvaged lumber from three Oregon barns with a salvaged copper roof...

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Biophilia at One Bryant Park

Biophilia at One Bryant Park | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it

As the second tallest building in New York City, The Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park stands out not only against the skyline of the city, but as an example of biophilia, a term coined by the biologist E.O. Wilson to suggest that people subconsciously seek out connections with natural systems.

With a focus on health, well-being and the interconnectedness of people and nature, the Bank of America Tower creates 4.7 megawatts of onsite power with almost 3x the efficiency of the grid.

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