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POLLUTION-guzzling, Air-cleaning Buildings

POLLUTION-guzzling, Air-cleaning Buildings | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it

Seven million premature deaths in a single year were the result of air pollution exposure, the World Health Organization reported recently. That’s one in eight of total global deaths in 2012. This new finding doubles previous estimates, confirming that air pollution is now the world’s single largest environmental health risk. Cities around the world are increasingly turning to technology for solutions, and here are some of the most innovative designs...

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Norm Miller's curator insight, May 31, 2014 11:46 AM

More integration with nature and more technology that caotures pollution.

Stephen Kavanagh's curator insight, June 1, 2014 8:29 AM

We have a right to clean air!!! Support our environment!!!

TavistockCollegeGeog's curator insight, June 30, 2014 9:25 AM

Great synoptic links to the Technological fix unit in A2 Geography. Good case study for health risk management. Where does this fit on the Kuznet Curve?

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9 Of The World's MOST Inventive Tiny Buildings

9 Of The World's MOST Inventive Tiny Buildings | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it

In architecture, bigger isn't always better. See some of the world's coolest small buildings, from a hit on sleds to a walk-in fireplace...


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Annie Longeot's curator insight, March 28, 2014 10:19 AM

Des constructions qui s'adaptent en beauté à l'étroitesse de leur environnement. Inspirant.

Lola Ripollés's curator insight, April 2, 2014 2:40 AM

Me gusta mucho la de José Cardilhe.