How PwC is using VR to help ‘see’ the sustainable future

May 3, 2018 by  
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Megadrones, self-driving cars and 3D-printed buildings are in this virtual reality system’s plan for a future that has beat climate change.

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Building better building data, Brick by Brick

May 3, 2018 by  
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Can a single tool for building operators provide a comprehensive, flexible and expressive way to understand and manage building data?

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Can we tackle climate change by hiding the language?

March 19, 2018 by  
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There’s a way to talk up the benefits of climate goals without riling adversaries. The way that intelligent buildings are being marketed is one living example.

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Can zero-energy buildings become the norm?

August 17, 2016 by  
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More and more buildings are being equipped with energy efficiency technologies and solar panels. What will it take before all buildings are energy independent?

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Alaska: An oil state at the front lines of climate change

August 17, 2016 by  
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How does a state built on fossil fuels come to grips with a turning tide in energy?

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Extreme Recycling: The Bottle Houses of Prince Edward Island

August 3, 2011 by  
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Images credit The Bottle Houses Bottle buildings are what Bernard Rudolfsky called Architecture without Architects , where ordinary people build extraordinary things. At Cap-Egmont in Prince Edward Island, where he was a lighthouse-keeper, Edouard Arsenault started collecting bottles in 1979. According to his daughter Rejeanne on the Bottle Houses website: … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Bird-Friendly Glass Designed With Help From Spiders

August 22, 2010 by  
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Photos from Arnold Glas There’s a terrible feeling you get when a bird smacks into a window, at the office or at your home. “What was that?!” You look outside, and see a dead or injured bird on the ground

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Artists’ Answers to Question: ‘What Matters Most?’

April 14, 2010 by  
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A sampling of work produced for the Ecoartspace benefit show. Clockwise from top left: Joseph Smolinski, “Oil and Water,” 2010, courtesy Mixed Greens Gallery; Paul Miller (aka D.J.

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Can Heritage Buildings Be Called Green?

November 30, 2009 by  
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The keefer before its very jazzy renovation We spend a lot of time saying that Heritage buildings are green, but Vancouver architect Gair Williamson , who has worked on a lot of them, says only “sort of” in an interview with a construction industry newspaper.

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Holocaust Denier to Represent EU at Climate Talks

November 30, 2009 by  
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Image credit: Tessish / YouTube I hesitated about posting this story due to the divisive and heated rhetoric that has been appearing in comments on any post about climate change recently. Given the huge consequences at stake at Copenhagen, the last thing we need is more ‘them and us’ political mudslinging. But those stakes also demand that we understand what is going on in the political process—so the news that the European Union will be including in..

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