Burj Khalifa architects selected to design Burj 2020, the world’s tallest commercial tower

June 19, 2015 by  
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Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) have been named by the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) as the firm that will design the Burj 2020. The new tower is set to surpass New York’s One World Trade Center as the world’s tallest commercial building. The Burj 2020 will be a “world-class destination” that “will set new levels of efficiency and urban sustainability,” according to a statement by the DMCC. Read the rest of Burj Khalifa architects selected to design Burj 2020, the world’s tallest commercial tower Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “Adrian Smith” , “AS+GG” , “Gordon Gill” , adrian smith and gordon gill architecture , burj 2020 , burj khalifa , Dubai Architecture , dubai expo 2020 , worlds tallest commercial building

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Stylish $4,140 electric Smartscooter available for pre-order June 27th

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The next generation electric scooter , by Gogoro , will soon be available to consumers for the low price of $4,140. Made in Taiwan, the Smartscooter will be available for preorder on June 27 th and comes with a host of other benefits, including two years of reusable batteries, free maintenance and roadside service to get moving. Read the rest of Stylish $4,140 electric Smartscooter available for pre-order June 27th Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco design , electric scooter , Gogoro , green design , green transportation , Smartscooter , sustainable design , sustainable transportation , Taiwan

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Our love of Nutella is wrecking the Earth

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Nutella is the stuff dreams are made of. OK, well, it’s really just amazing on toast–and almost everything else , but according to Segolene Royal, the French Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, our love of Nutella (and about half of all packaged products sold in supermarkets ) is wrecking havoc on the environment. Read the rest of Our love of Nutella is wrecking the Earth Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Climate Change , conservation , deforestation , ferrero , habitat loss , nutella , nutella and deforestation , nutella palm oil , orangutans , palm oil production , species extinction , tigers , Wildlife conservation , zero waste textile factory

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This is Scandinavia’s largest library and it’s powered by the sun

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