London welcomes a geodesic dome to promote the “Year of Mexico in the United Kingdom”

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This year Mexico and the United Kingdom will launch an interactive campaign known as “Year of Mexico in the United Kingdom” and the “Year of the United Kingdom in Mexico” in 2015. The festivities kicked off in the U.K.’s Potters Fields Park vis-à-vis the Tower Bridge of London, displaying a 25 meter geodesic dome with a base area of over 500 square meters. Read the rest of London welcomes a geodesic dome to promote the “Year of Mexico in the United Kingdom” Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: art installations , geodesic dome , geodesic domes , Interactive campaigns , Potters Field Park , united kingdom , Year of Mexico in the United Kingdom , Year of the United Kingdom in Mexico

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Learn about water-sensitive urban design for FREE with this online course

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Water, water everywhere—even in the city. Developing water-sensitive urban areas is rapidly becoming a key factor in sustainability, but it’s a challenging topic with a lot of moving parts. FutureLearn has partnered with Australia’s Monash University  to offer a free online course for anyone interested in learning more about the complex relationship between water and sustainable cities. The seven-week course, entitled “Water for Liveable and Resilient Cities,” seeks to educate people about methods for protecting waterways and wetlands within urban spaces , as well as reducing flood risk and damage. The course also includes discussions on how to create public spaces for the purpose of harvesting, cleaning, and recycling water . Check out Future Learn ‘s website for this and a lot of other exciting—and free—online courses. + Future Learn  Image via Shutterstock . The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “water collection” , city planning , designs to conserve water , Future Learn , monash university , recycled water , Urban design , urban planning , urban waterways , urban wetlands , water in architecture , water issues

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6 Most riveting projects made from upcycled airplanes

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