SOM’s Soaring 99 Story Pertamina Skyscraper to Harness Wind Energy in Indonesia

December 11, 2013 by  
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Skidmore, Owings & Mills have just unveiled their centerpiece design for Pertamina’s new headquarters: a futuristic “energy beacon” that dramatically pierces Jakarta’s skyline. Shaped like the petals of a budding flower, the Pertamina skyscraper will open slightly at its gently tapered peak to harness wind energy. Slated for completion in 2020, the skyscraper will become the city’s tallest landmark at more than double the height of the current record holder. Read the rest of SOM’s Soaring 99 Story Pertamina Skyscraper to Harness Wind Energy in Indonesia Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable development” , “wind power” , jakarta , jakarta skyline , pertamina , Pertamina skyscraper , renewable energy , Skidmore Owings & Mills , solar heat gain , solar panels , SOM , sustainable campus , wind funnel , wind harnessing tower        

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Transportable Prefab InstantSlide House is Assembled in Minutes with a Push of a Button

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The InstantSlide House is a temporary housing solution for employees of companies who work on remote locations, but the transportable, modular house makes a great alternative to conventional single family homes as well. The InstantSlide house model is the latest series of SMART2 (Superfast + Modular + Affordable + Robust + Transportable) buildings manufactured by Australian company JAYZ Building Solutions . Read the rest of Transportable Prefab InstantSlide House is Assembled in Minutes with a Push of a Button Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Australian prefab houses , energy efficient housing , InstantSlide House , JAYZ Building Solutions , Prefab Homes , prefab temporary homes , shipping container homes , SMART2 houses , solar heat pumps , temporary housing , transportable houses        

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Urbanization & Export-led Agriculture Now Main Causes of Deforestation

February 11, 2010 by  
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Indonesia was listed as a hot spot of this sort of deforestation. Jakarta skyline, photo: flydime via flickr.

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Today on Planet 100: Too Much Flower Power (Video)

February 11, 2010 by  
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