2012 RIBA Stirling Prize Awarded to BREEAM Excellent Sainsbury Laboratory at Cambridge!

October 15, 2012 by  
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The 2012 RIBA Stirling Prize was just awarded to Stanton Williams ‘ BREEAM Excellent Sainsbury Laboratory at the University of Cambridge ! The winning project was a surprising choice – it’s neither the fan favorite nor one of the top guesses among industry professionals – but the incredibly thoughtful and sustainable approach to a type of building that is often simply utilitarian demanded a second look. Read the rest of 2012 RIBA Stirling Prize Awarded to BREEAM Excellent Sainsbury Laboratory at Cambridge! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Architectural Award 2012 , Cambridge Botanic Gardens , Green Building , RIBA Stirling Prize 2012 , Sainsbury Laboratory , Solar Power , Stanton Williams , United Kingdom Architectural award , university of cambridge

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Cocoon Tree: A Lightweight, Spherical Treehouse for Sustainable Living

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Our World: A Giant Pixelated LEGO Map Built from 1 Million Bricks!

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Denmark Hits 200 Megawatt Solar Capacity Goal 8 Years Ahead of Schedule

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Lets face it – its rare we see a government goal reached on time, let alone early. Not too long ago, the  Danish Government  announced an ambitious goal to reach 200 megawatts of solar capacity by 2020, and as of last week, they have already met it! The country is currently installing an average of 36 megawatts of solar panels each month. At this rate, their resulting capacity by 2020 will be over five times the original goal. Denmark ‘s power is currently 20% supplied by renewable sources, and the nation has set a goal of sourcing 100% of its energy from renewable sources by 2050. Read the rest of Denmark Hits 200 Megawatt Solar Capacity Goal 8 Years Ahead of Schedule Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “solar energy” , “sustainable energy” , danish energy , danish renewable energy , danish solar energy , danish solar panels , Denmark , denmark energy , denmark renewable energy , denmark solar energy , denmark solar panels , eco design , eco energy , green design , green energy , national solar goals , renewable energy , solar goals , solar panels , sustainable design

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