The innovative Canopia tower in Bordeaux will be one of the tallest timber frame structures in the world

March 21, 2016 by  
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Green Living Community Lets You Retreat To Nature

February 10, 2016 by  
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Nestled in the woods of North Georgia are 60 acres of sustainable living. Enota Mountain Retreat is a community of visitors and residents for conservation, educational and spiritual purposes, located in the tallest mountains of Georgia. Once sacred…

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Victoria One: Melbourne’s Tallest Residential Tower Will Feature a Botanic-Like Green Glass Facade

September 1, 2014 by  
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Foster+Partners’ ComCast Innovation and Technology Tower May be the Tallest LEED-Certified Building in the U.S.

January 16, 2014 by  
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Foster+Partners just unveiled the first renders of their 59-story ComCast Innovation and Technology Center, which will be erected right next to the company’s headquarters in Philadelphia. The 1,121-foot glass tower is expected to become the tallest LEED-certified building in the United States, and – with a budget of over $1,2 billion – it will be Pennsylvania’s largest private development ever. Read the rest of Foster+Partners’ ComCast Innovation and Technology Tower May be the Tallest LEED-Certified Building in the U.S. Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “Philadelphia architecture” , comcast , ComCast headquarters , ComCast Innovation and Technology Center , Foster+Partners , Foster+Partners Comcast , Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia , Green Towers , leed certification , LEED certified towers        

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Studio Octopi Designs Floating Natural Swimming Pools for London’s Thames River

January 16, 2014 by  
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Lush Green Roof Terrace Crowns LEED Platinum-Seeking Office in Silicon Valley

January 16, 2014 by  
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The tech giants of Silicon Valley are no strangers to sustainable design, and brick ‘s recently completed office building bears no exception. Designed as the future home of Nuance Communications , the 70,000 square foot building sports a variety of eco-friendly features including a lush rooftop garden with water-efficient landscaping and solar panels. Set to open in spring 2014, the modern office building is also on track for LEED Platinum certification. Read the rest of Lush Green Roof Terrace Crowns LEED Platinum-Seeking Office in Silicon Valley Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bike parking , brick , curtain wall , green roof , LEED platinum , Marshall Wilson , nuance communications , onka wood , rooftop garden , silicon valley , solar panels        

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Tesla’s Sales Surge at the End of 2013 with Highest Sales Ever in the Fourth Quarter

January 16, 2014 by  
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Tesla is reporting that its sales in the fourth quarter of 2013 were the highest ever in the company’s history, with almost 6,900 vehicles delivered. The sales in the last quarter of 2013 exceeded expectations by 20 percent, which can also be attributed to higher production numbers. Read the rest of Tesla’s Sales Surge at the End of 2013 with Highest Sales Ever in the Fourth Quarter Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: automotive , electric car , electric cars , electric motor , green car , tesla , Tesla Model X , tesla model-s , Tesla roadster        

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Science Fiction Novelist Plans World’s Tallest Skyscraper to Launch Rockets into Space

September 24, 2013 by  
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Could space travel be just an elevator ride away? Science fiction author Neal Stephenson is teaming up with Arizona State University scientists and engineers to develop a concept for the tallest tower on earth. If built, the 12.4 mile high (20 km) skyscraper would be 24 times as tall as the world’s tallest skyscraper, the 2,722-foot  Burj Khalifa , and could become the cheapest way to launch objects into outer space. Read the rest of Science Fiction Novelist Plans World’s Tallest Skyscraper to Launch Rockets into Space Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Arizona State University , burj khalifa , Center for Science and the Imagination , Keith Hjelmstad , Neal Stephenson , outer space , Project Hieroglyph , skyscraper , Tall Tower Project        

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Snøhetta’s Solar-Powered Maggie’s Cancer Center Makes its Official Debut in Aberdeen, Scotland

September 24, 2013 by  
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Snohetta ’s Maggie’s Cancer Center made its official debut in Scotland yesterday. The cancer care facility is a single-story curved building with a concrete shell-like exterior and a soft timber interior. The 350 square meter center in Aberdeen will draw from its environment to provide the best climate for its patients and a varying number of visitors who circulate throughout the day. Read the rest of Snøhetta’s Solar-Powered Maggie’s Cancer Center Makes its Official Debut in Aberdeen, Scotland Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Aberdeen architecture , cancer center architecture , concrete buildings , human aid , Maggies Cancer Center , Pavilion Architecture , Scotland architecture , snohetta , Snohetta Maggies Cancer Center , solar array , Solar Power        

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World’s 2nd Tallest Tower Tops Out in China Today!

August 2, 2013 by  
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Today in Shanghai, architect Art Gensler will join key Chinese political figures at the official topping out ceremony of the Shanghai Tower he designed – the world’s second tallest. Shorter than just one other tower, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai , the twisting mixed-use structure soars to a height of 632 meters, and sky gardens at the apex mimic traditional open courtyards. Read the rest of World’s 2nd Tallest Tower Tops Out in China Today! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Art Gensler , Chinese architecture , Gensler , reduce wind load for chinese architecture , Shanghai financial district construction , shanghai tower , Shanghai tower topping out ceremony , sky gardens shanghai , skyscrapers , world’s second tallest tower        

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