Vienna set to build the world’s tallest wooden skyscraper

March 3, 2015 by  
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Architecture firm Rüdiger Lainer and Partner has unveiled plans to build the world’s tallest wooden skyscraper in the Seestadt Aspern area of Vienna. The 276ft, 24 story HoHo tower will house a hotel, apartments, restaurant, wellness center and offices, and 76 percent of the structure will be constructed from wood, which will save a phenomenal 2,800 tonnes of CO2 emissions over similar structures built out of steel and concrete. Read the rest of Vienna set to build the world’s tallest wooden skyscraper Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Austria , cement , CO2 emissions , concrete , Green Building , hoho , Rüdiger Lainer and Partner , steel-concrete , Sustainable Building , vienna , wood building , wooden building , wooden skyscraper

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Bates Masi Architects unveils their tiny day-lit Beach Hampton House

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SilverWoodHouse is an organic remodel that reflects the surrounding seaside

March 2, 2015 by  
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Read the rest of SilverWoodHouse is an organic remodel that reflects the surrounding seaside Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Architecture , beach home , Ernesto Pereira , Joao Morgado , natural architecture , residential architecture , seaside architecture , SilverWoodsHouse , SilverWoodsHouse Ernesto Pereira , wood architecture , wood building , wood construction , wood home

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Giant colorful lampshades transform Quebec City streets into cozy interior-like spaces

March 2, 2015 by  
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Green Car Reports: Why one analyst thinks Tesla is doomed, the 2016 Volvo XC90 hybrid, and the perils of breaking up with fossil fuels

March 2, 2015 by  
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Click here to view the embedded video. What defines a “ green car ” can be the source of much discussion among environmentalists, advocates, and actual buyers. Every week,  Green Car Reports shines a light on the industry with coverage of battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles , conventional hybrids, high-efficiency clean diesels, and smaller and more fuel-efficient vehicles in general. Here’s a selection of their stories from last week. Read the rest of Green Car Reports: Why one analyst thinks Tesla is doomed, the 2016 Volvo XC90 hybrid, and the perils of breaking up with fossil fuels Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: electric cars , electric vehicles , Green Automobiles , green car news , Green Car Reports , green cars , green transportation , green vehicles , hybrid cars

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Elegant Pirogovo Greenhouse Nurtures Organic Greens and Vegetables in Russia

October 22, 2012 by  
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