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EcoTecture

Architecture that loves Mother Earth

Implications - There’s no question that eco-friendly products and services continued to be a major theme in 2008. Worth noting is the spin-off into architecture. Consumers are setting broad expectations for more nature-friendly choices on the market - so when it comes to housing, demand will only continue to grow.
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Contained Living
Contained Living
TempoHousing In Sea Containers
These funky homes are created out of recycled freight containers and are growing rapidly in popularity. The original idea by Dutch company TempoHousing was for the shelters to function as temporary housing,… MORE
Future Floating Cities
Future Floating Cities
ResidenSea's The World and Freedom Ship
If you have a thing about living aboard a floating condo, ResidenSea can help you with that for about $2.5 to $7.5 million bucks. ResidenSea is a Florida-based company which manages the world’s only… MORE
Vertical Farming (Part III)
Vertical Farming (Part III)
Toronto Sky Farm
There are several vertical farms proposed from major cities around the world. We've already told you about the one being built in Las Vegas, now here's one that's been proposed for Toronto. SKYFarm,… MORE
Intelligent Future Homes
Intelligent Future Homes
The Jung Smart House
The Jung Smart House could be a good indicator of what housing may look like in the future. Everything in this German engineered home is regulated by KNX sensors which control shade and light, air quality… MORE
Vertical Eco Farm
Vertical Eco Farm
Las Vegas 30 Storey Garden
Las Vegas, the city known for gambling, drinking, lights and wild times will be turning over a new leaf, a green one at that. The $200 million project, expected to open in 2010, will the the first vertical… MORE
Eco-Luxury Architecture
Eco-Luxury Architecture
$15 Million Orchid House
This is the design of a sustainable, eco-friendly house shaped in the form of a bee orchid. The house, which is called The Orchid and is located in the UK, uses geothermal heating and an underground pump… MORE
Floating Ecopolis for Climate Refugees
Floating Ecopolis for Climate Refugees
The Lilypad
This ecotectural marvel built by Vincent Callebaut could serve as a luxurious future retreat for 50,000 inhabitants seeking refuge from rising waters due to global warming. Dubbed the Lilypad, the floating… MORE
play_circle_filled Eco-Friendly Car Plants
Eco-Friendly Car Plants
Ford Rouge Truck Plant
The Ford truck plant in Dearborn, Michigan was redesigned by William McDonough + Partners with the environment and sustainability in mind. This enormous manufacturing facility received a complete makeover… MORE

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