Concrete Greenery

Architecture as a major contributor in the environmental movement

Implications - The environment has become a part of the everyday thought process. The world is continuing to build and grow with a slightly different composition. The recent push for eco-architecture has brought about the production of energy-saving, emission-reducing and fully sustainable buildings.
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Facial-Feature Flats - Fiona Winzar's Eyelid House is the Perfect Form of Public Privacy
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Mild 6,098 Clicks Pub: Jun 4, 09
Facial-Feature Flats
Fiona Winzar's Eyelid House is the Perfect Form of Public Privacy
I thoroughly enjoy both the design and concept behind the Eyelid House by Fiona Winzar Architects. The house (Melbourne, Australia) was built for a family of five on a tight urban lot. The main challenge… [More]
Evolved Ecotecture - Zuidkas Sustainable Skyscraper Helps Prepare for the Future
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Average 16,891 Clicks Pub: Jun 6, 09
Evolved Ecotecture
Zuidkas Sustainable Skyscraper Helps Prepare for the Future
In order to save our planet we need to work on the things we already have. The Zuidkas study was tackled by Architectenbureau’s Paul de Ruiter. The goal of de Ruiter's designs was to create or evolve… [More]
Solar-Powered Shopping Malls - Japan's Aeon and Oasis 21 Green Architecture
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Average 11,786 Clicks Pub: May 14, 09
Solar-Powered Shopping Malls
Japan's Aeon and Oasis 21 Green Architecture
It looks like ultra-techie Japan may be leading the world’s efforts to build green buildings. The Aeon shopping mall near Yonago and the Oasis21 mall in the city of Nagoya are beautiful and inspiring feats… [More]
Corporation Green-Quarters - WWF Netherlands is a Powerful Step Towards Sustainability
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Untested 3,757 Clicks Pub: Jun 10, 09
Corporation Green-Quarters
WWF Netherlands is a Powerful Step Towards Sustainability
Step by step we (the world) continue to slowly but surely jump onto the eco-train. As much as it’s a personal change that members of society need to think about, it is always a good sign when a major… [More]
Eco-Complex Competitions - Standard Design's Co-Op Canyon is a Cornucopia of Community
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Untested 8,100 Clicks Pub: Jun 8, 09
Eco-Complex Competitions
Standard Design's Co-Op Canyon is a Cornucopia of Community
Inspired by the cliff dwellings of the Anasazi Indians, Standard (LA-based design firm) has designed the Co-Op Canyon for the Re:Vision Dallas competition. The Co-Op Canyon emphasizes (based on Anasazi)… [More]
Eco-Savvy Synagogues - Purchased Sanctuary Converted Into Environmentally-Friendly Home
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Untested 6,228 Clicks Pub: Jun 6, 09
Eco-Savvy Synagogues
Purchased Sanctuary Converted Into Environmentally-Friendly Home
This building has gone from synagogue to 5-room residence and finally to one green haven. The eco-sanctuary located in East Village, NY was purchased by Dominique Camacho and Gary Hirschkron. The couple… [More]
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