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Environmental awareness through energy-conserving homes

Implications - Solar innovation is associated with prestige, giving architects and designers recognition for premium technology, creative talent and green credit. These structures positively portray the social consciousness of their creators and appeal to environmentally conscious consumers who find the costs justifiable.
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Featured Examples

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
Innovative Solar & Wind Leaf Photovoltaic Shingles
Innovative Solar & Wind Leaf Photovoltaic Shingles
Taking a cue from mother nature, GROW is an innovative and aesthetically ingenious solar and wind power solution inspired by leaves; that utilizes the best of green technology and ecology. GROW, which… MORE
Glacier-Inspired Eco Architecture
Glacier-Inspired Eco Architecture
The Iceberg
Architect Julien de Smedt may have had the preservation of rapidly disappearing icebergs in mind when designing this funky, aesthetically-pleasing development. The Iceberg housing project won a competition… MORE
Cambodian Eco Boutique Hotels
Cambodian Eco Boutique Hotels
Hotel de la Paix
Cambodia, in the heart of South East Asia, is a beautiful place to take a culture-rich vacation. While some choose to rough it in more basic lodging, others go upscale hotels like the Hotel de la Paix… MORE
Cube-Shaped Eco Architecture
Cube-Shaped Eco Architecture
The Modular Dice House
The Dice House architectural concept is a zero carbon home designed to be used both as a stand alone house and as part of an attached multiple dwelling scheme. The 9x9 meter cube which sits on an octagonal… MORE
Eco Architecture
Eco Architecture
Rammed Earth Homes
Innovations in architecture and construction materials are always welcomed because of the growing interest into going “green”. The rammed earth construction for buildings is incredibly old. It can… MORE
play_circle_filled Moving Architecture
Moving Architecture
John Körmeling's Rotating House
John Körmeling's house, which looks like a real house, can rotate completely over a span of 20 hours. "The house will not be fit for human habitation; it consists of a steel construction covered with… MORE
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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
Green Floating Villages
Green Floating Villages
Eco Architecture in Northern England
This is the winning design for an eco-friendly floating village that is planned for Brockholes Wetland and Woodland Nature Reserve in Preston, northern England. The concept, created by Adam Khan Architects,… MORE
Photovoltaic Rooftop Waves
Photovoltaic Rooftop Waves
The Solar Wave Pavilion by Michael Jantzen
Paying homage to the extinct Mastadon, the Solar Wave Pavilion is Michael Jantzen's attempt to design an eco-friendly structure that uses a variety of alternative energy sources. The wavy roof will gather… MORE
Curtains as Solar Energy Collectors
Curtains as Solar Energy Collectors
The Soft House Project
This one is to all who are afraid of electricity black-outs. Designed by Kennedy and his team from KVA Matx, Soft House is a structur, which create close to 16k watt-hours of electricity by transforming… MORE