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44 Sustainable Living Communities

From Ocean Societies to Climate Refugee Islands

— July 21, 2009 — Eco
With a great consciousness for the wellness of our planet, plans for sustainable living communities are being developed more rapidly than ever. This cluster examines some of these eco-friendly homes and sustainable living communities. You'll notice a great focus on ocean societies within these innovations as more architects are realizing the development potential for this underutilized real estate space.

Implications - As oil prices continue to rise and resources diminish, it is evident that our planet is slowly running out of time. Creating sustainable living centers is what businesses need to focus on for the near future. Consumers are becoming more environmentally conscious and they want to be prepared for the future.
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City Facelift Competitions
City Facelift Competitions
Carbon Neutral Liverpool Observatory
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Carbon-Eating Cement
Carbon-Eating Cement
Hard and Hungry 'Novacem' Eco-Building Materials Absorb CO2
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42
Fossil Fuel-Free Communities
Fossil Fuel-Free Communities
GEOS in Colorado
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Zero Carbon City
Zero Carbon City
Smith & Gill Design For Masdar City
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40
Carbon-Neutral Countries
Carbon-Neutral Countries
Maldives Pledges to Meet Goal in One Decade
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Dual Renewable Energies in the City
Dual Renewable Energies in the City
Japan Uses Wind and Solar Streetlights
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Public Housing Designed by Leading Architects
Public Housing Designed by Leading Architects
Madrid's Sustainable Housing Project
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37
Sustainable Islands
Sustainable Islands
Bonaire is 100% Sustainable Caribbean Eco-Paradise
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36
Rethinking The Future
Rethinking The Future
Next City
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35
Personal BioHavens
Personal BioHavens
Floating Island International Lets You Channel Your Inner Gilligan
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34
Crowdsourced City Designs
Crowdsourced City Designs
Nicolas Sarkozy Picks Architects' Brains on Future Paris Cityscape
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Urban Eco Generators
Urban Eco Generators
Nambian Solar Chimneys to Power City After Sunset
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32
Zero-Carbon Cities
Zero-Carbon Cities
Abu Dhabi to Create Sustainable City
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31
City-Wide Covers
City-Wide Covers
Vector Foil Proposes Houston Dome as Natural Disaster Shield
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30
Green Japanese Cities
Green Japanese Cities
Sakai City Waterfront Mega Solar Power Generation Plan
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Air-Filtering Architecture
Air-Filtering Architecture
The 'CO2 Scraper' is a Carbon-Positive Creation for High-Pollution Area
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28
ECOnic Skyscrapers
ECOnic Skyscrapers
Rodderham City Tower by Monolab is a Green Status Statement
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Eco-Conscious Floating Hotels
Eco-Conscious Floating Hotels
The Aerohotel
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26
Solar Cities
Solar Cities
Zero-Emission Babcock Ranch in Florida Models Eco Sustainablity
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25
Indoor City
Indoor City
50 Story Tent to Cover Kazakhstan's Capital
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24
Cactus-Shaped Architecture
Cactus-Shaped Architecture
Green Cactus Building Sheds Sustainable Spikes in Qatar
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23
Paris in 2030?
Paris in 2030?
Blueprints of the Future Reveal a Literally Green French Capital City
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22
Skyscraper Competition
Skyscraper Competition
eVolo Symbiotic Interlock Vertically Interconnected City
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21
Green Indian Skyscrapers
Green Indian Skyscrapers
Eco Architecture For More Sustainable Towers in Mumbai
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20
Evolved Ecotecture
Evolved Ecotecture
Zuidkas Sustainable Skyscraper Helps Prepare for the Future
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19
Bug-Styled Vertical Farms
Bug-Styled Vertical Farms
The Dragonfly in New York City
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18
Giant J-Shaped Architecture
Giant J-Shaped Architecture
Green 'City-Park' Tower Spreads On and Over the Hudson
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Oil Rig Resorts
Oil Rig Resorts
Sustainable Developments to Beautify Floating Gulf Coast Eyesores
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16
Master Planned Future Cities
Master Planned Future Cities
Sogndo City and the U-City
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15
Floating Eco-Communities
Floating Eco-Communities
If Gilligan Was a Kazillionaire, He'd Live On the ‘Mermaid
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14
Green Container Condos
Green Container Condos
Salt Lake City Center Lofts
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13
Indoor City 2
Indoor City 2
Crystal Island in Moscow
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12
Ocean Colonies
Ocean Colonies
Seasteading
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11
Iceberg Architecture
Iceberg Architecture
Dubai's 'Blue Crystal' World Blends Sustainability and High Class
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10
Semi-Submerged Eco Luxury Home
Semi-Submerged Eco Luxury Home
Trilobis 65
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9
Flowing River Architecture
Flowing River Architecture
Cairo Expo City by Zaha Hadid Was Inspired by Egypt's Nile
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8
Living Rooftops
Living Rooftops
Green Roof Designs Bring Sustainability to Architecture
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7
Floating Ecopolis for Climate Refugees
Floating Ecopolis for Climate Refugees
The Lilypad
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6
High-Rise Parks
High-Rise Parks
Vertical City in Mexico City Designed to Help Reduce Smog
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5
Floating Worlds
Floating Worlds
The AZ Island Megaship (Flashback)
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4
Feng-Shui Mountain Architecture
Feng-Shui Mountain Architecture
Vertical City in Shenzhen, China Could Be the Future of Urban Life
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3
Stunning Sustainable Homes
Stunning Sustainable Homes
Super-Stylish Eco-Architecture Casa de los Pinos
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2
Sustainable Houseboats
Sustainable Houseboats
The ‘Schwimmhaus'
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1
Sustainable Houseboats
Sustainable Houseboats
MetroShip Revamps Living On Water With Prefab Boats
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