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Earthship: a new way to live

Michael Reynolds is an American architect based  New Mexico known for the design and construction of eartship. He is a proponent of “radically sustainable living”. He has been a critic of the profession of architecture for its failure to deal

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Are the ivory towers ineffectual?

University. The ivory tower of intellectual challenge, of pure research, of educating our youth. What better place to find the cutting edge of innovation, corporate technology partnerships and implementation a myriad of “Green” initiatives. We should be seeing sustainability initiatives

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What is Green Building?

Green building (sustainable building) development focuses on creating environmentally responsible and resource-efficient structures with consideration to a building’s life cycle: design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation and demolition.  Green buildings are designed to reduce overall impact on the human health and

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Big Wind

wind turbines 70 meters tall with blades the length of football field

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African Sun for Europe

The plan is to put a huge amount of solar power plants in the Sahara Desert and bring the power into Europe the project would eventually supply Europe with approximately 50% of if energy needs.

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Home, sweet home, like you’ve never seen it

Terreform ONE promotes sustainable living in the true sense of the word. The non-profit organisation develops innovative solutions and technologies for local sustainability in energy, transportation, infrastructure, buildings, waste treatment, food, water, and media spaces. One of its current projects that

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