Sustainable Design

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Green Building and Infrastructure posts. Other collections worth exploring: Tidewater Sustainable Design, Green infrastructure, Eco Engineering, Aquatecture, Cargotecture, Prefab & Flood Proofing. More at www.TidewaterCurrent.com

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This Solar-Powered Town Is Home To America’s First Self-Driving Shuttle Network Uses Of Solar Energy, Solar Energy Panels, Solar Energy System, Solar Panels, Solar Panel Kits, Solar Panel System, Landscaping Company, Backyard Landscaping, Solar Energy Companies

This Solar-Powered Town Is Home To America’s First Self-Driving Shuttle Network

Babcock Ranch, a planned, sustainable community in Florida, wants to help its residents ditch their cars.

From Olive Nest Tiny Homes is The Elsa, a tiny house that was featured on Season Episode 2 of Tiny House, Big Living! From Olive Nest Tiny Homes is The Elsa, a tiny house that was featured on Season Episode 2 of Tiny House, Big Living! Best Tiny House, Tiny House Plans, Tiny House On Wheels, Small Tiny House, Tiny House Swoon, Hot House, Building A Tiny House, Tiny Tiny, Tiny House Cabin

This Tiny House Comes With Its Own Porch Swing and Greenhouse

Built by Olive Nest Tiny Homes, The Elsa model has all the amenities of a tiny home as well as greenhouse and porch trailer attachment.

Urban building projects can go beyond net-zero energy use, water use, and waste, and actually cancel out more carbon than they emit. What Is Climate, Climate Change, Homemade Generator, Paris Climate, Energy Use, Urban Planning, City Buildings, Green Building, Sustainable Design

What Is 'Climate-Positive' Design?

Advocates say we could design city buildings and neighborhoods that cancel out more carbon than they emit, with the right policies and mindset.

These Architects are Building a Machine That Can Recycle Construction Waste into Reusable Materials Construction Waste, Construction Materials, Green Building, Sustainable Design, Prefab, Recycled Materials, Architects, Recycling, Studio

BIOCYCLER x redhouse studio

redhouse studio seeks to transform old buildings into new ones using the biocycler - help us support this dream become reality by supporting our kickstarter ...

Biophilic buildings aim not just to leave a minimal carbon footprint but also to promote the health of those who live and work there. Office Building Architecture, Interior Architecture, Interior Design, Office Buildings, Carbon Footprint, Beautiful Buildings, Sustainable Design, Office Interiors, Minimalism

Biophilic buildings aim not just to leave a minimal carbon footprint but also to promote the health of those who live and work there.

Heimdalsgade on Nørrebro in Copenhagen, Denmarkis going to be the first stretch in the world where a new special rainwater managing sidewalk tile is aboutto be tested. The climate tile is designed for future sidewalks and urban spaces, and is Climate Adaptation, Plan Maestro, Sea Level Rise, Urban Fabric, Tile Installation, Urban Planning, Urban Landscape, Sustainable Design, Landscape Architecture

How Cities are Using Architecture to Combat Flooding

We examine nine examples of cities around the world using architecture to prevent flooding, as climate change puts urban populations at greater risk of floods.

As the largest urban rooftop farm in Asia, the Thammasat University Green Roof tackles climate impacts by utilising modern landscape architecture Terraced Landscaping, Modern Landscaping, Urban Landscape, Landscape Design, Retention Pond, Urban Heat Island, Agricultural Practices, Natural Ecosystem, Water Management

This massive new rooftop farm helps keep Bangkok from flooding

The 236,000-square-foot roof can store as much as 3 million gallons of water. It’s the largest rooftop farm in Asia.

The case for . making low-tech 'dumb' cities instead of 'smart' ones Wuhan, City Landscape, Urban Landscape, Sponge City, Atrium Design, Urban Heat Island, Urban Setting, Smart City, Future City

The case for ... making low-tech 'dumb' cities instead of 'smart' ones

High-tech smart cities promise efficiency by monitoring everything from bins to bridges. But what if we ditched the data and embraced ancient technology instead?

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Amazon’s Seattle campus is using a data center next door as a furnace. It’s pretty neat.

Using "waste heat" from digital infrastructure to stay warm downtown.

‪ Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder funded by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency - DARPA are growing an ecofriendly alternative to concrete from bacteria. Sustainable Building Materials, Sustainable Design, Future Buildings, Green Queen, University Of Colorado, Low Carbon, Applied Science, Temperature And Humidity, Photosynthesis

Living 'concrete' made from bacteria used to create replicating bricks

Buildings may one day be made using a strain of bacteria that creates a concrete-like material when combined with sand and nutrients

London-based firm Practice Architecture has build Flat House in Cambridgeshire, England, made from pre-fabricated panels infilled with hemp. School Architecture, Sustainable Architecture, Architecture Design, Sustainable City, Green Architecture, Sustainable Design, Contemporary Architecture, Biomass Boiler, Solar Energy Panels

Solar-powered farmhouse makes use of hemp throughout

Built on a 53-acre farm, the Flat House takes advantage of the property’s biggest resource—hemp.

Given the monumental scale of its carbon footprint, cement alone could make or break efforts to slow global warming. International Energy Agency, Large Greenhouse, Portland Cement, Concrete Steps, Wealth Creation, Packing Machine, Green Technology, Global Economy, Carbon Footprint

Scientists are taking concrete steps towards reducing cement’s massive carbon footprint

Given the monumental scale of its carbon footprint, cement alone could make or break efforts to slow global warming.

‪ Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder funded by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency - DARPA are growing an ecofriendly alternative to concrete from bacteria. Sustainable Building Materials, Sustainable Design, Future Buildings, Green Queen, University Of Colorado, Low Carbon, Applied Science, Temperature And Humidity, Photosynthesis

Living 'concrete' made from bacteria used to create replicating bricks

Buildings may one day be made using a strain of bacteria that creates a concrete-like material when combined with sand and nutrients

'A Big, Bold, Natural Element': Employers Are Bringing Nature Indoors To Increase Employee Happiness, Productivity Modern Office Design, Higher Design, Green Building, Sustainable Design, Building Design, Bring It On, Indoor, Office Ideas, Productivity

'A Big, Bold, Natural Element': Employers Are Bringing Nature Indoors To Increase Employee Happiness, Productivity

The simple act of bringing nature inside the office can improve employee happiness and well-being.

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USGBC Adopts Resilient Design Standard to Adapt Buildings, Neighborhoods to Changing Climate

While the LEED rating system has faced criticism for its narrow scope, hefty price tag and preference for context-ignorant cleantech, a new resilient construction standard developed by global architecture and design firm Perkins+Will in collaboration with Deloitte Consulting and Eaton Corporation could prove to be a critical tool in helping city planners, architects, developers, governments and businesses design buildings, neighborhoods and buildings better equipped

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USGBC Adopts Resilient Design Standard to Adapt Buildings, Neighborhoods to Changing Climate

While the LEED rating system has faced criticism for its narrow scope, hefty price tag and preference for context-ignorant cleantech, a new resilient construction standard developed by global architecture and design firm Perkins+Will in collaboration with Deloitte Consulting and Eaton Corporation could prove to be a critical tool in helping city planners, architects, developers, governments and businesses design buildings, neighborhoods and buildings better equipped