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Key Features in the Design of an Eco-Friendly Home

One of the biggest challenges that has faced architects over the last 20 years or so has been to find the most environmental friendly ways to build
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‘Forest cities’: the radical plan to save China from air pollution

Stefano Boeri, the architect famous for his plant-covered skyscrapers, has designs to create entire new green settlements in a nation plagued by dirty air
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$150 homes revive ancient techniques to fight climate crisis

Deforestation and climate change have triggered a housing crisis in West Africa but an ancient technique of earth-building could provide relief to millions
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Ecocor – Prefabricated Passive House in Searsmont, Maine

Buildings that meet the Passive House standard use 80% less energy for heating and cooling than conventional buildings
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Energy Efficiency in the Home

As homeowners, we all look for the best ways to keep our home warm and comfortable. Our homes can lose heat so easily through a number of different ways …
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Lessons In Green Building From Africa’s First LEED-Certified Hospital

When Ghana commissioned a new hospital for its capital city Accra, the West African nation hoped to earn LEED certification, a prestigious rating …
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