Green Architecture – Page 2 – GBRI
 

The Palestinian city of Gaza has been facing severe food crisis as large amounts of farmland has already been destroyed in Israeli bombings and Israeli blockade prevents vital supplies from reaching the city. But the city residents have devised a new way to sustain themselves– rooftop farming. Rooftop farming is fairly new in Gaza. Starting […]

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A school in Denmark is totally covered in solar tiles and the attractive green hue of the tiles is only adding to the building’s aesthetics. The 25,000-square-meter school has around 12,000 solar panels that are not just concentrated on the roof, but adorn more than 6,000 square meters of the facade. C. F. Møller’s International School Nordhavn in […]

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A Chinese energy company, named Panda Green Energy Group, is building 100 panda-shaped solar farms in Datong, Shanxi province, China. The company has already connected one such 50-megawatt (MW) plant to the grid in the northern province of Shanxi. Built with darker crystalline silicon and lighter-colored thin film solar cells, the plant resembles a cartoon giant panda […]

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Tesla has just announced the price for its photovoltaic roof tiles and it costs almost 20% less than a normal roof. The company has priced its new and most sought after Solar Roof at just $21.85 per square foot. Tesla’s Solar Roof tiles are made of glass layered over a photovoltaic substrate, and they serve […]

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These five monastery guesthouses in the province of Grosseto in central Italy are the perfect example of sustainable living. Not only are these huts made from 100% recyclable materials, they are elevated off the ground to ensure minimal disturbance to the beautiful rural setting. Designed by Edoardo Milesi and Archos, these minimalist monastery guesthouses reflect the […]

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TripAdvisor Rentals and Wayfair teamed up to create a tiny yet spectacular rainforest-inspired apartment inside one of the capsules on the London Eye Ferris Wheel. The chic urban capsule features oodles of greenery sprouting from every inch, a tropical green print on the ceiling, and a view that’s to die for. The design for the […]

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Two huge hands emerging out of the Grand Canal in Venice that appear to be supporting the floating city’s iconic Ca’ Sagredo Hotel building convey an important message– the city might drown in near future due to climate change and rising sea level. Titled ‘Support’, this artwork is a creation of renowned Italian artist Lorenzo Quinn and was […]

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Turning plastic bottle waste into impressive architecture is taking sustainability to another level. The amazing EcoARK in Taipei, Taiwan is the perfect example on how put plastic waste to constructive use. Built from 1.5 million recycled plastic bottles, this massive pavilion is surprisingly strong enough to withstand the forces of nature—including fires and earthquakes! What’s […]

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Tesla’s founder Elon Musk announced on Twitter that company’s solar tiles shall be available for order now. These solar roofs are meant to replace the traditional solar panels and will power your home with clean solar energy. The product is a cornerstone of Musk’s strategy of selling a fossil-fuel-free lifestyle to consumers with electric cars, […]

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