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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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A newly built apartment complex in Linköping, Sweden is another example of how modern architecture is embracing sustainability. This impressive-looking building has a large roof-mounted photovoltaic array and is not only producing enough energy to meet its residents’ requirements, but is selling the surplus electricity back to the grid. Sweden’s solar energy tax used to be quite punitive, […]

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The world’s greenest airport terminal has just opened at the Oslo airport which has almost doubled the size of the existing terminal building. Designed by Oslo-based practice Nordic-Office of Architecture, the 115,000 sq. meters expansion to Oslo Airport sets new standards in sustainability. The competition-winning design, which uses the winter snow as a coolant in […]

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Korea has a unique bike lane right in the middle of the highway connecting Sejong and Daejeon, which is covered with solar panels. The lane is 20 miles long and protects the cyclists from rain and sun while producing solar power at the same time. This innovative use of unused infrastructure is part of a proposed bike […]

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Infosys, a world renowned technology services and consulting company has announced that its campus in Pune has achieved the highest level of green rating for buildings by being awarded The LEED Platinum certification by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). The 114-acre campus comprises of office buildings, residential training facilities, food courts, health and fitness […]

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With the hope of putting hunger and poverty in the world to an end, designers Pawel Lipiński and Mateusz Frankowski have designed an incredible farming skyscraper which they hope will bring a ‘green revolution’ to impoverished small farmers. A large proportion of the sub-Saharan Africa population is still living in extreme poverty and is on […]

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Recognizing its environmental accomplishments, Citi Tower, Hong Kong was awarded LEED Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED is the highest internationally-recognized rating a building can earn from the authoritative certification body in green building practices. This is the latest Citi-owned building to win the prestigious award. Citi Tower is on the waterfront of Kwun Tong, […]

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Just like the modern self-driving cars, we now have a self-driving garden that is capable of moving around the city in search of sunlight. Named Hortum machina, B, this nomadic, self-driving and self-cultivating garden has been designed by University College London’s students William Victor Camilleri and Danilo Sampaio under the supervision of the Interactive Architecture Lab’s […]

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