#sustainable #homes Art School Built Using Shipping Containers: One of the benefits of using shipping contain...

#sustainable #homes Art School Built Using Shipping Containers: One of the benefits of using shipping contain...

jetsongreen.com 22 Nov '14, 6pm

One of the benefits of using shipping containers as architectural building blocks is the ease with which they can be shaped into any kind of building, even one with a completely unique design. The architecture firm LOT:EK took that to the limit when designing and constructing the APAP OpenSchool in Anyang, Korea. They used eight recycled shipping containers to construct this art school, which yielded a structure with 2,600 square feet of indoor space. The shipping containers were cut at a 45 degree angle and placed together in a fishbone pattern, which resulted in a building that is arrow-like and lifted three meters off the ground. One co...

Gated Communities Lock Cities Into Cycles of Inequality by @futurecapetown

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has focused attention on gated communities in South Africa. The growth of gated communities in the nation...

.@SustainDC MT @USGBC: New case study released on DC's green building leadership @OPinDC @DCDGS

usgbc.org 21 Nov '14, 3pm
.@SustainDC MT @USGBC: New case study released on DC's green building leadership @OPinDC @DCDGS

*This article is co-authored by Courtney Yan “If I sound enthusiastic about our work on sustainability it’s because I am!” Mayor Vincent Gray...

Turf Homes, Iceland

naturalhomes.org 20 Nov '14, 8pm

This is one of the traditional turf homes at Árbær Open-Air Museum in Iceland. The museum has about 20 homes giving a taste of Iceland's arch...

Congratulations to our members honoured in @MayorofLondon's energy saving awards #energyefficiency

ukgbc.org 20 Nov '14, 1pm
Congratulations to our members honoured in @MayorofLondon's energy saving awards #energyefficiency

The awards recognise London businesses that have committed to slashing their energy costs and that contribute to London’s energy efficiency t...

What is the most efficient way to heat water?

greenhomeguide.com 20 Nov '14, 2pm

Great question: For me it would be the ROI or the value beyond saving energy. I personally ha...

Via @bglive, Standard 189.1 inches toward #LEED with new revision:

buildinggreen.com 20 Nov '14, 8pm

Standard 189.1 Inches Towards LEED in New Revision The 2014 version of the Green Building Sta...

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