Soaring timber tower could clean up contaminated water in NYC's Central Park

Soaring timber tower could clean up contaminated water in NYC's Central Park

inhabitat.com 22 Sep '17, 12pm

The tower’s integrated filtration system (as well as the elevators) would be powered by a wind turbine installed at the top of the tower. Sayigh believes that the NYC project would serve as an example for urban design around the world, “The Central Park Tower has the potential to be a model project for other cities aiming to fix existing infrastructure, build tall to capture views and elevate the urban public realm.”

World Green Building Week kicks off next week. Join @USGBC!

usgbc.org 22 Sep '17, 2pm

This Mon., September 25, kicks off World Green Building Week (WGBW), an annual event that highlights the role buildings play in the fight aga...

Tiny House Goes Back to the Basics

jetsongreen.com 23 Sep '17, 3am
Tiny House Goes Back to the Basics

The Japanese firm Muji has recently unveiled a their first offering in the tiny home sphere. The so-called Muji Hut is a minimalist tiny home...

Get smart with your #kitchen #lighting - (the #ecofriendly way)!

greenhomeguide.com 22 Sep '17, 1am
Get smart with your #kitchen #lighting - (the #ecofriendly way)!

Incandescent : Thank you, Thomas Edison, for allowing us to relegate candles to birthday cakes and romantic evenings, instead of having to us...

5 Innovative Products for A Healthy Workplace

gbdmagazine.com 21 Sep '17, 4pm
5 Innovative Products for A Healthy Workplace

The initial room dividers that Steve Kinder launched through his new company LOFTwall , started in Dallas in 2008, were intended for resident...

Ok, #NZ students: let's see heroes in our #buildings. Captivating & creative=...

nzgbc.org.nz 20 Sep '17, 8pm
Ok, #NZ students: let's see heroes in our #buildings. Captivating & creative= $400.

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Lessons learnt for airtightness & IWI at Lower Royd radical retrofit - @billb...

greenbuildingstore.co.uk 20 Sep '17, 8am
Lessons learnt for airtightness & IWI at Lower Royd radical retrofit - @billbutch latest blog:

, our IWI strategy at the project involved around 100mm thickness of Diathonite Evolution IWI...

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