Are Mega-Buildings the Future of Our Cities? - Cities of the future will almost certainly need to be both larger a...

Are Mega-Buildings the Future of Our Cities? - Cities of the future will almost certainly need to be both larger a...

jetsongreen.com 26 Nov '14, 5pm

Cities of the future will almost certainly need to be both larger and much more sustainable than they currently are. Due to this assumption, the logical solution is huge mega-skyscrapers, which are capable of producing their own power and handling their own waste. One such design was recently put forth by Urban Future Organization in partnership with CR-Design in the form of the Cloud Citizen building complex which is to be built in Shenzhen, China. Their idea is actually a whole sprawling complex of interconnected buildings, which includes great spaces and comes with a number of sustainable features.

Would you believe it? Globally, an area the size of the EU is used for growing food in cities htt…

Amongst discussions about sustainable or regenerative cities the subject of food supply is often forgotten, and yet food comprises 23% of the...

How much is too much? #USGBC advises how to find your green marketing sweet spot

usgbc.org 26 Nov '14, 5pm
How much is too much? #USGBC advises how to find your green marketing sweet spot

It’s not a myth; too much of a good thing can be bad, and green marketing is no exception. You want to make sure all of your current and pote...

Home Energy Storage Market to Grow 1000% by 2018 #greenbuilding

greenbuildingelements.com 26 Nov '14, 9pm

But what if there was a way you could store that excess energy on the premises and use it whenever the need arises? Wouldn’t that be the idea...

‘Plug-and-Play’ Solar is Closer to Market

greenbuildingadvisor.com 27 Nov '14, 9am
‘Plug-and-Play’ Solar is Closer to Market

Although it won't be commercially available for a couple of years, a Boston-based research laboratory has developed a prototype of a photovol...

#Green #building consultants explore batt #insulation from @Roxul that’s made...

ecobuildingpulse.com 26 Nov '14, 12pm

, and Carl Seville, principal at SK Collaborative , are the Green Police. In this series they...

2015 IgCC gives cities and states something to be thankful for | Path to Zero...

newbuildings.org 25 Nov '14, 9pm
2015 IgCC gives cities and states something to be thankful for | Path to Zero Energy Buildings

As we move toward Thanksgiving this Thursday, the recent adoption of the 2015 International G...

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