Sustainable Floating Home - The so-called WaterNest 100 was designed by architect Giancarlo Zema and is one of the...

Sustainable Floating Home - The so-called WaterNest 100 was designed by architect Giancarlo Zema and is one of the...

jetsongreen.com 27 Mar '15, 4pm

The so-called WaterNest 100 was designed by architect Giancarlo Zema and is one of the most sustainable and green floating homes around. It is made primarily from recycled materials and is powered by a roof-top solar array. The WaterNest 100 is a round, pod-type building, which has an impressive 1,076 sq ft (100 sq m) of interior space. The house is intended to be floated on rivers, lakes, bays, atolls and calm seas, has a diameter of 39 ft (12 m) and is 13 ft (4 m) high. The domed building is made from a recycled aluminum hull, and features a laminated wooden supporting frame, as well as curved wooden cladding and partition walls which ha...

What happens when #planning activists take their city's future in their own hands @futurecapetown

So essentially, we drew our conclusions that this kind of planning activism can really have an impact on the way we discuss cities and establ...

#MarchMadness is in full swing: Is your college home to a #LEED stadium? Are they still in it to ...

usgbc.org 27 Mar '15, 2pm
#MarchMadness is in full swing: Is your college home to a #LEED stadium? Are they still in it to win it?!

March Madness fever is sweeping the nation. People across the country are eagerly anticipating this weekend's Selection Sunday to find out if...

Better Shelter From IKEA For Refugees

greenbuildingelements.com 27 Mar '15, 2pm

has designed a new type of shelter specifically for use by refugees around the world and will produce 10,000 of them for the United Nations R...

Testimonials! "Earth Ships just kinda kick ass" - Grow your own food! - Free energy! - No Bills! ...

earthship.com 26 Mar '15, 12pm

Once described as ‘idiotic’, new eco-friendly, self-sustaining homes are proving its critics wrong. Taos, United States – It’s a green archit...

New Sustainability Journey from JLL - Building for Tomorrow @JLLUK

ukgbc.org 25 Mar '15, 7pm
New Sustainability Journey from JLL - Building for Tomorrow @JLLUK

Staff health and well-being – Building on existing initiatives such as ongoing post occupancy...

Keynote Lloyd Alter of TreeHugger kicks off #PHnw6 tonight! All are welcome t...

phnw.org 26 Mar '15, 9pm
Keynote Lloyd Alter of TreeHugger kicks off #PHnw6 tonight! All are welcome to the evening reception, so stop on...

: For 30 years Sam has worked as a builder, business owner and high performance building prop...

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