Caixa Forum, Madrid Spain – Herzog & de Meuron
CaixaForum Madrid is a museum and cultural center in Paseo del Prado 36, Madrid. It is sponsored by La Caixa. It was constructed by the Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron from 2001 to 2007, which combined an old abandoned electrical station with new construction of floors which are encased with oxidized cast-iron, which was meant to be of a similar color and weight as the brick…
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Green roofs mitigate urban heat island effect, control stormwater run-off, reduce sound reflection and transmission, and lower heating and cooling costs, as well as sustain local wildlife. They also look really, really cool.
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10. Amazing view to the Sea including a pictorial old traditional windmill in Oia the most beautiful village of Santorini island in Greece
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Green and living walls – planting the walls of buildings with vegetation
Green walls are essentially a living, and therefore self-regenerating, cladding system using climbing plants. Even small, difficult spaces have potential.
Cities Built to Thrive [infographic]
As city budgets tighten across America, it is critical for us to adopt greener, more cost-efficient ways to operate where we live. With a view to that, this infographic presents 10 green ways we can improve our cities.
Reflective Pavements and Urban Heat Island | Asphalt Pavement Alliance
Drivability matters. From safety and sustainability to noise and smoothness, asphalt pavements ensure the ride drivers demand.
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98 Likes, 8 Comments - The Green Initiative (@green_initiative) on Instagram: “The amazing benefits of urban Vertical Gardens are; Aesthetic Improvements Reduction of the Urban…”
The 2004 study for City of Toronto entitled ‘The Environmental Benefits and Costs of Green Roof Technology,’ reveals a thoroughly detailed exploration, summary and recommendations covering green roofs, types, storm water systems, combined sewers, air quality emissions, building level benefits, energy and the ‘urban heat island’.
Israel's "Living Building" In Jerusalem Grows With the Seasons - Green Prophet
While many countries are taking pride in their sustainable of “green” building technologies, and LEED certification as we learn from Qatar, Israel may have gotten the upper hand by unveiling what it refers to as a “living building.” It even includes residency for local animals including porcupines. This new living-with-nature concept was inaugurated on January …
What Is A Green Roof: Ideas For Creating Green Roof Gardens
A large metropolis can become a much warmer climate than rural areas around it. Green roofs have become a popular solution for reducing this urban heat island effect. Click this article to learn more about how to grow a green roof garden.