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Wooden nursery and elementary school complex in Lyon by Tectoniques with hilly rooftops carpeted with plants that feature walkways for students to explore.
Middle East Sustainable Cities
When this flowery dwelling is completed, a wind turbine, ground-source heat pump, and array of solar panels will help it achieve a zero-carbon footprint.
Practically speaking, the smallest solar panels range from microchip sizes to that of roof tiles. There have been many recent developments.
Singapore-based WOHA Architects have long been advocates of the ultimate ‘green city’ – one that would be comprised of more vegetation than if it were
Architects propose a temporary garden and algae farm until developers, financiers, and the city of Boston settle on what to do with historic-but-now-vacant retail site.
some fabulous roof gardens in Singapore from skyscrapercity