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Daan Roosegaarde’s Smog-Eating Tower

Daan Roosegaarde’s Smog-Eating Tower

With the world’s largest smog vacuum, the Dutch designer delivers an in-your-face reminder of the threat from pollution.

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March 29, 2016

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Mario Cucinella’s Ultra-Green Office Building in Ghana

Mario Cucinella’s Ultra-Green Office Building in Ghana

The Italian architect’s energy-efficient One Airport Square project is changing the landscape of Accra.

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December 21, 2015

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A Danish Hotel’s Sustainable Eco-System

A Danish Hotel’s Sustainable Eco-System

On the island of Bornholm, GXN’s renovation and expansion of a hotel/conference space completely embraces a Cradle to Cradle life cycle.

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September 15, 2015

Section: Interiors

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7 Major Milestones in Green Architecture

7 Major Milestones in Green Architecture

In the past 30 years, Azure has witnessed huge strides in eco-design, including the birth of Cradle to Cradle, the first solar-powered cities and the development of organic building materials.

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March 30, 2015

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Il Bosco Verticale Tops Off in Milan

Il Bosco Verticale Tops Off in Milan

Containing the world’s most ambitious vertical park, Boeri Studio’s tree-decked towers in Milan welcome back some long-forgotten fauna to the city.

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March 30, 2015

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7 Great Furnishings Made With Recycled Wood

7 Great Furnishings Made With Recycled Wood

Conceived for the Design by Nature competition, these imaginative and eco-friendly pieces by Stacklab, Miles Keller, Scott Barker and others are now on show at Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works.

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November 17, 2014

Section: Design

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Off-the-Grid Toilets for Developing Countries

Off-the-Grid Toilets for Developing Countries

These solar-powered sanitation systems – championed by Bill and Melinda Gates’s Reinvent the Toilet Challenge – promise to solve one of the greatest dilemmas for infrastructure-challenged regions such as India.

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October 30, 2014

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Greenbuild Gives Back to New Orleans

Greenbuild Gives Back to New Orleans

Taking place next week in the Big Easy, the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo will feature world-renowned speakers, exhibitor booths powered by renewable energy, and a Make It Right home built on the premises and delivered to a family in need.

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October 16, 2014

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2014 North American Holcim Awards Winners

2014 North American Holcim Awards Winners

The winning North American projects in this competition for sustainable building showcase innovative ways to deal with flooding and new biologically based materials.

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September 24, 2014

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Can Norman Foster’s SkyCycle Come True?

Can Norman Foster’s SkyCycle Come True?

The visionary concept for London would give cyclists their own expressway. Plus, three pieces of fun, fashionable and flat-packed bike gear.

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May 12, 2014

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