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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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29 days ago

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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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29 days ago

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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

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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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5 Great Ideas for Fortifying New York and New Jersey

5 Great Ideas for Fortifying New York and New Jersey

Barrier reefs that restore fish habitats, terraced waterfronts sporting bike paths – these flood-mitigating ideas, which teams led by BIG, OMA, West 8 and more have dreamed up for the Rebuild by Design competition, also give a lot back to the people.

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April 21, 2014

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6 Great Products Made From Cork

6 Great Products Made From Cork

Recyclable and biodegradable, cork can be harvested from the bark without felling the tree. Now, the warm material is finding its way into furnishings, lighting and accessories.

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April 16, 2014

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The High Line Effect

The High Line Effect

New York’s park in the sky has inspired similar schemes to bring public space back to the public, even if it means – as in the case of Thomas Heatherwick’s Garden Bridge concept for London – conjuring it out of thin air.

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February 27, 2014

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