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Green architecture – NASA’s Sustainability Base

By Damir Beciri
One Comment30 August 2009

nasa-sustainable-building-1The guys from NASA decided to work on green projects in order to set an example to other agencies around the world. After so many resources used for their missions, this is one of their first right steps. They decided to use their lunar base sustainable technology in order to make an environmentally friendly building… »

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Green architecture – Omega Center for Sustainable Living

By Damir Beciri
3 Comments16 August 2009

omega-center-for-sustainable-living1The Omega Center for Sustainable Living (OCSL) in Rhinebeck, New York is carbon neutral and produces 100 percent of its own energy through solar and geothermal power. OCSL officially opened on July 16th 2009 and it is on track to receive a LEED Platinum Certification, which cannot be officially granted until the building has been… »

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Green architecture – Citigroup Data Center in Frankfurt

By Damir Beciri
7 August 2009

citigroup-data-center-in-frankfurt-1Citi’s new Data Centre in Frankfurt has been awarded LEED Platinum, it’s the first data centre in the world to achieve a platinum rating and the first building in Germany to achieve LEED accreditation. The data centre plant topology, unit sizes and operating parameters have been selected to exceed reliability criteria and to enhance the… »

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Green architecture – Melbourne Convention Centre

By Damir Beciri
26 July 2009

melbourne-convention-center-1When it comes to convention centers the Melbourne Convention Centre is a convention center like no other – Australia’s premier convention center. An innovative design concept by NH Architecture and Woods Bagot turns traditional convention center design inside out and presents a building that is distinctive and worthy of its prime riverfront location in the… »

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Green architecture – Eden Project in UK

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments18 July 2009

eden_projectIn this article we’re going to write about green architecture which serves nature’s variety. Eden Project is a greenhouse located in Cornwall, United Kingdom, which attracts loads of people. Inside the greenhouse there are several artificial biomes where they grow plants collected from all around the world. The Eden Project is constructed in an unused… »

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Green architecture – self-sustainable media wall in Beijing

By Damir Beciri
10 July 2009

greenpixSimone Giostra & Partners Architects have designed the GreenPix – Zero Energy Media Wall – a project applying a self-sustainable digital media LED display on the curtain wall of Xicui Entertainment Complex in Beijing, near the site of the 2008 Olympics. Featuring one of the largest color LED display worldwide and the first photovoltaic system… »

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Green architecture – Singapore art school

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments2 July 2009

nanyang3We started our series of green architecture in one of our previous articles regarding the cacti resembling building in Qatar. This article is about the idea which takes over most of the modern architects, and that is placing green surfaces at the roofs of the buildings. This article is about the amazing green roof at… »

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Green architecture – Qatar cacti biomimicry

By Damir Beciri
3 Comments23 June 2009

cactusbuilding-qatar1With this article we’re starting a new series on our website and it is about architecture. Due to the changes regarding our environment and temperature it is important to emphasize the new ideas and techniques that bring more balance between our creations and nature. Creating architecture which mimics nature or shows technological advances covers two… »