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Green architecture – College of Human Ecology at Cornell

By Damir Beciri
One Comment18 July 2012

cornell-college-of-human-ecology-1The Cornell University College of Human Ecology Building modern design blends into the surrounding natural landscape with minimal disruption to the neighboring community on Forest Home Drive. The building was built with commitment to responsible stewardship and sustainability, and it is on target to achieve LEED Gold certification with striving for LEED Platinum, the highest… »


Green architecture – Warren and Katharine Schlinger Laboratory for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

By Damir Beciri
5 September 2011

warren-and-katharine-schlinger-laboratory-for-chemistry-and-chemical-engineering-1The Warren and Katharine Schlinger Laboratory for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering building is a part of California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and it is expected to receive LEED Gold certification. Along with focus on sustainability and resource conservation, the Schlinger Laboratory will foster innovative and productive scientific collaborations between diverse research groups in chemistry and… »


Ornilux Mikado bird-protection glass from Arnold Glas

By Damir Beciri
26 December 2010

arnold-glas-ornilux-mikado-bird-protection-glassIf you ever worked or lived in a building with a glass facade, it is certain you have witnessed to (or heard stories about) birds flying into windows. In order to avoid this problem, the glass specialists from Arnold Glas have developed a type of insulated glass sheeting that can significantly reduce this danger. Architects… »

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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‚Äôs 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 – 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… »