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Team Maryland WaterShed wins the Solar Decathlon 2011 (part 2)

By Damir Beciri
3 Comments5 October 2011

team-maryland-watershed-5As we reported in our previous article,  Solar Decathlon 2011 ended last weekend and the team from the University of Maryland won with their WaterShed house. Due to a long list of sustainable features incorporated into the house, we decided to split the article in two parts by writing about the building and the materials… »

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Green architecture – Semiahmoo Public Library green wall

By Rob Aid
8 November 2010

project-semiahmoo-library-outdoor-green-wall-1In one of our previous articles we already wrote about a green wall built on PNC Financial’s headquarters, and in this article we’re going to write about the currently largest and most biologically diverse outdoor green wall in North America. Designed and planted by Green over Grey designers, it is covering the Semiahmoo Public Library… »


Midori-chan – vegetation planting system minimizes water usage

By Damir Beciri
One Comment28 January 2010

kawada-midori-chan-green-roof1After writing about green roofs and green walls implemented in various architectures, we are going to write an article of a system that eases the maintenance of green roof foliage. Midori-chan is a system designed to maximize vegetation growth and recycle waste, while dramatically minimizing water usage. The engineers at the Kawada Group in Japan… »

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Green architecture – PNC Financial’s headquarters green wall

By Damir Beciri
One Comment26 October 2009

pnc-green-wall1The vertical counterparts of green roofs – green walls are becoming more popular. Besides the calming effect of the greenery in our urban world the walls can be arranged to be visually engaging as well. Walls covered in vegetation provide the benefits of natural insulation and removal of air pollutants. PNC Financial Services Group Inc…. »