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Architecture and structures in the US that are leading the green

Slowly but surely, America is switching from consumer to conserver. Old buildings are being renovated and new building are being built that capitalize on sustainability. Here are some of the front-runners in sustainable design.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - July 26, 2014 at 5:44 am

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Sustainable urban designs and concepts from Canada

Redesigning urban spaces to become sustainable can be difficult. It involves not just designing one building, but multiple. There are many things to consider including businesses and homes. These three designs are all winners of the 2014 Canadian Urban Design Award.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - July 17, 2014 at 7:19 am

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Best eco-friendly homes

Looking at homes that have been built with sustainability at its focus is a great way to get ideas for your own home. These Eco-homes are sure to give you inspirations on how to make your home more energy efficient. Check out these Green homes and see what you think.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - June 30, 2014 at 12:50 pm

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Innovative buildings that mark the landscape of Africa

Africa is a continent that is progressing quickly every day. People are beginning to build more sustainable homes to keep up with the advancing of technology. Here are some designs that are being utilized in African countries.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - June 27, 2014 at 12:15 pm

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Top eco-friendly hospitals in the USA

Here is a list of hospitals that prove they care about their patients and the environment by taking time and care to change the way they run and operate.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - June 26, 2014 at 12:15 pm

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Benefits from modern green homes far outweigh traditional construction

Nature has offered us all sorts of resources required for enhancing our lifestyle and for progress. Human civilization has developed solely because of the gifts that nature has showered on us. Sadly, we have not been able to return her favor in kind. Rather, our activities have brought nature near to destruction.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - May 30, 2014 at 5:33 am

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Highly sustainable university buildings

“Go Green” is a universal motto nowadays, and university buildings are no exception. In this article, we have brought into light some exceptionally beautiful universities that do not just catch eye for their beauty but also for the eco-friendly nature, they have. Environmental friendly structures follow a belief that function and efficiency of a building should never come at the expense of nature and environment.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - May 24, 2014 at 9:04 am

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Does green construction really help in improving the environment

The Green construction aims at efficient use of resources to create healthier and energy efficient homes. It helps in creating a balance between the environment and the construction process. This article will make you aware of the Green Construction and its impact on the environment.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - March 16, 2014 at 9:35 am

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What’s next: Floating architecture for a submerged world

We all know that global warming is real and the day is not far away when it will cause the polar icecaps to meltdown and will result in many low lying coastal areas to get submerged in seawater. The latest studies revealed that the meltdown of a small portion of glaciers around the world has already caused the sea level to go up a little bit and if this meltdown continues at the present rate, then inundated cities will longer remain a distant future. Besides submerging the coastal areas, global warming will also result in other natural calamities like hurricanes, tsunamis and flood due to lashing rainfalls. With the possibility […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - December 7, 2013 at 6:31 am

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