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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. Does green construction really help in improving 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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Manchester’s and the World’s most Eco Friendly Building

It wasn’t long before one a certain British Head Honcho opened a new office in Manchester. So, what’s new? Companies do open head offices, what’s so great about it? Well, is it that Edinburgh’s Duke and Queen were present at the ceremony and hence, this firm attracts attention? Yes, the office has been newly inaugurated and it has more than 1 reason to attract attention. This corporate building isn’t normal. It is in fact an eco friendly green building. This is 100% true and has been formally and officially announced. Hence, the Duke and the Queen grace this building with their presence. Manchester’s and the World’s most Eco Friendly Building

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - December 6, 2013 at 6:05 am

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Five most striking examples of eco friendly buildings made using shipping containers

Shipping containers generally come in 20 or 40 feet sizes and are sturdy enough to transport all kinds of cargo around the world. Their size, durability and shape have made them a favorite with of the pre-fab architects and today we have a bunch of gorgeous and functional building made from old shipping containers. Let’s check out how some innovators used shipping containers to create beautiful eco friendly buildings. Five most striking examples of eco friendly buildings made using shipping containers

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - July 16, 2013 at 11:29 am

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The LEED certified buildings reach a toll of 200 in South Florida

  Florida, along with so many landmarks and achievements to its credit, now owns another landmark to boast of for so many years to come and for all the good reasons too.  South Florida has clenched up a milestone for eco friendly construction. Now 200 buildings of commercial purposes hold the certification of Leadership in Energy and Environment, also commonly known as the LEED program.   The 200th Building- where and what   The 200th Building to hold the LEED certificate is the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience. The building spans in an area of about 100,000 square foot. The building consists of a laboratory and an office space. […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - January 2, 2013 at 4:37 am

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Eco-friendly housing in Singapore

Live as the ultimate environment companions With the alarming rate of pollutants in the environment, everything is being substituted these days with its ‘eco-friendly’ version. Whether it is transportation, painting colours for children or the house constructing material, the smart minds of the world are trying their best to minimize the effect of green house gases in the environment as much as possible. However, Singapore have gone a step further by being the country to experiment with this eco-friendly scenario and building a public state made of the environmental friendly buildings. Going by the fact that almost 80% of the total population of Singapore resides in public houses, building one […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 8, 2012 at 9:01 am

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Recycled beer bottles used to construct Las Vegas building

Las Vegas is also known as Sin City for its over the top glitz, the way it appears to promote glamour over everything else and its promotion of the indulgence of one’s senses to the point of being gluttonous. By its apparent promotion of vices, being ec

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Posted by admin - July 16, 2012 at 3:41 am

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Arish Palm Leaf Sculpture Exhibition illustrates the usefulness of palm leaves

Shelters and homes built from date palm leaves have been an intrinsic part of the Arabian life for centuries though they have largely been obscured and in places, replaced by concrete and steel structures in the region. However, palm leaf architecture has

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Posted by admin - July 5, 2012 at 1:45 pm

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The tree house: Most pristine way to enjoy the nature

With the world struggling around issues like global warming and climate change, houses made of reclaimed material can provide some relief. For the eco lovers, tree house can be a perfect blend of being close to nature yet a modish style of living. On simi

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Posted by admin - July 1, 2012 at 12:00 am

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