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Green roofs changing traditional architecture globally

Green Roofs, the name only suggests its nature. They are roofs very different from traditional roofs and are beneficial not only for the dweller but for the environment on the whole. In past years, there has been quite an upsurge in pollution, and a time had come when the planet earth was declared to be on the verge of extinction. The reason behind was an increase in the pollution and other elements that are too dangerous for nature and for the inhabitants on planet earth. Humans have become selfish and reckless but in recent years humans have understood the fact that if they will save the environment, then only environment […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - December 11, 2014 at 8:55 am

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Most energy efficient buildings in the world that rely on renewable energy

Several environmentalists believe that architects all over the world are transforming the planet into a concrete jungle – thereby burdening the ever-decreasing supply of energy and contributing to global warming. Although they are right to some extent, modern architects are addressing their concerns by creating an entirely new breed of architecture, one that is self-sufficient, doesn’t rely on conventional sources of energy, and in part help the planet come out of its energy troubles. Here are some of the finest examples of this modern architecture, which is taking the world towards a sustainable future.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - November 3, 2014 at 8:44 am

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Heartland 66 – A unique high rise tower inspired by Chinese knot tie

China has been at the forefront of architectural design with many buildings and premises drawing attention of world media and architects from other countries. One such recently developed building is the high-rise tower which will be a mixed use development in Wuhan. Let us look more closely at this tower and the special features it has.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 27, 2014 at 6:01 am

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Tiny houses worthy of admiration and wonder

Small homes are becoming quite popular nowadays with living space becoming a major concern in many of the large cities around the world. These homes are cost effective as well as have many innovative space saving features that help to fit in many of the essential items that you require for your living.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 18, 2014 at 10:33 am

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Top Green Buildings from Around the World

With more and more people chasing the green drive going on across the world, sustainable measures have become an integral part of modern construction. There are several benefits of green buildings starting from being eco-friendly to bringing about considerable cost savings. Here in the following sections let us look at some such green buildings that have gained reputation for their eco-friendly approach.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 18, 2014 at 10:33 am

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Sustainable and environmentally friendly building products

With the growing awareness of the environmental harm caused due to the conventional building practices there has been a tremendous change observed in the building practices with the use of sustainable practices and resources in construction. These building practices reduce the environmental impact and are free from toxic materials. Here is a list of five such amazing and innovative green building products. Have a look.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - September 30, 2014 at 10:29 am

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Eco-friendly projects absolutely worth your attention

Today the world is moving forward in a “greener” wave. The eco friendly innovative ideas have revolutionized the world of architecture. From recycled materials to the naturally available things, everything is being used to build the greener and sustainable buildings. Here is a list of five such buildings that have topped the charts to be among the best projects of 2014.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - September 24, 2014 at 6:44 am

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Green architecture makes its mark in the African continent

Africa, the land of contrasts is on the verge of defining new rules for green architecture. In recent years, there have many examples of innovative green architecture designs in this continent, especially in southern Africa. From schools to homes and resorts, Africa has presented an image of a much smarter and environmentally friendly country.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - September 21, 2014 at 4:22 am

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Impressive green rooftops around the world

Green rooftops are an amazing blend of philosophy of art, economy and ecology. Now a day’s Green rooftops are becoming very popular and significant in many big cities. It not only helps in maintaining a soothing green environment all around but also helps in various other ways such as reducing energy costs and absorbing storm water. Here is the list of world’s amazing green rooftops that has set their own standard and trend.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - September 13, 2014 at 11:43 am

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Eco Friendly houses that make a beautiful dwelling

Every person wishes to live in a healthy atmosphere with friendly environment and beautiful nature. People try putting in lots of effort in making their home eco friendly by placing various eco friendly products in their home. Apart from products, many people wish to have homes from the ground up to be environmentally friendly.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - September 11, 2014 at 5:03 am

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