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Lush Garden Hotel in Sanya

NL Architects’ Sanya Block 5 is a Lush Garden Hotel for China Sanya is a popular tropical destination in China with average temps of around 25 deg C (77 deg F), making it a perfect spot for a lush garden … Continue reading

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27th edition of the “Salon du Vegetal” in Angers (France) from 21 to 27 February 2012

The 27th “Salon du Vegetal” opens today and will last until February 27 in the Exhibition Park of Angers (Maine-et-Loire – France). Reserved to the professionals, these 3 intense days in events and meetings provide an appointment more than expected … Continue reading

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The Flat Tower

Second Place 2011 Skyscraper Competition Yoann Mescam, Paul-Eric Schirr-Bonnans, Xavier Schirr-Bonnans in France The construction of skyscrapers has been an architectural solution for high-density urban areas for almost a century for its ability to combine height with a small footprint. … Continue reading

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Skyscraper Recipro-City – Living Structure

The skyscraper proposed by S3 Arquitectos was a finalist in the competition. It will be a living structure which will respond to the requirements of both the density and vibrancy of modern city and the tranquillity of a suburban life. … Continue reading

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Dochodo Zoo Island is an Eden at Sea

It sounds like the plot of the movie Jurassic Park (minus the dinosaurs), but JDS Architects have created an incredible plan for a zoo located on the South Korean island of Dochodo. The island could, according to the architecture firm, … Continue reading

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Vertical garden in Children’s library in San Vicente in Southern Spain !

A vertical garden has been erected in the new children’s library in San Vicente in Southern Spain, by architect Jose Maria Chofre. The six-story garden is situated on the dividing wall of an existing apartment building and the library… http://www.amusingplanet.com/2010/08/vertical-garden-in-san-vicente.html

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What Does Eco-Friendly Mean? | National Geographic

Eco-friendly … literally means earth-friendly or not harmful to the environment (see References 1). This term most commonly refers to products that contribute to green living or practices that help conserve resources like water and energy. Eco-friendly products also prevent … Continue reading

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Grow strawberries and flowers on your green wall !

Originally, the purpose of green roofs and vegetated facades was for insulation against the cold in the Nordic countries and against heat in the southern countries. But today, green roofs and vegetated facades also play an aesthetic role for ecological … Continue reading

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