04 Nov '14, 6am

The world's first algae-powered building is alive in Hamburg:

The world's first algae-powered building is alive in Hamburg:

predicts that buildings will fundamentally transform over the next fifty years due to developments ranging from jet-powered maintenance robots to high-rise farms and photovoltaic paint , all of which are already in development. But first and foremost, Arup envisions a movement towards living buildings that respond and adapt to the conditions around them. “The urban building of the future fosters this innate quality, essentially functioning as a living organism in its own right – reacting to the local environment and engaging with the users within,” contends Arup. The BIQ House is the first major step towards that vision.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/the-worlds-first-algae-powered-build...

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Greenheart Project: The World’s First Open Source, Solar-Powered Ship

Greenheart Project: The World’s First Open Sour...

inhabitat.com 05 Nov '14, 8pm

is a growing social enterprise with big ideas. Design is nearly complete on Greenheart’s first innovation: a new class of ...

Dubai Plans to Eclipse Kuala Lumpur With World’s Tallest Twin Towers: Co-developers Dubai Holding and Emaar

Dubai Plans to Eclipse Kuala Lumpur With World’...

inhabitat.com 04 Nov '14, 3pm

One of the towers will be residential, with 40 stories of living units that will include one, two and three-bedroom apartm...

Leonardo DiCaprio Narrates Green World Rising Films About Climate Solutions (VIDEO)

Leonardo DiCaprio Narrates Green World Rising F...

inhabitat.com 03 Nov '14, 3pm

The most recent episode is titled “Green World Rising” and shows how we can start to move off fossil fuels and power the w...

XploreAir Paravelo: World’s First Flying Bicycle Lifts Off the Ground

XploreAir Paravelo: World’s First Flying Bicycl...

inhabitat.com 01 Nov '14, 5pm

If you love getting some air between you and the ground while doing tricks on your bicycle, then you will love the Paravel...

US green building org & Honeywell team up to push energy monitoring tech #energyefficiency #greenbuild

US green building org & Honeywell team up to pu...

usgbc.org 02 Nov '14, 10pm

Backed by Smart Building Technology from Honeywell, USGBC’s LEED Dynamic Plaque Helps Measure and Improve Ongoing Facility...

Learn about the economics of Green Building

Learn about the economics of Green Building

gbcsa.org.za 04 Nov '14, 2pm

The financial motivation for green building is clear and this course sets out to explore the local evidence for the buildi...

6 examples of architecture inspired by music.

6 examples of architecture inspired by music.

inhabitat.com 01 Nov '14, 8am

, but what if you could hear it too? Innovative architects and designers across the globe are finding inspiration in music...

New Mercedes Benz Concept Car is Powered by its Paint

New Mercedes Benz Concept Car is Powered by its...

inhabitat.com 06 Nov '14, 11am

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Vienna building hosts more vegetation than orig...

inhabitat.com 01 Nov '14, 8pm

Although he had no formal training in architecture, the visionary and dedicated artist Hundertwasser built this unique arc...

Sologic Unveils the First Ever Life-Sized eTree Charging Station

Sologic Unveils the First Ever Life-Sized eTree...

inhabitat.com 29 Oct '14, 1pm

Heard of the eTree? If not, get ready to plug in and charge your phone with free, green energy. Created by Israel-based So...

Rescued pup becomes the first to summit Mt. Everest:

Rescued pup becomes the first to summit Mt. Eve...

inhabitat.com 30 Oct '14, 10pm

An abandoned mutt that was found starving in a garbage dump in India has become the first dog to climb to Everest’s Base C...

World’s Tallest Contemporary AllWood Structure ...

inhabitat.com 08 Nov '14, 3pm

The project officially opened to the world on October 31, 2014, on budget and on time, showing that wood construction can ...

It’s Alive! – Visiting a Certified Living Building: Subtitle: In...

It’s Alive! – Visiting a Certified Living Build...

greenbuildingadvisor.com 30 Oct '14, 9am

On vacation in Hawaii recently (yes, life is really tough for us consultants), I had the opportunity to visit the Hawaii P...

First commercial ‘green’ hydrogen refueling fac...

renewableenergyfocus.com 31 Oct '14, 3pm

European HyFIVE project to demonstrate 110 hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles Leading motor manufacturers, hydrogen fuel...

The Netherlands Unveils the World's First Solar Bike Path

The Netherlands Unveils the World's First Solar...

inhabitat.com 06 Nov '14, 4pm

has an international reputation as a bike-friendly nation; it’s home to some 18 million bicycles and 21,748 miles of bike ...