27 Jan '16, 2pm

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How do you protect a building from frequent floods? While some architects build elevated structures on stilts and others make theirs buoyant , Between Art and Technology (BAT) Studio decided to take a different approach with a building that “grows legs” to escape rising waters. The Greenhouse That Grows Legs is a timber structure equipped with four hydraulic legs that lift the building off the ground as a defense from the River Thames’ floodwaters.

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greenbuildingelements.com 28 Jan '16, 12am

, we are told this UK structure has been constructed in an area which experiences frequent flooding. The Greenhouse That G...

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inhabitat.com 21 Jan '16, 2pm

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inhabitat.com 05 Feb '16, 2pm

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Vattenfall adding solar to UK wind farm for a "mega" hybrid renewable energy park

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inhabitat.com 27 Jan '16, 4pm

in operation in the UK and the new solar farm will be added to that site, creating a hybrid mega renewable energy farm. Th...