August 26, 2016

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Sydney Opera House's sustainability plan

This week, the Sydney Opera House is launching the next phase of its sustainability strategy and reconciliation plan...

Why farmland may become a more popular neighborhood amenity than a golf course

Seeking farm-fresh food for flavor and health, new-home buyers move to ‘agrihoods’.

Next-gen Israeli agtech turns a rooftop into a farm

Aleinu aeroponic farm plants seeds for a new social, environmental and educational model of agricultural sustainability.

My architectural philosophy? Bring the community into the process

When asked to build housing for 100 families in Chile ten years ago, Alejandro Aravena looked to an unusual inspiration: the wisdom of...

Tomorrow's Cities Need Trees

Last week, I spotted news of an enormous construction project planned for a chain of small islands between Singapore and Malaysia. Dubbed ‘Forest...

Modelling shows move to 100% renewable energy would save Australia money

Estimated cost of moving all electricity, industry and transport onto renewables by 2050 would be $800bn, a saving of $90bn.

It's Earth Day. So how is L.A. doing in creating a sustainable city?

In honor of Earth Day, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Friday released the city’s first annual report on its “Sustainable City Plan"...

Building with nature: cities that steal smart ideas from plants and animals

Architects, designers and urban planners are borrowing from natural phenomena as diverse as termite mounds and resilient grapefruits to design smart, sustainable cities.

Rainwater harvesting and rooftop solar: world's greenest shopping centre could be Australian

Design competition asks architects, environmentalists and school kids to imagine a sustainable retail centre that generates energy for communitities...

This Couple Spent Decades Building Their Own Self-Sustaining Island

Artists Wayne Adams and Catherine King spend their days completely immersed in nature – the Canadian couple lives off-the-grid a floating sustainable island...




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