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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Business / Economics CC BY 2.0 Wikipedia In Citylab, Richard Florida looks at the increasingly...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)   TREEHUGGER Design / Modular Design © Nova Deko After seeing a post on Inhabitat titled...

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The Happy Cheap House is preci...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)   TREEHUGGER Design / Modular Design © Tommy Carlsson via Dezeen Every time we show a small...

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Hivehaus: Modular hexagonal ho...

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[Translate] Kimberley Mok (@kimberleymok) Design / Modular Design © Hivehaus Modular designs have a lot going for them: they are...

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On the Move: Stunning Supashak...

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[Translate] On the move: Stunning Supashak is designed to be modular and transportable Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Modular...

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[Translate] Derek Markham (@derekmarkham) Technology / Clean Technology © EcoNation The LightCatcher brings the sunlight indoors,...

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Soaring domes built with bambo...

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[Translate] Kimberley Mok (@kimberleymok) Design / Green Architecture © Vo Trong Nghia Architects We may have seen the rise and fall...

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[Translate]   07/22/2014 by Jared Green The people of Riehen, a small city near Basel in Switzerland, have long wanted a new...

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It’s time to stop puttin...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Green Architecture © Urban Green Council As Steve Mouzon points out, before the...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Green Architecture CC BY 2.0 Lloyd Alter/ Not my house addition: Martin House has...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Green Architecture © CF Moller Most apartment buildings are monocultures, usually...

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NIST Net Zero Energy House is ...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Green Architecture Public Domain NIST When the NIST Net-Zero Energy Residential Test...

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New modular disaster relief ho...

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[Translate] Manon Verchot (@maverchot) Design / Green Architecture © Andrew Rugge/archphoto Hurricane Sandy hit almost two years ago,...

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The three most important thing...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Green Architecture © Karawitz Architecture, Bessancourt Passivhaus When people talk...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Green Architecture © Postgreen Homes Cork has always been one of our favorite...

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Lean Urbanism is the Next Big ...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Green Architecture © Lean Urbansim There are so many ridiculous rules governing what...

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Make U.S. buildings supereffic...

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[Translate] ROCKY MOUNTAIN INSTITUTE What’s Needed By 2050, U.S. buildings must be 50% more efficient than they are today. To make...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) May 17, 2014 House Ad LA   10. Hempcrete startup kickstarts a revolution in sustainable...

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OLDER, SMARTER, BETTER BUILDIN...

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[Translate] Older, Smaller, Better: Why new ideas need old buildings Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Green Architecture Screen...

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Is the Powerhouse Kjørbo ̶...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Green Architecture © Exterior of Powerhouse Kjobo with chickens. via Designboom...

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Architects propose adaptive re...

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The new Apple headquarters may...

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How a chicken coop became a co...

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American penitentiaries emphas...

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There are as many as 2.4 million individuals…

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Which is greener, a gas or an ...

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Depends on where you live.

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