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Oddly Shaped Brick Could Revolutionize Sustainable Building

A design studio in Colombia is tackling one of architecture’s growing energy challenges by using an unexpected traditional building material: …

All You Need to Build This PopUp House Is a Screwdriver

Yes, you read that correctly.<p>No power tools? No problem. The PopUp House was designed by a French studio called MultiPod Studio to simplify the process of building your own home...and we mean "simplified." Basically, they embraced IKEA's style when it comes to the construction process, because the …

Singapore's solar-powered Sky Terrace residential towers combine all the best of green living

Located next to WOHA's 960-unit Skyville in Singapore's Dawson development, the Sky Terrace comprises five residential towers connected with a common …

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Barberio Colella ARC unveils earthquake-relief housing that pops up in “just a minute”

Earthquakes, like the devastating 7.5-magnitude quake that recently struck parts of South Asia, are inevitable. Smart design, however, can empower us …

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India brings back ancient wisdom to fight its modern environmental problems

When it comes to global efforts to fight climate change, India quickly becomes Exhibit A. Like other developing countries, it seems stuck in a zero-sum game where it must choose between fast economic growth to bring its people out of poverty or protecting the environment.<p>India is the world’s third …

Tough Words From Pope Francis: 8 Great Quotes From His U.N. Speech

Pope Francis, addressing the U.N. General Assembly today, urged international cooperation not only to solve humanity's largest problems but to save humanity itself.<p>Quoting a speech to the U.N. by his predecessor Pope Paul VI in 1965, Francis said of the world today: "The real danger comes from …

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