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It’s nearly 100 feet tall, fed by the sun and rain that fall on it, and is composed largely of wood. But it’s not a tree.<p>It’s the world’s greenest …

The Top 10 Software Vendors Connecting Smart Buildings to the Smart Grid

As the IT sector converges with the energy efficiency sector, there's a clash underway between the startups and established vendors pushing products …

Articles about passive houses across america on Dwell.com - Dwell

From crowded cities to a trailer park of tiny houses planned for Sonoma County, California, multiunit micro-housing complexes are...<p>In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.<p>In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five …

Energy-Efficient Waverley House Embraces the Outdoors in Sydney, Australia

The Waverley House by Anderson Architecture is a fantastic example of sustainable modern housing in challenging location. The home is located outside …

U.S. Green Building Council

<i>The newest version of the LEED green building rating system closes ballot and moves toward an official market launch at Greenbuild.</i><p>I am pleased to …

‘Earthship’ Passivhaus Comes With Nibblers On The Roof

It’s not often that an architect – even one like Kaplan Thompson Architects that has worked with rural setting before – gets a request to build an …

SunPower, SolarCity, the CSI and Builders Driving New Solar Home Growth Surge

SunPower, SolarCity and some of the biggest new home builders in the U.S. are marking major achievements for solar.<p>By the end of 2013, one in five …

Energy saving measures boost house prices

Making energy saving improvements to your property could increase its value by 14 per cent on average - and up to 38 per cent in some parts of …

What is the next frontier for low energy building?

We snapped up and featured pretty much every certified passive building that we could. Gradually the number of projects meeting the standard grew and …

How Living Homes May Be The Key to Greening Our Cities

By Frances Du and Denise Lu<p>We recently had a chance to sit down with Mitchell Joachim, an associate professor at NYU and Co-President of Terreform …

Renzo Piano’s Latest: An Off-The-Grid, One-Person Mobile Home

For over 50 years, the architect dreamed of building a one-room structure for minimal living. Now it exists, on Vitra’s campus in Germany.<p>Around the time that the Shard skyscraper was completed in London, in 2012, Renzo Piano told <i>The Guardian</i> that “one of the most important things is to have happy …

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Frog Makes Star Trek’s Voice-Controlled Computers A Reality

Frog Fellow Jared Ficklin talks about the search for the next computing interface–the one we won’t ever see or touch.<p><i>Tea. Earl Grey. Hot.</i><p>Those are iconic words to any <i>Star Trek</i> fan–it’s the preferred drink of Captain Picard, as ordered from the Enterprise’s always-listening computer system. They …

Star Trek

Burberry Kisses: Google permette di inviare Baci!

La distanza è ormai ridotta azero con i mezzi di comunicazione moderni. Videochiamare tramite Skype rende la lontananza decisamente più sopportabile …

Google Apps per gestire produttività e collaborazione in azienda, anche in mobilità da qualsiasi dispositivo

Èspero e GoCloud formano i tecnici per la migrazione alle Google Apps in azienda, con corsi base e avanzati per tecnici e manager IT che devono …

HelloSign forGmail, firmare documenti direttamente da Gmail

Per <b>firmare un documento</b> ricevuto tramite <b>email</b> la maggior parte delle persone esegue una procedura che pur essendo molto semplice risulta comunque …

Dubai's Sustainable City Will be Powered by 600,000 Square Feet of Solar Cells

London-based Baharash Architecture was recently selected to design the phase 2 of the Dubai Sustainable City development – the first green …

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The race to build the first 3D-printed building

Would you live in a house that came out of a printer? Would you prefer concrete, or plastic? Biodegradable, or weather resistant? Canal house or …

Speaking of Big Data…by Michael Keller Wikibon, a professional community solving technology and business problems through an open-source sharing of knowledge, has published an interesting infographic...

<b>Speaking of Big Data…</b><p>Wikibon, a professional community solving technology and business problems through an open-source sharing of knowledge, has …

Possible future Google Glass lessons in Trulia's app

From aiding first responders to real-time language translation, Google Glass has software developers excited for the potential of wearable computing. But the true test of success for Glass may be how quickly it's adapted to more commonplace uses, such as helping real estate listing company Trulia …

Real Estate

Five of the most biologically advanced buildings in the world*

Login or Subscribe to view this story<p><b>Existing subscriber? LOGIN or</b><p><b>Take out a subscription to BD and you will get immediate access to:</b><p>Up to the minute …

Former porn megastore transformed into world's largest net zero building

During its search for new premises in Phoenix, DPR took a look around the former Castle Boutique Megastore and noticed that despite an outside …

10 Unexpected Ways to Meditate Every Day

Ready to get Zen? Meditation can do way more than people think—and it's not just for hippies. Practicing meditation regularly has legitimate health …

Six Habits of Highly Empathic People

Roman Krznaric, <i>Greater Good</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>If you think you’re hearing the word “empathy” everywhere, you’re right. It’s now on the lips of scientists …

The 11 Most Fascinating Charts From Mary Meeker's Epic Slideshow of Internet Trends

Facebook is the only major social network in decline. Saudis share more online than anyone. You check your phone 150 times a day. And more.<p>Every year, Mary Meeker and the team from KPCB unleash upon the world the mother of all slideshows, which aims to sum up The State of the Internet. This year's …