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- Geothermal Energy
Heat energy from within the earth. Often extracted as steam to either produce electricity or heat buildings.
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- Wellesleys Global Flora greenhouse can generate all of its own energy
Boston-based architecture firm Kennedy & Violich Architecture has flipped the script for energy-intensive greenhouses with the net-zero energy Global Flora, a sustainable botanical facility for Wellesley College in Massachusetts...
- Geothermal-powered dorm minimizes its carbon footprint in Quebec
Near Sherbrooke, Quebec, Montreal-based ARCHITEM Wolff Shapiro Kuskowski has recently completed the Mitchell Family House, a new and energy-efficient student housing complex for the Bishop’s College School...
- LEED Gold-targeted library and community park has otherworldly appeal
Toronto-based architecture firm RDHA has completed the Springdale Library and Komagata Maru Park, a new inclusive gathering space for Brampton, a city located about 45 minutes west of Toronto...
- Modern farmhouse targets net-zero energy in Vermont
On a hillside meadow in rural Vermont, local architecture firm Birdseye has completed Bank Barn, a new residence that, from afar, might look like any another agricultural building...
- Power bills tipped to drop once AEMC implements demand reduction scheme
A plan to reduce household power bills by paying big commercial and industrial energy users to cut their consumption on days of peak demand will be brought forward ahead of next summer.
- LEED Gold-certified Azurmendi crowned Worlds Most Sustainable Restaurant
Three-star Michelin restaurant Azurmendi has once again been crowned the “World’s Most Sustainable Restaurant” by The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. Noteworthy for its renewable energy systems that offset the building’s carbon footprint, the LEED...
- Geothermal-powered education center anchors Louisvilles new Waterfront Botanical Gardens
A notorious old landfill in Louisville, Kentucky is being transformed into the new Waterfront Botanical Gardens, a verdant 23.5-acre site designed by architecture firm Perkins + Will. At the heart of the newly opened gardens is the 6,000-square-foot Graeser...
- Stunning House on the Rocks uses geothermal power
On Finland’s windswept Turku archipelago, Helsinki-based design practice and log house kit purveyor Pluspuu has completed yet another ecological wood house — fittingly named the House on the Rocks...
- Stunning, sustainable lodge blends into beautiful landscape
Romanian architecture firm BLIPSZ has created a near-autonomous holiday home that combines the charms of rural Transylvanian architecture with a sustainable and contemporary design aesthetic...
- Net-zero community planned for Hamburg will rely on geothermal and solar energy
The formerly industrial borough of Harbugh in Hamburg, Germany will soon get a strikingly modern and eco-conscious facelift thanks to Neuländer Quarree, a new mixed-use community planned for the area...
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