Category: Architecture

Green Roofs Shutter Island

The prison appears in “Shutter Island” is also one of the buildings that include a green roofs. It is widely covered by vegetation and creates a stunning effect that is both cool and weird at the same time perfectly adapted theme of the movie. Green Roofs Shutter Island The miniature was built in 1/35th scale, which essentially made a person about two and 1/16th inches tall. The model itself of the compound was about eight feet across and the entire …

Solar Decathlon 2013: New Teams and Location

Solar Decathlon 2013: New Teams! New Location! We have never been more excited to start with a U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. In addition to welcoming 20 new college teams and hundreds of new students in our 2013 decathletes the contest, announcing a new site: the Orange County Great Park, Irvine, California. This will be a scene worthy ofdisplay devices for energy efficiency, solar power houses in the world. With each competition, the entry in the Solar Decathlon is more difficult. In 2013, we saw twice as many proposals as we could accept, and …

Beautiful Green roofs Bar House in the San Francisco

  This is a Green roofs Bar House in the San Francisco. The building is divided into a bedroom and a living perpendicular, with large windows that fills the large space with natural light. The 2 Bar House was built with sustainable materials and it combines energy efficiency, innovative design, and green space under — and on top of — one roof. …

Amazing Green Roofs in Singapore’s Nanyang Art College

This is a Amazing Green Roofs in Singapore’s Nanyang Art College. This stunning piece of architecture designer shows what creativity is developed in an art school. No doubt it is an architectural marvel of Singapore. Sloping green roofs look good and give the feeling of love of nature and vegetation. If art school was in our future that we could choose to study, …

Stunning Green Buildings that Already Exist

This is a stunning green buildings that already exist. Preservation of the environment must be large scale and applied in our daily lives. Energy and water conservation and reuse of materials and recycling is encouraging that the need of the hour. Surely all this can be done much easier if we build sustainable structures. Going Green becomes really easy if we have a …

Norwegian Green Roofs

The tendency to have green roofs may be new in the world, but not in Norwegian. Here the houses symbolizes the harmony between nature and man for centuriesand you can even see the growth of foliage in large roofs to protect, isolate and stabilize these houses. Green roofs in Norway has become a long standing tradition and it is common to see that dot the landscape of the country – or in this case, essentially merging withthe landscape. During the Viking Age and Middle Most houses had roofs of grass, and in grassy rural areas were almost universal until …

Animal Homes With Green Roofs

This is a Animal Homes With Green Roofs. In presenting its range of dog houses and bird houses with green roofs. All dog houses are adapted to the size of the dog and the types of native plants available for the roof. The cedar wood used is FSC certified and treated with VOC-free paintand beeswax for waterproofing. The green roofs of each house consists of native plants that you (and your dog) lives. The benefits of pet green roofs are numerous,are of natural beauty and smell research, isolate, attract butterflies and repel fleas.You can even use the runoff that naturally …

Self Sufficient Megacities

The world’s cities face many challenges. While it is expected that nearly 60 percent of the world population will be urban in the next two decades, the lack of harmony between space costs, social and environmental impacts of a city and its population is growing at an astonishing rate. The problems are most acute in the rapidly growing cities in developing countries. By …

Building Construction to Reduce Greenhouse Emissions

If you are really concerned about the environment around you, then you should pay attention to the increasing amount of gas emissions during the construction of residential buildings. Through out the buildings, there are many gases that are produced in large quantities and are harmful for the environment. So, are you aware of this fact? If so, then you should do something. reduce …