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UK Real Estate News - Jul 21 2015 11:24:44
The shortlist for the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Sterling Prize for the UK's best new building was announced Thursday, and six intriguing properties have made ...
MIPIM World - Jul 14 2015 10:28:01
Due to an unusually windy day, wind farms in Denmark managed to produce 140 per cent of the country's electricity needs.
MIPIM World - Jul 08 2015 14:30:01

The conceptual residence, is a chameleonic living space encased within the earth atop the high cliffs above the Aegean Sea.

MIPIM World - Jul 02 2015 08:18:01
The office will be approximately 2 000 square feet in size and will be printed layer-by-layer using a 20-foot tall 3D printer
MIPIM World - Jun 30 2015 10:42:02
For all the modern tools and heavy machinery found on construction sites these days, one aspect has remained a decidedly manual labor: bricklaying. Just
MIPIM World - Jun 29 2015 11:41:38
Batteries are quickly becoming a key part of the push to make renewable energy a bigger part of the U.S. power grid in a warming world, experts said.
MIPIM World - Jun 17 2015 12:53:01
The Lake Turkana Wind Power Project will span 40,000 acres and raise Kenya’s energy capacity by 20 percent.
MIPIM World - Jun 16 2015 10:18:01
An office building in West Chelsea, 12 two-family townhouses in Long Island City and a proposed 66-story skyscraper at the location of the Clock Tower Building in Court Square. These projects and more after the jump
MIPIM World - Jun 15 2015 09:25:01

The United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative estimates the construction trades contribute as much as 30% of all global greenhouse gas emissions and consume up to 40% of all energy used worldwide. Today, climate change is having a powerful effect on how buildings are designed and constructed.

MIPIM World - Jun 12 2015 14:33:01
This nifty "bio-concrete" might help buildings stand a little longer.
Source : grist.org
MIPIM World - Jun 10 2015 10:31:01
The following soon-to-be lodges—from a waterfront resort meant to emulate the shape of microscopic sea creatures, to a flashy new "coconut" ripening in Dubai—defy design conventions to the extreme, boldly showcasing whimsical, outré shells unlike any other.
Source : forbes.com
MIPIM World - Jun 09 2015 10:29:01
In Monterrey, Mexico, Zaha Hadid architects have come up with a unique community-orientated design. The original architectural brief was to build 12 residential towers, however, the architects proposed a low-rise, high density building of 981 apartments
MIPIM World - Jul 24 2015 13:14:01
The two-storey villa was built from components printed in a factory in Xian, China, then lifted into place with a crane. The construction took just 3 hours. The house is said to last 150 years.
MIPIM World - Jul 22 2015 09:19:01
How to design a denser city without sacrificing sunlight.
Retail Property Development - Jul 15 2015 15:46:45

Superior retailers operate within extremely tight budgets. Any deviation from the budget results in a hit on the bottom line profit. However, tightening up on critical line items leads to a profitable and sustainable retail chain.

MIPIM World - Jul 13 2015 12:28:08

Abu Dhabi’s economy stands on two pillars, first the oil industry and second construction. Now as we talk about the construction industry, this region was once labeled as the world’s biggest per capita contributors to CO emissions, however; with more emphasis given to green building design and energy efficiency, the scenario is changing.

MIPIM World - Jul 06 2015 11:07:47
Wind energy is bringing more power online in Africa
Source : qz.com
MIPIM World - Jul 01 2015 10:29:01
Rooftop solar power is taking off in Australia, undermining the prospects for the sale of a long-term lease on part of the electricity grid in New South Wales state.
Source : wsj.com
MIPIM World - Jun 29 2015 17:46:01

Karim Rashid turned to his Facebook fans as a community-regulated lifeline to the neighborhood's preservation-centric community

Source : psfk.com
MIPIM World - Jun 25 2015 10:42:41
These new renderings show what New York's skyline will look like in 2018, when many of the city's new tall skyscrapers will be complete.
Source : dezeen.com
MIPIM World - Jun 17 2015 09:53:01
BC Prestige is an urban transformation and mix-used scheme designed by 4M Architecture and rrgA for Signature Holding, and is planned for construction in Arbil, Northern Iraq. The scheme offers 2,500 luxury residences together with commercial, social and
MIPIM World - Jun 15 2015 17:50:01
Michael Green Architecture has proposed a design for the world’s tallest wood building
MIPIM World - Jun 12 2015 18:33:01
KiteGen may be able to harness energy from high-altitude winds by using giant kites.
MIPIM World - Jun 11 2015 10:53:01
Can the field’s top minds change the way we think about a doomed housing project in Naples or the most abhorred skyscraper in Paris? Allow them to try.
Source : nytimes.com
Retail Property Development - Jun 09 2015 12:14:54

IKEA has announced it will spend €600 million over the next five years on wind power and solar power — €500 million for wind and €100 million for solar. Another €400 million will be spent on projects focused on reducing the impact of climate change.

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