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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.
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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.
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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 - Jun 03 2015 10:38:01
Images detailing the design behind Uber’s giant new corporate headquarters have emerged, showing what the new, two-building corporate campus should look..
MIPIM World - May 28 2015 09:00:01
The biggest hotel in the world is being built in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, offering 10,000 rooms, helicopter pads and convenience for the Masjid al-Haram
MIPIM World - May 26 2015 12:15:17

Green rooftops are officially en vogue with the French parliament expected to pass a law in the coming months requiring some new buildings in commercial zones to become more sustainable.

MIPIM World - May 21 2015 12:37:01
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UK Real Estate News - May 20 2015 12:30:52
A revamped shoe polish factory, a school and an Art Deco office block were among the big winners at the RIBA London Building of the Year Award Monday night.
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 17:46:01

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

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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.
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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.
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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.

MIPIM World - Jun 08 2015 11:23:47

China will soon finish construction on what will be the world’s tallest and longest glass pedestrian bridge, floating 300 meters above a canyon in the Zhangjiajie National Park.

Retail Expansion in China - Jun 02 2015 17:37:48

Vincent Callebaut Architectures have received honorary mention for their “Wooden Orchids” proposal in the International Union of Architects’ (UIA) Mount Lu Estate of World Architecture Competition.

MIPIM World - May 27 2015 17:32:43
The Ecocapsule is designed to offer the "convenience of household facilities in off-grid conditions," according to the company.
MIPIM World - May 22 2015 09:00:02
A new study shows that a quick look at a green roof perks you right up.
MIPIM World - May 21 2015 09:23:01
STGM stuck to their eco-principles and used their creative skills and knowledge to implement strategies necessary to reach LEED-NC Platinum level. Along with sustainability, the comfort and well-being of employees was also of utmost importance. The new
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