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Solar powered air conditioning is finally here, and it's totally boring

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 04, 2017 01:06 AM
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Instead of fancy new technology, it's all about combining improved efficiency with low cost solar [...]

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Why hydrogen powered cars really suck

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 04, 2017 01:06 AM
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They are not efficient, there is no infrastructure and they are shills for the fossil fuel [...]

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Stacked Townhomes - The Site Plan

by lavardera (noreply@blogger.com) from Modern House Plans by Gregory La Vardera Architect  (modern blog) — Jul 03, 2017 01:06 AM
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The Site Plan is the biggest problem with a typical rear garage stacked townhome. Last time we looked in some detail at the typical configuration of a Stacked Townhome with rear access garages. I promised that next we would look at the site planning [...]

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dancing with architecture: I.M. Pei in Boulder, Colorado

by bubba of the bubbles (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Jul 02, 2017 01:06 AM
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I was able to finally stop in at I.M. Pei's stunning Brutalism for the National Center for Atmospheric Research's Mesa Laboratory. Shoehorned into the foothills above Boulder, Colorado, it's a gorgeous setting for a gorgeous set of buildings.Pei designed [...]

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ETH robot builds curvy reinforced concrete wall

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 01, 2017 01:06 AM
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Is this the future of [...]

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Smokestack America is back!

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 01, 2017 01:06 AM
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President Trump will unleash America's "vast energy wealth," just [...]

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It's in the bag with the Loowatt alternative to the flush toilet

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 01, 2017 01:06 AM
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This system packs the poop in a biodegradable film, all part of a toilet as service [...]

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Stefano Boeri reveals Liuzhou Forest City

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 30, 2017 01:06 AM
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But don't miss the forest for the trees: there is some very interesting urban design happening [...]

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The slatest in tiny houses: a cabin in Wales by TRIAS

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 30, 2017 01:06 AM
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Australian architects master the local climate and [...]

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McMansion Hell update: Electronic Frontier Foundation to the rescue

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 30, 2017 01:06 AM
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The non-profit defender of civil liberties online responds to Zillow’s unfounded legal [...]

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