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Singapore SportsHub: World’s Largest Dome

Published on July 22nd, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

Said to be the largest dome in the world, the Singapore SportsHub, designed by DP Architects, is an extravagant structure to behold. This news feed has been provided by Arch Daily. In the coming months, we ... Read More

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The Dark Side of Solar Energy: Solar Weaponry

Published on July 21st, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

John Perlin’s book, “Let It Shine: The 6000-Year Story of Solar Energy,” tells of a scheming thirteenth century priest/scientist who tries to convince the Pope to start a solar weapons’ race by showing him a treatise ... Read More


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BioSkin Facade Wins Tall Building Innovation Award

Published on July 21st, 2014 | by Dawn Killough


BioSkin facade, a system of water-filled ceramic pipes that cools the exterior surface of buildings and their surrounding micro-climates, has won the 2014 Tall Building Innovation Award from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). ... Read More


Texas AgriLife Research and Texas AgriLife Extension Service are collaborating with building owners in Houston to find ways to build and maintain green roofs for energy savings. (Texas AgriLife Research photo by Kathleen Phillips)

R.K. Pachauri: India Urgently Needs “Green Buildings”

Published on July 21st, 2014 | by Nicholas Brown

R.K.Pachauri, an internationally acclaimed environmentalist who chaired the IPCC, said that India urgently needs more green buildings, an especially radical departure from conventional building design. He said: “There has to be radical departure in the construction ... Read More

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