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Tiny House in the Austrian Laps Waits for You

December 30, 2013 / No Comments

Do you love tiny homes? And do you just love them, but do not necessarily want to build one? Well, if you did not know, there are plenty of such homes you can rent in many parts of the world. And this one in Austria is a killer among the lot. The cabin is polyhedral in shape, with modernist designs. Situated ...

Kagithane Gardens is all About Green-Roofed Offices

May 9, 2013 / No Comments

Head for the northern part of Istanbul, and that’s where the Kagithane Gardens stand supreme. Described as a future hub of offices and retail business in Kagithane, the M shaped building rises from courtyards and gardens. Moreover, each and every office is provided a narrow floor plate to have an outside view and that assures plenty of natural light to ...

Facebook Campus Expansion Banks on Green Plan

August 27, 2012 / No Comments

Facebook is adopting eco-friendly measures in the expansion of its new Menlo Park campus. The extension is designed by Prizker-Prize winning architect Frank Gehry, who is famous for his shiny, titanium-clad icons of blobitecture.  The planned design will include a massive park-like, tree-and-grass-lined green roof featuring park benches and a walking trail. Facebook has also moved a proposal to the authorities ...

Asia’s Tallest Building to be Built in South Korea

October 21, 2009 / No Comments

When completed in 2014, the Lotte Super Tower 123 will be the tallest building in Asia, and the second tallest in the world. A project of the Lotte Group, the tower will hold the company's headquarters, and will be built by Lotte Construction, a subsidiary of the Lotte Group.

New York Times Goes Green With its Lighting Needs

November 21, 2008 / No Comments

The fabulous New York Times building continues to be known for its brilliant green features and great energy saving campaign. Once an energy-guzzling media fort, the building has now turned into a green hub from where we not only get news, views and reviews, but also reduction in carbon emissions and power consumption. The Times Company has installed Lutron's Quantum management ...