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Obscura Digital Techno Chic Office Is A Repurposed Building Of the 19040s

The Obscura Digital Techno Chic Office will remind you that old houses or building don’t need to be wrecked just to have a new, modern and classy building. By just having resourceful, creative minds and a heart with care for the environment, one can have a modern building.

Obscura Digital Techno Chic Office
Obscura Digital Techno Chic Office
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Terra Louis Vuitton Headquarters In Paris Is An Eco-friendly Structure

Enjoy nature and its beauty when you are at the Terra Louis Vuitton Headquarters in Paris. The building is divided in different zones and there are garden and event space that people will surely love.

Terra Louis Vuitton Headquarters in Paris
Terra Louis Vuitton Headquarters in Paris
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La Mola Hotel And Conference Center Is A Building Close To Nature

One way of getting close to nature is living near the mountain, in the woods and that is what you can achieve if you stay at La Mola Hotel and Conference Center. This refreshing and modernly designed hotel is situated on a hill in Spain between a golf and forest neighbors.

La Mola Hotel and Conference Center
La Mola Hotel and Conference Center
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Have An Awesome Replay Of Your Discarded Items With The REPLAY Table Lamp

Scavenging building materials from a local construction site trash dumpster is where the project REPLAY table lamp began. Replay is an eco-friendly table lamp designed by Victor Vetterlin, where he reconfigured those building materials he collected from scavenging and create a wonderful product from it.

Replay Table Lamp
Replay Table Lamp
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Jeremiah: An Evangelical Church Turned Elegant Homes

As far as I know, historical structures are strongly built, thus will not wear out easily. The Jeremiah Evangelical Church is a structure in the 60s that was repurposed and used as elegant homes. The six story building has saved the environment with it being repurposed instead of being wrecked and have its debris added to the mountains of landfills we have. With some parts being remodeled and some reused, residents of this repurposed building will surely feel the feeling of being of help to the environment while enjoying the benefits of living in a comfortable and elegantly designed residential space.

Repurposed Jeremiah Church

Repurposed Jeremiah Church

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Recyclable Basketball Stadium: Eco-friendly Stadium For 2012 Olympics In London

Mostly of the eco-friendly architecture I have heard are made of recycled materials or have featured different eco-friendly features like solar power, wind mills, and the like. The Recyclable Basketball Stadium is very new to me. I have never heard of a recyclable building ever since, until the birth of the Recyclable Basketball Stadium in London, which just recently had its groundbreaking. Constructed and designed for 2012 Olympic Games, the Basketball Stadium is designed to be deconstructed or recycled, which is obvious a reason enough to call it green architecture. In addition, the building is made of 1,000 tons of recyclable steel.

Recyclable Basketball Stadium in London

Recyclable Basketball Stadium in London

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Abandoned Skyscraper To Shanty Town

Recycling building is not a common thing since architects that care for the environment are now growing in number. Many are now aware that they can help save the environment in recycling or repurposing old buildings just like the abandoned skyscraper in Venezuela that turns unto a world’s tallest shanty town. Hailed as the Tower of David, the 45-story abandoned tower is now called home by the roughly 2500 people Caracas, Venezuela. Looking at the photos, the building does not look so good to the eyes of the tourists, but the recycling is better that wrecking it and have its debris added to our landfills.

Tower of David

Tower of David

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St. Hubert Residence: A Proof Of Green Architecture

Building stylish and elegant homes yet has low impact to the environment is now becoming easy with the growing number of people like designers, manufacturers, consumers, architects, and more who are now into green architecture. The St. Hubert Residence has the look that will definitely catch every ones’ attention but has the least carbon emission that one can expect. The house designed by Naturehumaine has abundant natural light and ample space for the occupants to free move. The use of natural light source allow the occupants to save some amount of money for it surely will minimize their use of electricity for lighting purposes.

St. Hubert

St. Hubert

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Net Lima: The Philippines’ First Green Building Project

Green architecture is now everywhere, which is a mere indication that saving the environment is getting the attention of the world. In the Philippines, one of the countries in South East Asia, Chad Oppenheim is selected to design the country’s first green building. Built under the country’s own green building rating system called BERDE or the Building for Ecologically Responsive Design Excellence, the Net Lima is just one of the three towers that are under construction at the Net Metropolis. The building features a façade that serves as sunshade and glass curtain that minimizes solar heat gain. On the other hand, the façade also gives the building occupants to optimize natural light, thus minimizing the use of electricity during daytime.

Net Limit

Net Limit

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Eco-office Buildings: For You To Energy And The Earth

Energy saving building structures are getting popular these days. It brings various benefits to its users or occupants as well as the environment, and of course, if you are recycling or repurposing an old structure, you also have given a new life to an old or abandoned structure. The Energy Portable Buildings by Elliott is designed with understanding on the current global implications in mind. The Eco-office buildings are just a few of the portable buildings that Elliott is constructing. Each of the building has different eco-friendly features and this include the fully insulated floor, ceiling, and walls. In addition, each of the eco-office building has double glazed windows, thus there will be no way for the heating or cooling system to escape. Other than the mentioned features, the eco-buildings also have T5 lighting with PIR sensors, heating with PIR and timers, and an energy performance rating of B. With these structures, business entities will get to able to save energy while help saving the environment as well.

Eco-office

Eco-office

Source: Elliott


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