Emirates Environmental Group Highlights the Benefits of a Circular Economy

Emirates Environmental Group Highlights the Benefits of a Circular Economy

The Emirates Environmental Group (EEG), a UAE-based professional working group, with the mission of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the country, will hold a panel discussion on the topic of “Circular Economy: Bringing Waste Full Circle” on the 29th...
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Malaysia: Green buildings rank high in Sarawak’s transformation

Malaysia: Green buildings rank high in Sarawak’s transformation

Green buildings are high on the list of priorities in the green transformation of Sarawak. “Green buildings emphasises on the efficient use of resources and in turn provides a positive impact on human health, wellness and the environment throughout a...
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Rehda: Lack of incentives for green building projects

Rehda: Lack of incentives for green building projects

The Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association Malaysia (Rehda) highlighted that there is a lack of incentives to encourage developers to embark on green building development, in particular financial incentives, which do not mitigate the high upfron...
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Energy-efficient Guitar House embraces indoor-outdoor living in Calgary

Energy-efficient Guitar House embraces indoor-outdoor living in Calgary

Near downtown Calgary, the Guitar House is a compact modern home that celebrates music, family and the natural environment. Designed by local architecture practice Alloy Homes, the family residence emphasizes indoor-outdoor living with a natural materials pale...
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Zero Emissions Building Exchange opens in Vancouver

Zero Emissions Building Exchange opens in Vancouver

The recent official opening of the Zero Emissions Building Exchange (ZEBx) in Vancouver is a reminder, if one was needed, that the city is second to none among environmentally-friendly cities in Canada. The launch of ZEBx, which took place in...
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Heitman’s LA Office Tower Earns LEED Platinum

Heitman’s LA Office Tower Earns LEED Platinum

The 640,000-square-foot property—completed in 1971—lowered its electrical consumption by 21 percent since 1998. Additionally, sustainability features include a water reduction of 3.7 million gallons annually since 2010. Heitman’s 10100 Santa Monica offic...
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Mumbai: 53 Metro Stations To ‘Go Green’

Mumbai: 53 Metro Stations To ‘Go Green’

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is paying special attention to its Mumbai Metro project. So far, MMRDA has connected the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar corridor. And now 53 Metro stations in Metro 2A, Metro 2B and Metro 7 will be developed ...
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Stunning pleated facades define BIG Shenzhen towers

Stunning pleated facades define BIG Shenzhen towers

Though some firms would be content to design a typical rectangular tower and call it a day, that’s really not BIG’s style, and the firm once again offers a unique twist on skyscraper design with its Shenzhen Energy Mansion. The...
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Ryan team pushes envelope with net-zero concept

Ryan team pushes envelope with net-zero concept

A Ryan Cos. US Inc. team has created a plan to turn a proposed 17-story office tower near U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis into a nearly net-zero energy building. The first renderings of the tower were released two years...
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