Eco-friendly Fake Hills in Beihai, China: MAD Architects

Eco-friendly Fake Hills in Beihai, China: MAD Architects

By Vrushti Mawani - Apr 06, 2011

This Chinese firm, with its “MAD”-ly distinct sustainable building designs has managed to carve a niche for itself for sure. MAD Architects’ under-construction Fake Hills pro

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Noah’s Ark Re-jigged

Noah’s Ark Re-jigged

By Vrushti Mawani - Mar 14, 2011

This giant floating steel-and-glass-vertical-doughnut hotel, claiming to offer a self-sustained environment, its lower half immersed in water and its upper half afloat, is nothing

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Terreform and MIT collaborate to create the Fab Tree Hab

Terreform and MIT collaborate to create the Fab Tree Hab

By Vrushti Mawani - Mar 07, 2011

Ever fantasized about a treehouse hideout as a kid? Surely. Well, seems like this group of architects from Terreform and MIT believe that treehouses are not just for kids. Mitchell

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No Genetically Modified alfalfa please!

No Genetically Modified alfalfa please!

By Vrushti Mawani - Feb 20, 2011

The organic community worldwide must be rejoicing with organic food brand Nutiva® pledging $25,000 in support of the Center for Food Safety’s effort to halt Monsanto’s

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Homes in the U.K go the Zero Carbon Way

Homes in the U.K go the Zero Carbon Way

By Vrushti Mawani - Feb 17, 2011

While efforts are in full-swing to identify the most feasible way of addressing the housing shortage in the U.K, housing alternatives are being explored further in Britain….

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Housing Crisis? Prefabricated, Recycled Plastic could be the answer.

Housing Crisis? Prefabricated, Recycled Plastic could be the answer.

By Vrushti Mawani - Jan 27, 2011

To alleviate the 80,000 units per annum estimated housing shortage in the U.K, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has identified the return of prefab as the most s

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