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Glowing Highways: Driving Through Fairytales

A Netherlands highway has glow-in-the-dark roads!The Netherlands have recently replaced their ‘standard street-lighting’ with light-absorbing glow-in-the-dark road markings. This pilot project (proposed by Studio Roosegaarde back in 2012) has now been installed following a lengthy, drawn-out approval process cialis v…

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Tulip-shaped Ethiopian Energy Plant

The government of Ethiopia will soon be using the AORA Solar-hybrid system called ‘TULIP’. This concentrated solar tower (elevated towards the sky) looks like a gorgeous energy-generating tulip. This ingenious modular system uses less water than other available systems. Its…

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SWEDEN ENERGY LANDMARK

Juvelen is the most sustainable office building in the Nordic region. It is the brain-child of Skanska and Utopia Arkitekter. General view of the building from the south. Juvelen is going to be the most sustainable office building in the…

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Paris Pollution

  Paris, France! In a fight against pollution, the mayor wants to ban ‘diesel-cars’ from the city by 2020 and have pedestrian-only neighbourhoods for city centres. This ‘anti-pollution’ plan will be aired at the next city-council meeting. In 2001, 40%…

Vertical Water + Greenery by AmphibianArc

The ‘Hanhaidongfeng town center’ by AmphibianArc in Northwest Zhengzhou is an innovative interpretation of a shopping mall. With 350,000 sq.M of commercial space, this building covers nine levels of retail and family entertainment, has an elevated fountain plaza, an indoor…

Smog Rules in the US

President Barack Obama unveiled his far-reaching plan to cut smog in the US. The Environmental Protection Agency will be given authority to limit carbon pollution, enforce higher fuel-economy and cut sulphur from petrol. Local press is anticipating ‘lively debate’ between…

Copenhagen Smart-Bike Pioneers

  Copenhagen has further raised the bar of ‘bikeshare’ systems by developing a high-tech bikeshare, known as Bycyklen. The Bycyklen system of smart and innovative bikes is sildenafil-20mgtablet – cialis canadian pharmacy – cialis 20mg tablets uk – figral sildenafil…

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GREEN FLOAT

Green Float is a sustainable city concept designed to be powered by renewable energy. A team of scientists, engineers and financiers in Japan (Shimuzu Corporation/Super collaborative Graduate School/Nomura Securities) are trying to build these 1km tall tower and vertical farms,…