Bass Residence: Located directly adjacent to Biscayne Bay and immediately south of downtown Miami, the Bass Residence underscores the firm’s continued exploration with the concept of a floating rectilinear frame. Photo credit: Claudio Manzoni Photography via v2com

[STRANG] on The Art of Architecture

The Miami-based practice reveals its commitment to the enduring legacy of modernism in a retrospective exhibition. [STRANG], a multidisciplinary design firm with offices in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Sarasota, Florida, will showcase its architectural body of work in [STRANG]: The Art of Architecture, on view at the Center for Architecture Sarasota from December 19, 2019 through January 23, 2020. Reflecting the…

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Turó de la Peira’s Sports Center and layout of the interior urban block

Barcelona, Spain Anna Noguera, Javier Fernandez Urban regeneration with a green infrastructure In 2014 the Barcelona City Council held an architectural competition for the landscape planning of an interior urban block and a sports facility consisting of an indoor heated swimming pool and a sports court. The winning proposal was valued for its landscape integration of…

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Beau Lake introduces the Tahoe ’14 and Lugano ’14 Electric Runabouts

Toronto, Canada Beau Lake introduces their Electric ’14 Tahoe combining the beauty and mystique of classic wooden boat aesthetics for today’s eco-conscious audience. It also introduces the Lugano ’14 in a color palette reminiscent of classic cars and inspired by the styling of the vintage lake runabout, designed for silent responsive navigation and carefree mechanics and maintenance as per information…

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India Striving to Combine Sustainability & Economic Development: Economic Survey 2019-20

Global Agenda of Delivering Sustainable Development Only Possible if all Nations Act Upon their Fair Share of Responsibilities India Among Few Countries Globally to See Considerable Increase in Forest and Tree Cover To 24.56 % of Geographical Area Burning of Agricultural Residues Still a Major Concern Despite Reduction in Recorded Burning Events. Emphasizing the idea…

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January 2020: Monthly Electric Vehicle News Roundup

1. The First Electric Car Of Mazda Mazda is a well known Japanese Company that is usually known for the manufacturing of Electric vehicles. Recently, the company made an Electric Car whose function is similar to a gas car. The company launched its first Electric car; MX-30 but due to the small battery range, the…

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January 2020: Monthly Environmental News Roundup

1. MICROSOFT PREPARES GOAL FOR SAFE ENVIRONMENT BY 2030 Since Microsoft founded in 1975, the carbon released to the environment would negative by 2030. The company plans to reduce and remove its carbon emission very soon. According to Brad Smith, the president of Microsoft, said that the whole world would need to reach zero carbon…

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Lemay Net Positive: Award-winning sustainability approach challenges status quo

Toronto, Canada Lemay Scaling up living environments’ sustainable and human wellness potential Toronto, Canada Lemay, one of Canada’s leading architecture, planning and design firms, has laid out a rigorous Net Positive framework to maximize the firm’s considerable influence on the key determining factor in human health: the built environment. Addressing the urgency of climate change, Lemay’s Net Positive…

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Indian Railways commissions first Waste to Energy Plant in Bhubaneswar

The capacity of this Waste to Energy Plant is 500 Kg of waste per day All types of waste including plastic and e-waste can be converted to Light Diesel Oil which is used to light furnaces. Indian Railways has commissioned country’s first governmental Waste to Energy Plant, having capacity of 500 Kg waste per day,…