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IKEA flat pack solar panels for residential housing - designboom | architecture & design magazine l I sincerily hope these aren't DIY assembly. Ikea instructions are not exactly .....

Kengo Kuma has designed Block D of the Lotte Jeju Resort Art Villas, located in South Korea.

Kengo Kuma has designed Block D of the Lotte Jeju Resort Art Villas, located in South Korea.

Ecological-natural swimming pools, made without chemistry, only with plants and natural materials. The principle of a biological swimming pool lies in its system maintenance and filtration that occurs through vegetation.

Hut-to-Hut Concept Karnataka, India A project by: Rintala Eggertsson Architects Architecture

Hut-to-Hut Concept

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Original pinner: I love this idea, originally it was innovated because of the droughts in Africa. I learned of it when studying in my Global Sustainability class. Not only is it very efficient, 2 gardens like this can feed a family of 10 all year round & use as little as a gallon of water a day, it's an awesome concept hmmm....

Extensive Sedum Green Roof. An extensive green roof is a green roof that is less than 6″ thick. As opposed to an intensive green roof that is more than 6″ thick. Because of the thickness of the growing medium an extensive green roof can only support sedum and drought tolerant small plants. The reason for this is the limited root space and the small amount of water the soil can store. Here is a good image of an extensive green roof structure.

Endesa solar pavilion designed by the institute for advance architecture of catalonia (IAAC)