I wish more people understood what the word "sustainable" meant instead of thinking its just some word associated with being green. Air, Water, Waste, Food, Energy – Designers Imagining Self-Contained Living Systems
Gallery of Facts Emporia / Wingårdh Arkitektkontor - 16
This is near perfect--Earth Sheltered Homes and Berm Houses - a great cutaway view of how to set up a bermed home to allow light on each level, (front and back) as well as perfect indoor growing conditions for indoor gardens and green walls.
A high-rise ‘urban forest’ in Milan has been selected winner of the International Highrise Award 2014 as presented by the City of Frankfurt am Main with Deutsches Architekturmuseum and DekaBank. Bosco Verticale was designed by Boeri Studio
Villa Sera is a self-sustained structure that harnesses power from solar panels, collects rainwater and uses gray water for plants, creating a microcosm that not only reduces the carbon footprint but contributes to the ecological system.
The Adelaide Zoo Entrance Precinct. Australia’s first purpose-designed ‘green roof’ to support wildlife shelter and extensive ‘living walls’ of native plants, making it a significant horticultural park and research centre as well as a world class zoo.