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The Passivhaus’s fabric-first approach to energy efficiency

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The building does the work, from super-high insulation to absolute air-tightness and harvesting the sun’s energy through windows . . . → Read More: The Passivhaus’s fabric-first approach to energy efficiency

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The floor has ears: the school carpet that generates energy and tracks pupils’ every move

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Pavegen carpet tiles produce power from your footsteps and can pin-point people’s movement throughout a building . . . → Read More: The floor has ears: the school carpet that generates energy and tracks pupils’ every move

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Ikea brings flatpack innovation to emergency refugee shelters

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Swedish furniture giant has teamed up with the UN Refugee Agency to develop a longer-lasting flatpack shelter . . . → Read More: Ikea brings flatpack innovation to emergency refugee shelters

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Sustainable urban design: lessons to be taken from slums

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We should not romanticise slums, but informal settlements can teach us a lot about society and the economy of resources . . . → Read More: Sustainable urban design: lessons to be taken from slums

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Are cardboard buildings the future?

Cheap, environmentally friendly and easy to manufacture, the temporary cathedral in Christchurch, New Zealand is being built out of it. So is flatpack housing the way forward? . . . → Read More: Are cardboard buildings the future?

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