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  •   By William Hirsch Green building is the catch phrase for the creation of houses that are energy-efficient and environmentally responsible in their design and construction. I’m old enough to remember the first Earth Day in 1970 when we called green building and sustainable design “ecology.” […]

    The straight goods on green building and energy-efficient home design

      By William Hirsch Green building is the catch phrase for the creation of houses that are energy-efficient and environmentally responsible in their design and construction. I’m old enough to remember the first Earth Day in 1970 when we called green building and sustainable design “ecology.” […]

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  • How architecture and engineering promote sustainable lifestyles in urban centres Developers build for the future. But only recently has sustainability become a major factor for the industry. Over the last decade, developers experienced a dramatic shift from regarding green features as optional features to following […]

    The role of new development in the future of green cities

    How architecture and engineering promote sustainable lifestyles in urban centres Developers build for the future. But only recently has sustainability become a major factor for the industry. Over the last decade, developers experienced a dramatic shift from regarding green features as optional features to following […]

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  • The Bjarke Ingels Group’s King Street West design melds suburban sensibilities with cityscape It’s not exactly a walk on the wild side, but standout architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has definitely stepped outside the box with its much-heralded King Street West project. Breaking with […]

    A glimpse of Toronto’s future

    The Bjarke Ingels Group’s King Street West design melds suburban sensibilities with cityscape It’s not exactly a walk on the wild side, but standout architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has definitely stepped outside the box with its much-heralded King Street West project. Breaking with […]

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