Architecture

Can we create a green American dream home? Can we take those green building methods to a larger scale? Can we build a green office park? PF Members think so.

In today’s society, a new and innovative way to reduce the buildup of waste caused from construction is to use shipping containers within architecture. Rather than using new materials, virtually any structure, such as homes, dormitories, offices,... Read More
Deutsche Welle
Brazil is a solar energy pioneer in Latin America. The country's biggest photovoltaic facility is a unique one: it generates 600 MWh, but unlike other solar plants, it's located on top of the Estádio de Pituaçu, a football stadium in Salvador de... Read More
PlaNYC aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in New York City by 30 percent over a 25-year span.
See the pitch that helped Carbon Lighthouse win one of 15 Echoing Green Fellowships. Carbon Lighthouse was the only environmental firm chosen from a pool of 2,854 applications.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Crowdfunding is a hot trend right now - Mosaic is applying it solar and clean energy infrastructure projects.
Cities use parks to provide better air quality and life quality to make sustainable communities.
At the University of Mississippi, solar panels are generating energy on the roof of the Center for Manufacturing Excellence.
Deutsche Welle
Old tires, glass bottles and plastics might be considered useless in some parts of the world, but in others, they're valuable building materials. An NGO in Guatemala inspires volunteers to build sustainable, green homes, and even pay for them! The... Read More
Deutsche Welle
Floating Into the Future You know houseboats, you know cars that are build to swim or tanks. But can you image to live on water in a real house? That is reality for example in Nigeria, where the people of Makoko build their houses on stilts above... Read More
TradeSystemGuru.com
Challenges we face in the 21st century: - According to Professor Albert Barlett of the University of Colorado, "Modern agriculture is the use of land to convert petroleum into food." - Around the globe, the amount of arable farm land has been... Read More

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