#architecture News

Do Asian consumers care how clean energy is - as long as its cheap?
Will people in price-sensitive Asia only buy clean energy if it's cheap? Eco-Business spoke to clean energy entrepreneurs about why consumer behaviour is lagging behind investment trends in Asia, and what can be done to persuade more people to switch to clean electricity.
Build up Nepal
The annual Ashden Awards highlight the world's next climate champions. One of them is Build up Nepal, a social enterprise that empowers female rural entrepreneurs to create jobs and rebuild Nepal's post-disaster infrastructure.
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The draft bill is a step in the right direction, but falls short on screening the export of fossil fuel technologies.
Superfarm 1
Instead of salad vegetables, French designer Nicolas Abdelkader’s Superfarm would produce a wide range of food such as honey, fish, insects and algae. The structure will be sited on water so as not to compete for land in cities.
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#architecture Opinion

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There are several environmental silver linings due to the global pandemic, with green lessons that we can learn from this alternate reality. What is the future of design for the communities we live, work and play in?
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Covid-19 is forcing cities around the world to face the reality that they're ill-prepared for emergencies. It’s time to reinvent the modern urban center with an eye toward fully equipped health systems and state-of-the-art digital infrastructure that incorporates unanticipated risks.
Rambam Health Care Campus
To manage the twin threats of the coronavirus pandemic and climate change, building resilience against both is imperative and urgent. We are going to have to multitask on this one, as delay will cost lives and livelihoods.
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By investing in the right infrastructure and services, cities can improve the lives of their citizens and build resilience against climate change.
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#architecture Videos

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Moving away from narratives that spell fear of climate-related catastrophes, "Tomorrow" tells stories of how ordinary people -- from Icelandic volcanoes to Indian slums -- employ innovative ways to fight the effects of climate change.
Edmonton Alberta Canada
Urban rewilding is about conservation, but it’s also about reconnecting people with the natural world.
shenzen incineration
China's city of Shenzhen will play host to the world's largest waste-to-energy power plant by 2020, which will be capable of burning 5,000 tonnes of garbage daily. Here's how they're doing it.
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The newly opened Dr Chau Chak Wing Building at the University of Technology, Sydney boasts more than 25 sustainable design features and has been awarded a 5-Star Green Star rating by the Green Building Council of Australia.
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#architecture Podcasts

GSK green office
Sponsored [The EB Podcast] In the second episode of the series Tomorrow’s cities: Engineering the energy transition, we explore how to build zero carbon cities in fast-growing Southeast Asia.
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