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Open Building Institute: Eco-Building Toolkit

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Abode's housing development in Great Kneighton, near Cambridge.

Greater Albuquerque Habitat for Humanity (GAHH) home-building is different than any other by leveraging community support, volunteers and donated materials ...

A Minneapolis development does sustainable living on a budget

Constructing Sustainable Houses Develops Collaborative Skills (Is School Enough? Series) - YouTube

Plans call for the Kuhlman Building, a 1940s nurses' dormitory in Denver, to be transformed into affordable workforce housing, with the remainder of the ...

The non-profit GmbH ExRotaprint disrupts the speculation-spiral of the real estate market and owns the buildings through a heritable building right. It is ...

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Type housing, “model 127” developed in collaboration with Weberbau building company. Home designed for a family with many children, fully equipped living ...

Some builders, such as Rob and Alithea Dawson, have thrown a little more money


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Type housing, “model 88” developed in collaboration with Weberbau building company. Compact model, most efficient plot usage despite its interior space ...

Learning from Local Building Cultures to Improve Housing Project Sustainability

Professional architects have also become interested in the idea of economical, ecological living. Renzo

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collaborate with industry partners who were instrumental in the design of the program; and • develop professional networks with top researchers, ...

Nightingale 1 by Breathe Architecture

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Type housing, “model 105” developed in collaboration with Weberbau building company. Suitable for small plots, twin houses or row house layout.

Video: Constructing Sustainable Houses Develops Collaborative Skills (Is School Enough? Series) (7:05)

A toolkit for building successful community college-employer relationships


A building site in Tongzhou District, Beijing.

We have been working with the Trust for the past 4 years to help them structure a brief and develop a sustainable masterplan in collaboration with Dan ...

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Community collaboration in action: The Children's First Centre in Inuvik is a state-of-the-art facility that was developed and built through partnership ...


IFF Access Housing

Life Insurance Corporation Housing, Ahmedabad, India, designed by Balkrishna Doshi

How access to skills, knowledge and infrastructure can be ensured, to manage the historic environment.

Alaa Yafawi

Sylvia Bongo Ondimba Foundation Headquarters in Libreville, Gabon. Image Courtesy of Adjaye Associates

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Zone of Proximal Development and Scaffolding in the Classroom - Video & Lesson Transcript | Study.com

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Tiny House - Collaborative Project Amongst Many Students - (Deeper Learning)

The Thusong Service Centre in Cape Town's Khayelitsha Township. Image © David Southwood

We have been working with the Trust for the past 4 years to help them structure a brief and develop a sustainable masterplan in collaboration with Dan ...

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Simon Dale built his own 'Hobbit House' for less

Dominic Stevens adopted the same spirit of openness when he built his own three-bedroom


The new 18,400 square-foot building will house the International Affairs Program and the Department of Anthropology and Sociology and will be a key locus of ...

Rob and Alithea designed the house themselves, drawing inspiration from magazines and DIY home exhibitions

Click here to read an article about this project in DJC Oregon on Environmental Collaboration in Construction.

... construction principles and calculations assume a fixed and standard way of designing. Using straps and tension belts is not in any calculation program!

Starter Home* in New Orleans by architect OJT, Office of Jonathan Tate

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The central and state governments sanctioned the project in 2016, and it will include all basic infrastructure and amenities including schools, a college, ...

Kent Wessinger

The Houseboat – an Experimental Architectural Design Project Developed by Solidspace


“An education that includes cross-cultural experiences for all 'Iolani students will build truly meaningful and ...

“PSD's process is very collaborative and thoughtful. With every move of the pen, I sensed that they were focused on how our vision would successfully ...

Beyond building sustainable houses, Habitat is also keeping items out of the landfill and repurposing building materials and home goods through our ReStore ...

Karl Higham

Building Sciences (BS) - Sustainable Building Systems

Our attached aquaponic greenhouse provides passive solar heating and year-round food production - Factor

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Dianna Snape The rooftop garden of The Commons by Breathe Architecture

... is possible to erect the building quickly and move in the same day. The modules are designed in such a way as to help you create your desired layout ...

The Gando School Extension in Gando, Burkina Faso. Image © Erik Jan Ouwerkerk

Housing affordability: A supply-side tool kit for cities | McKinsey & Company

Bamboo U: a Build & Design Course in collaboration with IBUKU - The Kul Kul Farm

The Harvard Club Residences, a collaboration with LDa Architecture & Interiors and Sea-Dar Construction, has recently been honored with a 2017 PRISM Award ...

Oliver Kaye

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8 - Sustainable Development Goals - key focus areas and alignment with 2050 'net positive' strategy (see more at page 30)

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Baker-Brown is a co-founder of the respected Lewes based BBM Sustainable Design studio, architect of the Wastehouse, (which highlights re-use and recycling ...

Aquaponic Greenhouse - built in 2015 (click for more info)

Two is better than one! DGLA is happy to report that two of our collaborations with LDa Architecture & Interiors are featured in the 2017 Boston Design ...


Energy poverty in Hungary

It emphasizes ecological resiliency, economic efficiency, and social justice through effective communication, collaboration, and innovation.

Modular House Workshop, 2014 (click for more info)

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An urban growth proposal developed for Lagos as part of MoMA's "Uneven Growth" exhibition

Given the thumbs up by city leaders in Portland, proposed tiny house villages called Micro Communities, with the help of building company TechDwell, ...

New prefab home can be yours for under $100K This new accessory dwelling unit from LivingHomes can act as a spare room in the backyard—or stand on its own ...

Find more information at the Village Collaborative.

The Commons by Breathe Architecture