Category ARCHITECTURE

This Frank Lloyd Wright house on a heart-shaped island could be yours – for a cool $15 million

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Do you dream of island living and Frank Lloyd Wright homes?

We’ve found the perfect property for you. Located on the 11-acre, heart-shaped Petra Island in New York’s Putnam County is a six bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom abode designed by the famous architect himself.

Chilton & Chadwick just listed the incredible property with a price tag of $14.92 million.

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Vance Tsing Tao Pearl Hill visitor center blends into the landscape with a rolling green roof

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Prolific architecture firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson crafted the Vance Tsing Tao Pearl Hill Visitor Center in Qingdao, China with a gorgeous rolling green roof.

Located at the base of the Zhushan National Forest Park, the wooden building‘s undulating canopy mimics the mountain range in the backdrop.

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Where You Can Find the World’s Greenest Homes

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Where You Can Find the World’s Greenest Homes
By [http://EzineArticles.com/expert/Bill_Len/1906415]Bill Len

If you’re looking for a place in this world that has lush green grass, tall trees, and clean air; you might want to visit some of these natural green cities. These won’t be cities in the middle of nowhere. The places we’ll give to you are mostly popular or maybe a site to see. These are the world’s top five greenest cities.

Starting off with a place you might never heard before, Malmo, Sweden. This city uses green electricity, hydropower, which reduces carbon footprints. They’ve used this system for a decade; reducing the carbon dioxide by 5%. They recently raised that bar to 25% making it one of the cleanest air cities.

This next city has been reported to be one of the greenest citi...

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Water-purifying tower could heal landscapes scarred by acid mine drainage in South Africa

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Johannesburg, South Africa was built on mining. The gold mining industry began there in the late 1800s, and the city still feels the impact of acid mine drainage, which pollutes the local water supply and scars the environment. Architecture For a Change has a solution: a dam and water purification plant that could help heal the landscape – and in the future, it could even provide housing.

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Costa Rica eco-resort combines jungle yoga with sustainable design

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The NALU boutique hotel in Costa Rica is a sustainable jungle retreat for exercise and relaxation.

Merging green building strategies with local craftsmanship, architecture firm Studio Saxe designed a series of pavilions scattered amongst the trees that offer occupants plenty of privacy.
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