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Posted by on Dec 16, 2016 in Copenhagen, Denmark, Environment Posts, Fresh Trends, Landscape architecture Posts

What Makes Copenhagen the No.1 Bike-Friendly City?

What Makes Copenhagen the No.1 Bike-Friendly City?

Article by Ophelia Yuting Ji – We dive in and explore the attributes that make Copenhagen in Denmark the number one bike-friendly city. Many cities claim that they are bicycle-friendly, but often times what they actually mean is they have more bicycle lanes than the average. However, a bicycle-friendly city is not merely about that. It requires high-quality bicycle lanes and facilities, convenient renting locations and services, and high safety...

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Posted by on Dec 13, 2016 in Environment Posts, Fresh Trends, Green Roof, Landscape architecture Posts, ZinCo

7 of The Best Books for Understanding Green Roofs

7 of The Best Books for Understanding Green Roofs

Article by Moreira Filho – We take a look at 10 of the best books for understanding green roofs, one of the hottest topics in the world of landscape architecture.  Designing a Green Roof System may be a big challenge for many professionals. For some it can work like a difficult level montage in their minds. For these reasons, landscape architects, researchers and writers have developed and written about methods...

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Posted by on Nov 20, 2016 in Environment Posts

10 Things that Need to be Considered in Ecological Planning & Design

10 Things that Need to be Considered in Ecological Planning & Design

Article by Paul McAtomney – We take a moment to consider 10 things that need to be considered in ecological planning and design. The forces of current global conditions hovering over the human race today—population densification and growth, unbridled urbanization, changing climatic conditions, food production, and biodiversity loss to name but a few, alter ecosystems and cause environmental damage from the local to the global. To address these conditions,...

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Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Environment Posts, Fresh Trends

10 of the Best Ecological Designs in the World

10 of the Best Ecological Designs in the World

Article by Kamil Rawski – We take a moment to explore 10 of the best ecological designs in the world and look at how they merged with their environment.  It is hard to choose only 10 designs from among hundreds, even if we are just considering the most ecological ones. First, we have to think about what it means to be ecological. I have tried to choose projects that...

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Posted by on Nov 11, 2016 in Environment Posts, Fresh Trends

Green Solutions May End Up Saving You Money

Green Solutions May End Up Saving You Money

We take a look at green solutions that may indeed end up saving you money, so you can spend it on what really matters. Green Solutions Solar Revolution Solar panels are more affordable than they’ve ever been. The key is utilizing them to their fullest ability. A single solar panel doesn’t give a lot of energy. But if it’s hooked into a source of energy storage, suddenly it becomes...

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Posted by on Oct 7, 2016 in Environment Posts

5 Ways to Turn Your Lawn into an Eco-Friendly Landscape

5 Ways to Turn Your Lawn into an Eco-Friendly Landscape

We review 5 ways you can get that lawn of yours and turn it into an eco-friendly landscape that is sure to inspire others to do the same.  A green yard gives more than just a green look. It adds health and sustainability to your landscape in an environment-friendly way. Green landscaping also referred as eco-landscaping, is a way to create, design and maintain your landscape to save money,...

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