Alcoa Launches Self-Cleaning Aluminum Panel for Commercial Buildings

Today, thanks to Reynobond with Eco Clean we can skip unneccessary work: this coil-coated architectural panel cleans itself and the air around it. If you can't believe your eyes, just check it out on May 12 at the AIA 2011 National Convention and Design Exposition in New Orleans.

Barcelona’s Prefab MZ House is Energy and Cost Efficient

The aim of Calderon-Folch-Sarsanedas (CFS) Arquitectes, who are based in Barcelona, is to make "conscious" architecture which bears in mind environmental and social responsibilities. It...

Israel’s First “Green Roofs” Ecology Research Center Founded at University of Haifa

The first ever Israeli research center for Green Roofs Ecology is about to start functioning at University of Haifa. Non-irrigated green roofs, improvements on...

Scientists Prove Net-Zero Homes Are Not Only a Futuristic Dream

If anybody tells you that having a net-zero energy home is impossible, do not trust them. They either live in denial or are simply...

Building Made of Bio-concrete Heals Its Own Cracks

Self-healing cement, made entirely of bacteria, is now out of the lab and in the walls of the first building that can repair cracks...

Eco-Friendly Tiny House Designed by Ambitious 12-Year-Old

For her school project, Sicily Kolbeck, a 12-year-old student at HoneyFern School in Marietta, Georgia built a small eco-friendly house based on the tiny...

Microalgae on Building Facade Produces Energy and Insulates From Noise

A new building facade technology  by the firm Strategic Science Consult (SSC), promises to  generate electricity and produce heat from algae. The green building is located in...

Cochin Airport, India – World’s First Fully Powered by Solar Panels

Cochin International Airport in Kerala, India, is the first ever airport to be completely powered by solar. There are many success stories when it comes...

Tiny Solar-Powered Modular Home Can Travel Anywhere

This home may be tiny, but it can go anywhere - it's basically a luxury tent. The POD-Idladla, as it is called, is entirely...

Spanish Housing Project Substantially Reduces Carbon Dioxide Emissions

A sustainable housing project developed by architects at ACTX in Salburúa, Spain, is a remarkable masterpiece of modern architecture. This eco-friendly project is said...