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Links 45 Ecological Architecture
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Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility ADPR Views: 9918
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ADPSR is an architectural organization dedicated to ecological and sustainable practices for the built environment.

Architectural green solar network - German Views: 9922
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Gestiegene Energiepreise und ein gewachsenes Umweltbewusstsein in der Bevölkerung haben in Deutschland den Druck auf die Baubranche erhöht klimagerecht und ökologisch zu bauen. Nicht erst mit der Einführung des Energiepasses oder der Energieeinsparverordnung wird energieeffizientes Bauen unter Nutzung der Solarenergie, als einstmaliges Nischenprodukt, von einer breiten Planer- und Bauherrenschicht nachgefragt.

Arup Views: 9928
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Arup is a global firm of designers, engineers, planners and business consultants providing a diverse range of professional services to clients around the world. Our innovative and fully-integrated approach brings our full complement of skills and knowledge to bear on any given design problem. We exert a significant influence on the built environment and are the creative force behind many of the world’s most innovative and sustainable designs.

Atlas on architecture of the future Views: 9914
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The architecture of the 21st century is currently in a situation of radical change. Technical possibilities are changing our everyday way of life, our habits and the coherence in our lives in a previously unknown manner. The traditionalised spatial orders and communities have all been placed in doubt. Instead of material worlds of experience we see new immaterial structures in the world wide web.

Beddington Zero Energy Development (Greenline) Views: 9915
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GreenLine is an open forum run by the GreenTeam at Ziger/Snead LLP Architects. Our mission is to collect and share news and information on building technology, strategies, and products both within our office and with consultants, clients and future building occupants. We believe that education is fundamental to good design work, and so we have designed this blog as a resource to learn, explore and share topics such as high performance building, sustainable design, innovative products, health and productivity in buildings, and design aesthetics.

BEDP Environment Design Guide Views: 9921
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Australia. The BEDP Environment Design Guide contains a vast body of work with papers on key themes and topics relating to built and natural environment sustainability. Susbscribers include architects, engineers, planners, landscape architects, quantity surveyors, developers, academics, students, libraries and government and non-goverment environment/built environment agencies.

Building Biology and Ecology : BBE Views: 9945
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The New Zealand Building Biology & Ecology Institute (BBE) provides information on how buildings affect the health of people and the environment, and ways of building healthier and more sustainable homes . It promotes the Principles of Ecological Building & Designwith publications, workshops and courses, seminars and research.

Building Environmental Science and Technology - BEST Views: 9925
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Tons of good technical information. See publications listing links where you can access a few publications on-line.

BuildingGreen Views: 10121
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We are an independent publishing company committed to bringing our members accurate, unbiased, and timely green design information. BuildingGreen brings the best research, thinking, and writing to you through many publications, including Environmental Building News, the GreenSpec directory of green products, and the BuildingGreen Suite of online tools.

Cal-Earth Views: 9912
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Cal-Earth (The California Institute of Earth Art and Architecture) is at the cutting edge of Earth Art and Ceramic Architecture technologies today. Founded and directed by the internationally renowned architect and author Nader Khalili in 1986, it's scope spans technical innovations published by NASA for lunar base construction, to design and development of housing for the world's homeless for the United Nations.

Center for Neighborhood Technology Views: 9914
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The web site features programs and projects that promote community development, smart growth, transit-oriented development, and sustainable development.

Centre for Sustainable Design Views: 9916
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The Centre for Sustainable Design facilitates discussion and research on eco-design and broader sustainability considerations in product and service development. This is achieved through training, workshops, conferences, research, consultancy, publications, and the Internet. The Centre also acts as an information clearing house and a focus for innovative thinking on sustainable products and services. The Centre is an internationally recognised centre of excellence.

City Farmer Views: 9906
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People often call our office looking for a community garden plot to rent. Others call wanting advice on how to set up such a garden in their neighbourhood and want the names of books to help them plan what they envision. No central government body administers community gardens in Greater Vancouver, a city of nearly two million. Each site has a unique history and is autonomous. A site with ten plots leased year by year might run with no charter, whereas another with 400 plots is structured formally as a non-profit society.

Cob Cottage Company Online Views: 9926
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Conducts hands-on research on natural building methods and materials. Through practical training in natural construction, they help empower ordinary people to take charge of providing their own housing at moderate cost. By mail and phone, and through publications and tours, they supply information, support and inspiration for people to make healthy choices about buildings. Committed to de-consumerizing, to reducing the flow of cash, resources and waste, and to helping others to do the same. They work with a wide range of natural materials but specialize in unbaked hand-formed sculptural earthen building--cob construction.

Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines Views: 9919
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Lists minimum recycled-content recommendations for construction products, landscaping products, and park and recreation products. Recovered Materials Advisory Notices (RMAN) provide purchasing guidance and recommend recovered and post-consumer material content levels for designated items.

Congress for the New Urbanism Views: 9914
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This collaboration of professionals who revitalize sprawling neighborhoods and urban centers. The site includes task force projects an additional links to related organizations.

Creative Tools and Media for Environment Designers Views: 9923
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Artifice, Inc. was founded in 1992 to develop and publish a new generation of creative 3D modeling software for the building design professions. Artifice continues that pioneering spirit today, developing and publishing new media and tools for environmental design, communication, and participation, from 3D home design to professional architecture.

Designing for Sustainability Views: 9954
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Even when purely decorative, design is often an atemt to solve some sort of problem, ie: ease of manufacturing, new materials usage etc. Knowing the global economy will change radically within the planning range of responsible business, due to the hazards the 'free' trade poses to environment, it might be productive to reconsider the societal role of art and design.

DreamGreenHomes.com Views: 9939
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Each design shown here has been chosen because it embodies some significant aspect of sustainable architecture. The designs offered for sale here use natural materials, passive or active solar concepts for heating and cooling, attached solar greenhouses, naturally cooled pantries, or other aspects that contribute to a greener lifestyle. All of the architects and designers represented here are committed to providing detailed house plans that will show everything necessary to successfully bring your dream into reality!

Earthship Biotecture Views: 9923
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Earthship Biotecture, based in Taos, NM, USA is a global company offering proven, totally sustainable designs, construction drawings & details, products, educational materials, lectures / presentations, consultation & guidance toward getting people in sustainable housing.

EcoDesign Foundation Views: 9926
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The EcoDesign Foundation has changed its name to Change Design and is now a project of the Society for Responsible Design. Until our new php based site is complete, the EcoDesign Foundation site containing the bulk of our resources will remain accessible here but will not be updated. We have recently established the Change Design Weblog to which our members post new content.

ECO-it Views: 9925
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Designers need a simple, easy to use and understandable screening tool to implement Design for Environment in their work. With ECO-it, you can analyze a product in a few minutes.

ECOTECTURE Views: 9939
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ECOTECTURE focuses on aspects of the ecological design field such as the re-design of cities for better ecological performance, sustainable agriculture, ecological housing, and alternative energy. Our focus will be on solutions that are already in place on a small scale, such as water recycling systems and intentional communities, and new developments in the field such as hydrogen-fuel cells, geographic information systems, and the internet. Whenever possible, we will give our reports a human face by interviewing a leading ecological designer. We will also sponsor a forum where our readers can share ideas, designs, and the results of their experiments.

EcoTopia Views: 9925
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A design strategy for the new millennium

Eden Project Views: 9921
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Eden is an educational charity. We built it because we’re inspired by the belief that we can work towards a better future. The money we raise goes towards our work on public and formal education, research, conservation and sustainable futures. We … explore ways of working with ‘the grain of nature’; bring together science, art, technology and commerce; get together with others worldwide to share ideas; share ideas with you

Efficient Windows Collaborative Views: 9928
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Assists with step-by-step process for selecting energy efficient windows by geographic regions of the U.S., based on three different climate zones. Links to energy -efficient window are also provided.

Energy & Environmental Building Association Views: 9922
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EEBA is a nonprofit organization that promotes energy-efficient and environmentally responsible buildings and communities. Provides information and training to a variety of audiences. List of publications is also provided.

Energy Efficient Mortgage-PATH Views: 9939
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Provides information on technological innovations in housing industry. Links to results, PATH chat, and technology inventory are also provided.

Environmental Design + Construction Views: 9950
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Magazine.

Environmental Design Library Views: 9916
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UC Berkeley Library

Etikstudio Views: 9916
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Etikstudio is a project incubator as much as a design studio which has focused since its creation on assisting smaller cities to transform and make way to a more future minded development path. Having participated in a series of international competitions such as the Self Sufficient Housing Contest of Barcelona 2005, the arRiyadh and Galapagos sustainable neighbourhood contests of 2006, the portfolio is now bringing the company to develop its own houses starting in 2008 and creating an alternative cultural space for debate and discovery in Paris where the ideas can be demonstrated and open the way to more sharing.

European Academy of the Urban Environment Views: 9943
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SURBAN, the database on sustainable urban development in Europe. List of all the cases.

Experimental House - NZ Views: 9924
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Sustainable Way of Living by Yoshimasa Sakurai.

Forest Products Laboratory Views: 9916
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The Forest Products Laboratory is the leading wood research institute for the development of environmentally friendly technologies, recycling, and forest management.

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Views: 9922
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The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation was established in 1940 as the repository of the life work of Frank Lloyd Wright. The Foundation maintains its international headquarters at Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is committed to advancing the ideas and principles of organic architecture, organic education, and conservation of the natural environment. The Foundation also seeks to preserve and enhance the lifetime contributions and ideas of Frank Lloyd Wright, and make available to the public opportunities to study and experience organic architecture.

Gaia Group Views: 9927
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The Gaia Group comprises three companies who share an approach to ecological design at all scales of the built environment from materials through systems, buildings and landscape to urban design and town and country planning. The group is affiliated to, and a founder member of, Gaia International.

Green Architecture Checklist: Residential Buildings Views: 9930
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By Colorado AIA Committee on the Environment

Green Design & Building Views: 9908
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The EcoIQ.com Green Design & Building website is for everyone interested in making smart choices about how we build our structures and infrastructure -- choices that are both economically and ecologically intelligent.

Green Design Initiative Views: 9933
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This initiative was created to promote environmentally conscious engineering, product and process design, manufacture, and architecture.

Green Seal Views: 9989
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This independent, nonprofit organization provides product rating and evaluation services and promotes environmentally responsible consumer products.

Green:Design, an Online Reference Tool Views: 9940
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Who says focusing on eco-friendly product design can’t make you some green? Not the minds behind Design:Green, who lead a series of workshops meant to dispel the notion that sustainable product development won’t help entrepreneurs grow their businesses. The organization offers seminars that provide designers with strategic, actionable solutions for eco-design, including life-cycle analysis tools, tips for reducing impact, a bibliography of green design, and other materials, sources, and inspiration for making it happen. And now the group has uploaded its “Eco Design Resource Guide” and several other handy tools to its Web site for you to peruse free of charge, so whether you’re a designer looking for tips or a consumer looking to make informed decisions, this site is a great spot for innovation, inspiration, and education.

Inhabitat.com Views: 9943
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Inhabitat.com is a weblog devoted to the future of design, tracking the innovations in technology, practices and materials that are pushing architecture and home design towards a smarter and more sustainable future.

International Ecological Engineering Society Views: 9951
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is "the design of the human society with its natural environment for the benefit of both" (Mitsch & Jorgensen, 1989). Ecological engineering integrates various existing environmental fields such as classical ecology, agro-ecology, and restoration ecology. The skills of these fields are used to design low-impact systems for waste treatment, food and energy production, habitat restoration and other benefits.

International Green Roof Association - IGRA Views: 9947
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The International Green Roof Association (IGRA) is a global network, for the promotion and dissemination of information on Green Roof topics and Green Roof technology. Due to the status as multi-national, non-profit organisation, IGRA offers the platform and infrastructure for independent "pro Green Roof" lobby work with political decision makers and investors. IGRA members are national Green Roof organisations, Green Roof research institutes and Green Roof companies. IGRA also welcomes persons and Green Roof experts, who support the ecological Green Roof idea, to join the Green Roof network.

Internet Consumer Recycling Guide Views: 9955
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This recycling guide provides a starting point for consumers in the USA and Canada searching the net for recycling information. The information is for regular folks with regular household quantities of materials to recycle. The goal is to help make recycling so easy and automatic that it blends into the flow of everyday life.

Izuna House Views: 9903
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This villa in the mountains has a solar heat collecting device on the roof to collect the heat of the sun and has a heating / cooling tube to also conserve energy consumption. In the summer, the heat form the roof is used to heat water and the cool air from inside the earth to cut the air-conditioning consumption

Llewelyn Davies Yeang Views: 9950
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Llewelyn Davies Yeang is dedicated to being the world's leading architects, planners and designers delivering innovative signature deep green buildings, and ecodesign strategies.

McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry Views: 9915
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McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry is a product and process design firm dedicated to transforming the design of products, processes, and services worldwide. The firm was founded in 1995 by William McDonough and Michael Braungart to promote and power "the Next Industrial Revolution" through intelligent design. We employ Cradle to Cradle Design using strategies we call "eco-effective" (rather than the widely promoted "eco-efficiency") to create products and systems that contribute to economic, social, and environmental prosperity. MBDC is based in Charlottesville, Virginia, and works with clients worldwide. Our staff includes specialists in numerous fields and a wealth of experience. MBDC has also collaborated on projects with Michael Braungart's firm EPEA in Hamburg, Germany, which has been developing key strategies for material intelligence for fifteen years.

Modern Earth Building Views: 9904
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Natural Resources Defense Council Views: 9939
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NRDC's office in Southern California is at the forefront of green building design in the United States. We chose a site in Santa Monica's pedestrian center to take advantage of existing services like transit and to avoid building on undeveloped land. Then we renovated the 1920s structure to conserve water and energy and showcase environmentally sound materials. And on the ground floor, we constructed an environmental learning center. The result: a building that's sustainable, economical, educational and pleasant to work in.

Netherlands Architecture Institute Views: 9902
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The Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAI) is more than a museum of architecture. It is a above all a cultural institute which is open to the public and which uses a variety of methods for communicating about the shaping of human space. The NAI moved into its current premises in 1993. The striking building is situated at the edge of the Museumpark in the center of Rotterdam and was designed by Jo Coenen. The NAI stores important architecture archives and collections, and makes them accessible to the public. The institute offers facilities for research and a platform for discussion. The NAI presents exhibitions, lectures, debates and issues publications which aim to inform, inspire, and stimulate both professionals and the general public.

Ocean Arks International Views: 9925
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Ocean Arks International, founded in 1981 by visionary Ecological Designer Dr. John Todd, is a global leader in the field of ecological water purification. In response to the alarming rate of natural resource exploitation and depletion, our mission is to disseminate the ideas and practices of ecological sustainability throughout the world.

OIKOS: Green Building Source Views: 9923
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Information on green building products and materials along with techniques for sustainable design and construction.

Resource for Urban Design Information Views: 9972
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An independent, unbiased service, the Resource for Urban Design Information (RUDI) is the largest web resource dedicated to urban design and placemaking

Royal Institute of British Architects Views: 9913
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Architecture Links is maintained by the RIBA British Architectural Library.

Sapling.info Views: 9940
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Sapling.info is the Architecture, Planning & Landscape Information Gateway - a global gateway for information and a forum for its exchange, centred around more than 1,100 reviewed links to architecture, planning and landscape-related websites

Sustainable Architecture Views: 9925
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An archive of information about sustainable architecture and urbanism.

Sustainable Architecture Directory Views: 9931
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Sustainable architecture includes innovative designs or a thousand year old designs that are being rediscovered and will be adapted to modern lifestyle and to your personal needs while respecting a more sustainable lifestyle. Well-thought energy efficient concepts are important as they can reduce the energy necessity of your home to zero, something that is much harder to achieve with retrofitting of an existing building.

Sustainable Building Industry Council Views: 9907
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SBIC works to advance the design, affordability, energy performance, and environmental soundness of residential, institutional, and commercial buildings

Sustainable Building Sourcebook Views: 9932
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Professional and general assistance lists are provided on Sustainable Building practices and products.

Sustainable Design Resource Guide Views: 9931
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One of the most difficult aspects of environmentally-responsible design is to find the most suitable materials and available products that help sustain the earth and human health. Until now, it has been difficult to find sources for suitable materials and products from local or regional sources. Through the leadership of two local organizations, a multi-disciplinary group of building professionals created this Sustainable Design Resource Guide. The Denver Chapter of the American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment and the Colorado Chapter of Architects, Designers, and Planners for Social Responsibility have worked together to provide a convenient resource and to fill a need not covered by other guides.

User Building Materials Association Views: 9950
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This is an association of companies and organizations providing used building materials, exchanges, or services.

Principles of eco-design Views: 9912
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From all the many theories behind environmental design, this section pulls out just five core ideas. They are all important, and they provide the tools for approaching most design challenges. There are also some excellent books that talk in far more detail about these concepts



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