Why build green homes? Green building is smart building. Aside from their obvious benefit to the environment, green buildings deliver financial savings, are more comfortable, healthier, return higher productivity rates and have higher resale values.
Sino-Italian Ecological and Energy Efficient Building built on the campus of Tsinghua University, China by Mario Cucinella Architects, uses building form, garden terraces and photovoltaic panels to reduce emissions.
London's Famous Gherkin Building Goes Green - Literally
Green Gherkin, London, United Kingdom London’s Gherkin Tower, designed by Norman Foster, has recently begun testing an innovative vegetated facade panel which promises to change the face of building design forever.
Agora Garden, an inhabited and cultivated vertical garden in the Xinyin District of Taipei, is currently under construction. A competition for the project was won by Vincent Callebaut Architectures in 2010 with a design inspired by two