Dubai: The first cluster of 100 villas and townhouses at the Dubai Sustainable City will be delivered by the end of 2014, the developer said on the sidelines of the International Property Show (IPS) yesterday. Construction of the villas, ranging in size from 3100 square foot to 4200 square foot, will begin in July, said [...]Read More ...
The 2012 Solar Decathlon Europe kicks off this weekend as 19 teams of students from around the world unveiled stunning solar-powered homes in the heart of Madrid. This year’s teams combined cutting-edge eco technology and green building strategies with tremendous creativity to achieve the decathlon’s goal of creating the world’s most efficient sun-powered house. [...]Read More ...
Every other year, some of the best and brightest college and university students form around the world come together to built amazing solar-powered home designs. The main purpose of the competition is to select the most energy efficient, sustainable and comfortable solar house, which is determined through a series of ten tests undertaken by each team. [...]Read More ...
An eco-friendly mosque which is expected to reduce energy and water consumption by 15-19 per cent will come up in Dubai by 2013. The Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation said the Dh25-million mosque will be located behind Al Rowad village near the Clock Tower Roundabout in Deira. The 45,000-square-foot mosque will be [...]Read More ...
Most of us know that a Wind Tower is an Architectural Element – BUT – how many of you knew that the tower actually had a important function ? It’s also a zero-energy cooling system! Wind Towers are a traditional architectural element mainly part of residential houses. The function of these towers is to [...]Read More ...
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