Future of Work and Cities [Newsweek]


Recently, Newsweek asked three well-known architecture firms to explain what cities will look like in 2030.  Using New York City as the location, these firms — HOK; Cooper, Robertson & Partners; and Richard Meier & Partners — responded to the hypothetical with The Future of Work and other musings as to how we will work, live, interact, and move around in 20 years. 

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Monitor and Control with Energy Hub


The energy monitoring space is crowded, but chances are, you've seen the EnergyHub here and there.  Perhaps you're in one of three utility pilots testing the product, which was named a Best Invention by Time last year.  With EnergyHub, consumers can link up a dashboard, thermostat, plugs, and strips to *both* monitor and control energy use from home, a mobile device, or the internet. 

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Results: 400W Wind Turbine Giveaway


I want to thank you for entering the 400W wind generator contest that we ran last week.  It drew close to 400 entries from folks all around the country, and I enjoyed viewing your links and hearing about your projects.  Seems clear that there‚Äôs demand for small wind in the right location, and the following winner should be able to put this turbine to good use.  

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Top 10 Green Architecture Firms


In conjunction with Architect magazine's second annual listing of the Architect 50, the magazine also created a list of top 10 green architecture firms.  Its findings are based upon surveys administered during the first three months of this year to 161 firms.  The survey isn't large enough to consider all firms, but Architect welcomes applications through its team of editors. 

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Skyscraper Farms, Growing Walls, Concrete Capture, + Rooftop Energy

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Green Prefab Home Planned for NYC


New World Home brings modular technology and sustainability to traditional home design, and, as far as traditional is concerned, these homes are quite nice.  So when you think about it, the collaboration between Country Living magazine and New World Home is perfect. 

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