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  1. Architecture
    So I've been doing some research on completely glass skyscraper facades, and I'd like to start a discussion on whether or not they're a good idea. I've compiled a list of advantages and disadvantages below, complete with some information: ADVANTAGES Cheap Elegant Simple and easy to use Offers...
  2. Misc. Infra Projects
    The Ken-Betwa river interlinking project was approved in December 2021. This is a part of India's National Water Security plan for distressed rural populations, generate renewable energy and reduce reliance on coal fired power plants, and prevent drinking water crisis from climate change in...
  3. Architecture
    Hey guys, Please share Green/Sustainable/Eco-Friendly buildings in your city/region/country. I will start with my hometown, Vancouver. Green Vancouver Vancouver wants to establish itself as “the greenest city in the world by 2020” by demonstrating that economic growth and the welfare of...
  4. Architecture
    Hi everyone! I am doing some research for my Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) with the above title. I am from the UK and currently studying for my A levels and basically, an EPQ is an additional qualification that involves conducting independent research into a specific area of interest...
  5. Somalia
    We have all witnessed the recent drought and subsequent famine. And although the famine was a man-made famine there is a clear need for reforestation. Rain has become more scarce and entire once green areas are becoming grey and brown hyper arid waste lands. I think the Somali countryside...
  6. The Economy, Industry and Development Issues
    Link to previous thread.
  7. Glasgow Metro Area
    PROJECT URBAN FOREST Our goal is quite simple, we hope to reduce the carbon dioxide levels within Glasgow by planting native trees within the urban environment. With your help we can make a difference. Planting trees remains one of the cheapest, most effective means of drawing excess carbon...
  8. Glasgow Metro Area
    I recently read an article about New York proposing to build a subterranean garden in an abandoned underground station in the lower East Side of Manhattan. This got me thinking, as some people in Glasgow be already be aware, Glasgow also has a similar abandoned underground station in the West...
  9. Infrastructure, Economy and Architecture
    Since we don't have any thread in which we can post news & pictures about environmental catastrophes and disasters, I opened this thread. Feel free to post any news or picture about it. -------------------------- Source: http://hamshahrionline.ir/news-133977.aspx For those who don't know...
  10. General Discussion
    Speaking at a briefing for the South African Parliament's Water Affairs Committee, Mariette Liefferink, from the Federation for a Sustainable Environment, said rising mine water under the Witwatersrand posed an "enormous threat" to the city of Johannesburg, a threat which would become only...
  11. Tampa Bay Area
    'Green development' getting noticed Sunday, March 29, 2009 DUNEDIN (Bay News 9) -- A Bay area town with a lot of history is paving the way in the modern world. It was just about three months ago when developer Carl Krave let Bay News 9 take a peak inside what would become Glencairn Cottages'...
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