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India’s green building base crosses 3 bn sq.ft mark

In a major boost to the green building movement in the country, India has crossed the 3 billion sq.ft mark of registered green building footprint. 175 more words

Real Estate News

The AIA 2030 Commitment: Seeing Is Believing

Were you in Atlanta for the 2015 AIA Convention? About 18,000 people attended, plus exhibitors. It was huge. I coulda missed you.

Here’s the headline news: If you are really, seriously committed to doing sustainable design, the Design Data Exchange (aka the DDx) – the new AIA 2030 Commitment reporting tool – … 668 more words

AIA 2030 Commitment

The Benefits of Tiny Homes

More and more Tampa residents are starting to realize the potential benefits of tiny homes. Ten years ago, everyone wanted to live in a 3,000+ square foot house; and yet, recently, the average square footage for new homes is around 1,500. 317 more words

Green Building

Welcome to the Naturally Mamma Blog!

While having thought about blogging for sometime, I’ve finally decided to go for it.  Too many very neat but crazy things are going on in our lives not to document them somehow! 602 more words

Green Building

Roddy Lagmuir Talks Trees as Sustainable Building Materials

Roddy Langmuir is an Architect and Practice Leader at Cullinan Studios in London. Roddy visited Boise in March and presented Natural Beauty in the Built Environment-Exploring Trends in Sustainable Design and Planing… 157 more words

Green Building

Sustainable Urban Planning, Cities Saving the World

Sustainable urban planning brings the most important concepts from the Green movement together into a single coherent plan. The heat island affect, solar heat gain, population density, alternative transportation, renewable energy, conservation, water capture and recycling are all ideas, threats and solutions that fall under the jurisdiction of sustainable urban planning. 484 more words

Climate Change

Tiny house in "ladiri"

Today and for the rest of the weekend we are in Nurachi (Oristano, Sardinia) to build a tiny house (3×2 m) with raw earth bricks and the roof made of canes. 72 more words