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Stay in the world's largest human birdhouse for free

Planning to attend SXSW but still searching for a place to stay? You may be in luck—HomeAway is opening up its human-sized Birdhouse in downtown Austin to two lucky groups of SXSW attendees for free. 48 more words


Couple builds dream solar-powered home on an awkward lot in Rotterdam

Related: Super skinny 4-meter-wide home is squeezed between buildings in Tokyo

SkinnyScar House

+ Gwendolyn Huisman and Marijn Boterman

Via New Atlas

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Tesla just announced plans to build up to five Gigafactories

Tesla is about to embark on a building spree. The integrated sustainable energy company (generation, storage and transportation) just revealed plans for up to five gigafactories, with locations finalized for Gigafactories 3, 4 and 5 to be announced later this year. 37 more words


New York City unveils massive green-roofed film and fashion hub in Brooklyn

State-of-the-art, affordable production spaces for film, television production and garment manufacturing, housed in two green-roofed buildings, will soon give new life to underutilized buildings in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park. 41 more words


Apple's $5 billion spaceship campus to open in April as "Apple Park"

With the final stages of construction on schedule, Apple’s new headquarters in Cupertino is all set for a planned move-in date of April 2017. Previously known as Apple Spaceship when the late Steve Jobs presented his vision and building plans to city managers in 2011, the company announced yesterday its new headquarters will actually be called “Apple Park.” The building will pump out 17 megawatts of solar power via panels on its massive roof, which will provide power to much of Apple Park’s…


Mountain-inspired skyscrapers unveiled for Zhengzhou

London-based architecture firm Tonkin Liu recently revealed their competition-winning designs for the Cradle Towers in Zhengzhou, China. Centered on a large green space, this collection of five mixed-use towers is designed with a swooping sculptural form to mimic the nearby Songshan mountains. 31 more words