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Iconic artist Damien Hirst is to turn his hand to eco-home building, telegraph.co.uk reports. Hirst, well known for his controversial work – which has included pickling a shark and encrusting a skull with diamonds – has now turned his attention to building green properties; outlining plans to build 500 eco-homes on the Devon coast. Image […]
A host of environmentally-friendly projects have been given the green light by the government thanks to an extra cash injection. The Local Sustainable Transport Fund, which had some 66 authorities apply for funding according to Brighton and Hove News, have dished out finance to 37 councils in its first allocation with a view to improving […]
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In a busy and a crowded world, there are some city administrators that like to go beyond the everyday troubles. Besides solving traffic problems, planning new streets and highways and creating more economic facilities to assure a city’s prosperity, there are some mayors that like to think about the quality of life. In a city suffocated by pollution, improving the quality of the life means thinking eco friendly.
Here are some cities that represent an avantgarde in creating a sustainable urban settlement.
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Sustainability is more than a buzz word. Everyone wants to be seen to be creating environmentally friendly buildings using materials that have had a former life. However sustainable construction isn’t just about the materials used in building the structure, but also the long-term affect that the building will have on the environment…