Sep , Recycled Australian hardwoods are used for the stairs and the landings as well as the balcony screens Repurposed corrugated iron roofing, some dating back to , is used throughout the development for upper storey cladding, blade walls and waste enclosure A native xeriscape garden and deep
Apr , The average global price of PV panels has plummeted by more than since , and this trend is expected to continue in the coming years, though at a lower rate [ ] According to the solar outlook by investment bank Deutsche Bank, solar systems will be at grid parity in up to of the global
Jun , This house in western England by London studio Paul Archer Design features a mirrored facade that slides across to cover the windows ( slideshow) The panels are well insulated and connected to a motorised system, so that the client Paul Archer s mother can transform the building into a thermally
Mar , Residents of a small outback Australian town have been left speechless after fish began falling from the sky Hundreds of Mark Kersemakers from the Australian Bureau of Meterology said Once they get up into the weather system, they are pretty much frozen and, after some time, they are released .
Jan , Blackwell parted ways with a to job as a senior town planner in Perth, Australia, in Light switches for the ceiling pendant connect to the solar panel system For the interior walls, Blackwell cut the wood, including cypress and cedar, into boards and whitewashed them with natural milk paint.
Nov , Boasting incredible panoramas of Tower Hill and Tower Bridge on its western side and St Katherine s docks on its eastern, WeWork Tower Bridge features blacks and burgundy set against neutral tones and natural materials, such as leather and wood, to create spaces that shift from dark and warm to light
Mar , A dedicated entrance towards the rear of the void provides access to a stairwell leading to the residential areas above The first floor living area opens onto a balcony contained in a trapezoidal aperture in the northern wall Crackenback Stables by Casey Brown Architecture The corrugated metal cladding
Nov , The concrete slab and brick feature walls provide thermal mass to stabilize interior temperatures throughout the year A solar hot water system has been installed, and we intend to install solar photovoltaic panels in the future, Coveney says We also installed a master switch to shut off all standby power at
Mar , Flying in to Sydney a few years ago, I noticed that their suburbs looked completely different than ours Every single roof was an attractive geometric expanse of detailed steel panels, often in bold colors The Australians told me that these metal roofs save them a lot of energy, and last forever as well.