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The development of an "energy positive" classroom could be a major stride forward for the sustainability for society's built assets.
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Chinese architects continue to replicate Western ideas. Is this a bad thing?
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A major Japanese machinery company says it has succeeded in transmitting energy wirelessly, marking a step toward solar power generation in space.
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Firms in the architecture and engineering sectors were disproportionately represented amongst major software piracy cases in Australia last year.
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A Chinese construction company is pushing the boundaries of 3D printing by using the technology to create multi-storey buildings.
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If Australia followed France's lead in mandating solar rooftops for commercial buildings, it could lead to the dramatic expansion of an untapped market.
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I am a big advocate for renewable energy but I am a bit worried about legislation that is too specific about what technology should be used.  I am not sure how the French or Australian law is written but I would be very hesitant to support a bill that specifies PV or plants or any other specific technology as being required to meet the law.

 I am much more in favor of regulations that require specific quantifiable goals, as in California's title 24 regs that are slated to require net zero energy by 2020.  So far the proposed California regs are neutral on the means to reaching the goal, meaning you could use any technology you choose so long as it could be demonstrated that it will lead to net zero energy use.  

In Lancaster California the city went the direction of specifying PV technology had to be used on all new houses.  The problem with specifying technology is that it tends to stifle innovation of any other technology since there is no immediate market for competing technologies (until the legislation gets rewritten, which is generally a very tall order).
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Modern scientists believe they have discovered the secret to why volcanic sand permitted the creation of concrete buildings capable of outlasting the centuries.
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Our cities are getting taller. There are 250 million plus elevators worldwide. So what are some of the trends and technologies helping us reach new heights?
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The women in architecture debate can be a tired one.
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