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Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut has revealed ambitious plans for a series of underwater eco-villages that could house up to 20,000 people each in the future.

Plans for underwater 'oceanscraper' revealed - CNN

Aequorea is the newest futuristic architecture concept that was designed by Vincent Callebaut Architectures to create a multi-use oceanscraper printed in from recycled materials

Groundbreaking house can power itself and two neighbours

A new contender for Britain's greenest home has been unveiled in North Yorkshire. - edie news centre

Are tiny houses and micro-apartments the future of urban homes? New designs for dwelling and fixtures aim to inject efficiency and comfort into ultra-small living spaces for rising urban populations

Are tiny houses and micro-apartments the future of urban homes?

The Fab Tree Hab – a conceptual micro-dwelling – is a “living graft prefab structure” designed so that the structure will grow from and into the surrounding environment. Image: Courtesy Terreform ONE

Meeting the Housing Challenge: British Experience, European Lessons | alexandrinepress.co.uk

Meeting the Housing Challenge: British Experience, European Lessons | alexandrinepress.co.uk

RICS BIM Conference 2015 - highlights

Over 280 delegates attended RICS BIM Conference Attendees gained clear guidance from experts on how BIM is used on projects, in various sectors, and th.

Modern-day off-site construction techniques could provide a fast, efficient and more environmentally friendly solution to our present day housing crisis. Üserhuus / Tigh Grian pre-fabricated homes that can be pieced together in a day, are on showcase at BRE’s Innovation Park. Check out Pre-Fab homes...

Modern-day off-site construction techniques could provide a fast, efficient and more environmentally friendly solution to our present day housing crisis. Üserhuus / Tigh Grian pre-fabricated homes that can be pieced together in a day, are on showcase at BRE’s Innovation Park. Check out Pre-Fab homes...

Gravity-powered lamp for people with no electricity. A device that uses gravity to generate energy off the grid could benefit people around the world with no access to electricity after its developer received £150,000 to scale up.

Gravity-powered lamp for people with no electricity. A device that uses gravity to generate energy off the grid could benefit people around the world with no access to electricity after its developer received to scale up.

A refurbished house demonstrating retrofit solutions for energy inefficient homes in the UK has been constructed in Scotland. A recreation of a ‘four in a block’ building, the house will enable robust assessments to be made of cost effective upgrading solutions for walls, windows, roofs and services for this building type.

A refurbished house demonstrating retrofit solutions for energy inefficient homes in the UK has been constructed in Scotland. A recreation of a ‘four in a block’ building, the house will enable robust assessments to be made of cost effective upgrading solutions for walls, windows, roofs and services for this building type.

Crossrail devised a novel use of data analytics to track the progress of tunnel boring machines and ground surface deformation in real time. To capture data, an application was developed to apply the results dynamically using technology evolved from Formula 1 motor racing.

Data analytics are delivering astounding results on the Crossrail project.

Smart buildings - the future of building technology - YouTube - working video for future of siemens take on future design (http://www.buildingtechnologies.siemens.com/ , 2014)

Future of Smart Buildings - Siemens vision on the future of building technology

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