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100 Contemporary Green Buildings by Taschen

100 Contemporary Green Buildings by Taschen – When it comes to environmental awareness, the world has changed a bit. Or better, it has changed radically. Almost every industry claims to be green, and architecture is not an exception. In fact, architecture may be one of the precursors in eco-friendly production. This 2-volume, 696 pages publication by Taschen is the living proof. Each of the 100 featured buildings are stunningly beautiful and built with sustainability in mind – as contemporary buildings should be. See also: Interior Design Books: The Story of Eames Furniture Come to think of it, can a contemporary building be anything but green? If it isn’t sustainable, it is old-fashioned, by definition. Fingers crossed we’re entering an era in which the term ‘green’ will be obsolete. The most exciting new buildings in the world are now almost all environmentally aware, sustainable, and conceived to consume far less energy than ever before. That architecture is one of the major sources of greenhouse gases in the world makes this new trend all the more significant. This book brings the best examples of green projects from the Architecture Now! series together with numerous new, never-seen-before projects. Well-known architects like Frank Gehry and…

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