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New Tent-Like Design Proposed for Google Headquarters

The latest proposal for Google headquarters in Mountain View, California features an open, sustainable, publicly-accessible design topped by a large tent-like canopy. This is the first time Google is building their own headquarters, as they have previously only leased office spaces in existing buildings. Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and Heatherwick Studio designed the project to …

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France Passes Green Roof Law – Why We Should All Follow Their Example

Above: Chicago’s City Hall’s Green Roof (Image: National Geographic) [divider] A new law in France mandates that all new buildings in commercial zones need to be covered in either plants or solar panels, reports Agence France-Presse. But are the French the only ones realizing the benefits of having more green? Green rooftops and gardens are …

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