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New idea affordable housing?

It’s becoming increasingly clear that climate change is the number one threat to mankind…rising sea levels increasingly likely to cause a mass-movement in climate refugees…floating house jacks itself up from turbulent seas on retractable legs, like offshore drilling platform..moveable when necessary…These hermit-like homes..recent architecture exhibition in Italy – … Continue reading

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Why Habitat For Humanity’s Newest Homeowner Might Never Pay An Electricity Bill

The first super energy-efficientpassive house in Washington D.C. It also just happens to be a Habitat for Humanityhome…an entry in the Department of Energy’s biannual Solar Decathlon. Dubbed “Empowerhouse” for the competition, it was an ambitious concept brought to life by engineering and … Continue reading

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How big is a house? Average house size by country

Isn’t long term cost of energy a bigger worry than cost of build? Per person space is 90m2 compared with less than 30 in European countries. >readmore> RenewEconomy

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