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Open Building Institute: Open-Source Eco-Homes

Open Building Institute has successfully collected some USD $68,000 from its crowdfunding campaign to build a fully-functioning prototype of their open-source, modular homes.
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In Photos: ‘Dynamic’ Public Art Gets Montreal Dancing

Winning Montreal Museum of Fine Arts competition to develop a pedestrian street outside its entrance, Canadian architect Jean Verville's public art installation has visitors moving and grooving.
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How Studio Roosegaarde Turns Smog into Diamonds

The Dutch designer's low-energy smog sucking not only seeks to free the world's most affected cities from stifling pollutants, but turns the collected carbon into diamonds in just 30 minutes.
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Argentinian Bylaw Requires Green Roofs in Cordoba

Becoming the second city to mandate green roofs in Latin America, Argentina's Cordoba has one of the widest encompassing specifications for eligible buildings among the handful of cities with similar policies across the world.
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Cairo Entrepreneurship: Markets & People

For the fourth and final installment of our #urbaneconomies series, we look at the dual role of markets and human capital in growing tech and non-tech entrepreneurship in Cairo, using Daniel Isenberg’s Domains of the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem as a guide.