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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Rem Koolhaas Saves the World with Eneropa

Posted by on Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 8:19 AM

Europe defined as regions of energy resources: Ireland and the western part of Britain are the Tidal States; beyond the eastern part of Britain is the Isles of Wind; a section of Eastern Europe is Biomassburg, and Portugal, Spain, Italy and Greece are Solaria. The source of this new and simply meaningful map is OMA, Rem Koolhaas' architecture firm...

 

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Sargon Bighorn 1
And not ONE word about changing how people live. The HIGH demands for energy to power the myriad of electronic gadgets, that add very little to the quality of life, yet demand huge effort on the part of the planet.
Posted by Sargon Bighorn on November 13, 2012 at 9:00 AM · Report this
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sorry his library is total crap, blank walls hostile to the street. egotechture. it's folks like him that are a drag on urban living. thank god most of europe doesn't look like his crap.
Posted by rem uglyhass on November 13, 2012 at 9:23 AM · Report this
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actually, the 2050 roadmap DOES call for energy efficiency approach, though mostly through building-envelope, lighting, HVAC measures. specifically by meeting passivhaus or minergie levels of efficiency. here in WA, that's actually rather easy to achieve and doesn't cost too much money w/ right designers on board.
Posted by bruteforcecollaborative on November 13, 2012 at 11:16 AM · Report this
Dougsf 4
You just like him because half his buildings appear to be Star Wars-inspired.
Posted by Dougsf on November 13, 2012 at 12:20 PM · Report this

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