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Which Solar Photovoltaic System To Use?

Which Solar Photovoltaic System To Use?  by Linda Pang In Singapore, there are three main solar photovoltaic systems that are often used. but of the three, which PV system is better suited to the needs of a particular project? To answer this pertinent question, we embarked on an investigative comparative study of the PV systems …

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In Detail: Solaris @one-north

In Detail: Solaris @one-north by Foo E-Jin SOLARIS is a 15 storey multi-tenanted facility for infocomms, media, science, engineering research and clean-tech development at one-north. Sited within Fusionopolis in the one-north Masterplan, the building is the winning project in a JTC competition to design, build and develop this facility. The design, completed in collaboration with TR Hamzah & Yeang, has been …

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Rethinking Sustainable Architecture

Selfridges Building by Future Systems  Rethinking Sustainable Architecture by Anand Parthasarathy I took up sustainability, rather seriously, about 10 years ago when I was just getting ready to graduate with my bachelor’s degree in architecture. And like everybody else, I was fascinated by the notion of ‘Green Buildings and Sustainable Architecture’ – relatively new terms back then, though …

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Interviews: CPGreen

Sustainability consultancy has emerged as a new and indispensable field of specialization within the building industry in recent years, and leading universities around the world have started to offer degrees in sustainable design, sustainability management and sustainable practices. In the meantime, sustainability professionals are in short supply and highly sought after. CPGreen is a specialised …