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New York’s Real Climate Challenge: Fixing Its Aging Buildings

New York’s Real Climate Challenge: Fixing Its Aging Buildings

New York’s Real Climate Challenge: Fixing Its Aging Buildings New York’s Real Climate Challenge: Fixing Its Aging Buildings A plan to upgrade a cluster of nine unremarkable apartment buildings in Brooklyn typically would not merit a second look. But this isn’t a quick fix; the project, called Casa Pasiva, aims to be a new model for the sustainable transformation of …

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‘Box’ or Gem? A Scramble to Save Asia’s Modernist Buildings

‘Box’ or Gem? A Scramble to Save Asia’s Modernist Buildings

‘Box’ or Gem? A Scramble to Save Asia’s Modernist Buildings ‘Box’ or Gem? A Scramble to Save Asia’s Modernist Buildings HONG KONG — When the General Post Office opened on Hong Kong’s waterfront in 1976, a local newspaper predicted that the Modernist-style building would “certainly become as much of a landmark” as its Victorian-era predecessor. Not quite. The building — …

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Watch the Stars of ‘Tenet’ Leap Tall Buildings

Watch the Stars of ‘Tenet’ Leap Tall Buildings

Watch the Stars of ‘Tenet’ Leap Tall Buildings Watch the Stars of ‘Tenet’ Leap Tall Buildings In “Anatomy of a Scene,” we ask directors to reveal the secrets that go into making key scenes in their movies. See new episodes in the series on Fridays. You can also watch our collection of more than 150 videos on YouTube and subscribe …

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Kyrgyzstan in Chaos After Protesters Seize Government Buildings

Kyrgyzstan in Chaos After Protesters Seize Government Buildings

Kyrgyzstan in Chaos After Protesters Seize Government Buildings Kyrgyzstan in Chaos After Protesters Seize Government Buildings MOSCOW — The Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan plunged into political chaos on Tuesday after opposition groups seized control of Parliament and released their imprisoned leaders in protests over parliamentary elections they called rigged. Under mounting pressure from the protesters, the country’s Central Electoral …

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Hundreds of schools still waiting for new buildings a decade after Gove axed rebuilding scheme

Hundreds of schools still waiting for new buildings a decade after Gove axed rebuilding scheme

Hundreds of schools still waiting for new buildings a decade after Gove axed rebuilding scheme Hundreds of schools still waiting for new buildings a decade after Gove axed rebuilding scheme The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Hundreds of ageing schools where rebuilding schemes were axed by Michael …

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Trump gives bizarre explanation of why some buildings cost more than others

Trump claims he 'dominated streets with compassion' and announces new policing plan in black communities

Trump gives bizarre explanation of why some buildings cost more than others Trump gives bizarre explanation of why some buildings cost more than others The Independent employs over 100 journalists around the world to bring you news you can trust. Please consider a contribution or subscription. In a roundabout attempt to explaining the cost of health care, Donald Trump gave …

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Landslide in Norway Sweeps 8 Buildings Into the Sea

Landslide in Norway Sweeps 8 Buildings Into the Sea

Landslide in Norway Sweeps 8 Buildings Into the Sea Landslide in Norway Sweeps 8 Buildings Into the Sea A freak landslide in Norway has swept at least eight buildings into the sea, creating substantial damage, prompting a dog rescue, but causing no injuries. The buildings, mostly cabins used as holiday homes, were pushed into the sea on Wednesday in the …

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Top Editor of Philadelphia Inquirer Resigns After ‘Buildings Matter’ Headline

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Top Editor of Philadelphia Inquirer Resigns After ‘Buildings Matter’ Headline Top Editor of Philadelphia Inquirer Resigns After ‘Buildings Matter’ Headline “We’re tired of shouldering the burden of dragging this 200-year-old institution kicking and screaming into a more equitable age,” the letter said. “We’re tired of being told of the progress the company has made and being served platitudes about ‘diversity …

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Are People Who Live in Dog-Friendly Buildings Happier?

Are People Who Live in Dog-Friendly Buildings Happier?

Are People Who Live in Dog-Friendly Buildings Happier? Are People Who Live in Dog-Friendly Buildings Happier? People who own dogs live longer. They’re healthier. They’re calmer. Their children are less prone to allergies. And they have government-sanctioned reasons to leave the house while sheltering in place. But what about real estate? Are people who live in pet-friendly buildings happier? Are …

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