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The Winners of the eVolo Skyscraper Competition Show the Future of Architecture via Architectural Digest Cover photo by MMT The Winners of the eVolo Skyscraper Competition Show an Ambitious Vision for the Future of Architecture | Architectural Digest Second place went to "The Hive," a project that imagines a skyscraper made exclusively for drones, providing urban dwellers with no residential benefits and serving only personal and commercial functions. Rounding out the top honors, the third prize was awarded to a duo from from Italy for their project, "Data Tower." ...

                                                            Via Morgan Stanley's INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABLE INVESTING. Did you know that new green technology could boost asset values of US office buildings by as much as $35 billion. I'm curious as to what the projection would be for the Canadian market, but I'm sure it's significant. According to their recent report, sustainable technologies can cut a buildings annual expenses anywhere from 3 - 30%. "These savings can potentially add $3.5 billion-$34.9 billion2...

Enjoy this TEDTALK by Adam Grant on The Suprising Habits of Original Thinkers; How do creative people come up with great ideas? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant studies "originals": thinkers who dream up new ideas and take action to put them into the world. In this talk, learn three unexpected habits of originals — including embracing failure. "The greatest originals are the ones who fail the most, because they're the ones who try the most," Grant says. "You need a lot of bad ideas in order to get a few good ones." I thought I would share this great TEDTALK, - get beyond...

"Accounting giant Ernst & Young published its Global Market Outlook 2016 report, peering into its crystal ball (we assume) to break down its predictions for private equity real estate. Here's a roundup of the major trends to follow through 2016."   Via Bisnow https://www.bisnow.com/national/news/commercial-real-estate/private-equity-real-estate-fund-trends-to-watch-in-2016-55600  ...

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