Using 10,000-year-old building methods and eschewing all electricity, the Adere Amellal Hotel in Egypt’s Siwa Oasis may be one of the most energy efficient, sustainable hotels in the world.
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The planned Aliah Hotel near Sao Paulo will feature green roofs, green walls, open-air atriums and rainwater harvesting systems just in time for Brazil to host both the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics.
Canada had a record-setting year for LEED certifications in 2012, with more than 300. Here are a few noteworthy recent projects that added a green tinge to Canada’s red maple leaf.
Seattle’s Olive 8 is one of the few condo/hotel complexes to earn a LEED Silver certification, a 4 Green Key Eco-Rating for hotels and a Gold Certification from Green Seal.
Barcelona-based designer In-Tenta has created the Drop Eco-Hotel, a portable green living space that treads lightly on the environment and allows tenants to experience nature while surrounded by comfort.
A quarter of a million bees now make their homes atop New York City’s Waldorf Astoria hotel, in support of the PlaNYC goal of planting a million trees.