Zuidas: a Vision for the Future

Jennifer Keesmaat, the Chief Planner for the City of Toronto, posted a photo showing a series of rain gardens implemented in an urban district in Amsterdam.  The area is called Zuidas, and has a strong focus on sustainable systems.

There are some PDF resources online which show how the district’s development unfolded, and they detail future plans for the area.

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Tesla Opens Solar Roof Orders

On Wednesday, Elon Musk announced via his Twitter account that Tesla was opening solar glass roof orders.  He tweeted that the “solar roof can be ordered for almost any country. Deployment this year in the US and overseas next year.”  He went on to say “black glass smooth and textured will be first. Tuscan and French Slate in about six months.” Continue reading “Tesla Opens Solar Roof Orders”