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FootprintWire 13.7.12

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Today’s green news: Nakae Architects’ new house near Kanazawa, Japan uses environmental modeling to reinterpret local vernacular

UK tops new International Energy Efficiency Scorecard, while US places ninth of twelve countries ranked, on ACEEE.

Council block renovation, self-build schemes, flexibility: expert suggestions on how to end the housing crisis by architects and others, in The Guardian.

Tower Hamlets launch energy co-operative to provide cheaper power for the community, on Tower Hamlets.

And finally: Tokyo-based Nakae Architects prioritise orientation and daylighting analysis to inform house design in Kanaishi, Japan, on DesignBoom.

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