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FootprintWire 29.10.12

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Today’s green news: aaPGR Architects develop perforated shading panels designed to reduce solar gain for research headquarters in Paris

Solar islands proposed as alternative to off-shore wind farms, in The Guardian.

Local authorities increasingly turning off street lights to meet carbon emissions targets, in The Telegraph.

Increases in urban beekeeping could be doing more harm than good, in The Independent.

And finally… aaPGR Architects headquarters for French National Centre for Nuclear Research features facades designed through sun path modelling, here.

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