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FootprintWire 4.9.12

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Today’s green news: Swiss architects use biomimicry to design greenhouse near Zurich

More than 50 eco-refurbishment properties across UK will open their doors this weekend, including first Northern Ireland ‘SuperHome’, on SuperHomes.

Hopkins Architects’ £15m WWF HQ in Woking now under construction, targeting BREEAM Outstanding, on Wilmott Dixon.

Sirius Minerals proposes ‘low impact’ mine in the North York Moors National Park, in The Guardian.

And finally… Swiss practice Buehrer Wuest Architekten design botanical greenhouse structure based on structural patterns found in leaf membranes, on Dezeen.


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