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FootprintWire 6.8.12

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Today’s green news: Work commences on Heatherwick’s Laverstock Mill renovation in Hampshire

Bicester, the UK’s first eco-town, goes on site with 5,000 homes aiming for CSH 5, on Sustainable Homes.

Recycled installations on London South Bank include Gayle Chong Kwan’s plastic bottle sculpture, raising awareness for Columbian communities living on rubbish dumps, on Festival of the World

Satellite images reveal 23% reduction of Amazonian deforestation compared to last year, in The Guardian.

And finally…Work commences on Heatherwick’s Laverstock Mill renovation for client Bombay Sapphire, featuring two curved greenhouses, on Thomas Heatherwick Studio.


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