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Terapia Urbana

More Green in the City

PRESENTED ON APR 12, 2012
IN SEVILLA @ VOL 12
Terapia Urbana is a technology-based company in Seville that uses nature to solve energy problems caused by buildings in cities where greenery is far from abundant. The presentation includes a few of their projects, and you'll be introduced to a few vertical gardens -- for both the outside and interior of buildings -- as well as other "green" innovations. (in Spanish)
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