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2009 June 10th: Marquette Turner Luxury Homes eMagazine

Presented by Michael Marquette & Simon Turner, today’s luxury homes eMagazine contains hot stories on real estate, Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt; Recipes; Good Causes; Finance and Design.

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Lamp Design “Jelly in a Bubble” by Lone Stidsen

A silicone jellyfish has been inserted into a blown-glass “bottle”, and then a number of lights (LED’s) reflect and refract. This piece was created by Lone Stidsen, states that “the materials mirror the light qualities of the jellyfish, so the light becomes tangible and the observer experiences a new atmosphere of light.”

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Pizza is Going Green!

It is so amazing to see the creative ideas of those of us committed to going green. Some concepts are complicated and others like turning off the lights, using cold water and the “green pizza box” are so perfectly simple. Brittany West, Marquette Turner Luxury Homes

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Eco-Project Sky-Terra Skyscrapers: Giving the City Back to the People

To cope with the growing need for green urban space, as cities become increasingly congested and dense, the Sky-Terra super-structure seeks to give city dwellers back the ability to spend time outdoors, exercise and relax. Simon Turner, Marquette Turner Luxury Homes

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Save Money and the Environment with GREENandSAVE

GREENandSAVE is one of America’s leading free ‘Green’ home and office remodeling resources for anyone that wants to save money and the environment as well as create a healthier property and overall lifestyle. Simon Turner, Marquette Turner Luxury Homes

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Island Eco-Resort & Entertainment Project in the Caspian Sea

One of the world’s largest eco-developments is being created on Zira Island in the Caspian Sea, just off the Azerbaijan capital of Baku. Planned as a zero-energy project, the “resort and entertainment” creation will resemble the “seven peaks of Azerbaijan,” each “peak” being buildings covered in solar panels, which will house residential, retail and commercial […]

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Help Pick The Winner to our Design Competition

We recently launched a competition for designers around the world to come up with a logo design for our conservation project, “Clear the Air”. We have had a total of 47 designs and we’re now putting it out there to find out what people think is the best design. To see all the entries CLICK […]

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Design Competition Launched for “Clear the Air” (with podcast)

monogram-mini-white Marquette Turner continually explores ways of integrating environmentally sustainable practices and standards to ensure that we are minimizing the impact of our business on the environment. So to enforce and represent these practices we are have started a competition to create our logo.

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Eco-Doors: The Portal to your Sanctuary (with podcast)

monogram-mini-white They say that the eyes are a window to your soul, and in real estate the door is the portal to your sanctuary, the US team at Neoporte have captured this beautifully with the clever collaboration of design, functionality, environmental consideration and engineering.

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Chill Out and Relax on the Eco Oil Rig

Morris Architects, a Houston-based architecture and design firm, recently took top honors for two of their submissions in the Radical Innovation in Hospitality design competition. The grand prize winner, the Oil Rig Platform Resort and Spa makes use of one of 4,000 oil rigs out in the Gulf of Mexico and transforms it into a luxurious eco-resort and spa.

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