5 Amazing Benefits of Urban Trees : The net cooling effect of single, young healthy tree is equivalent to 10 room-sized air conditioners, running for 20 hours a day. 10 air conditioners, a single tree!! A tree planted today on the west side of your house will result in a 3% energy savings in the five years time, 12% savings in fifteen years. A single stand of trees reduces particulate pollution 9-13%, with the amount of dust reaching the ground beneath those trees 27-42%, versus in an open…
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Porvoo, Finland.The town is famed for its "Old Town",a dense medieval street pattern with predominantly wooden houses.The Old Town came close to being demolished in the 19th century by a new urban plan for the city.The plan was cancelled due to a popular resistance headed by Count Louis Sparre.
Con Dao Island, Vietnam by Visions of Indochina, via 500px