In an age of MacMansions, it is a pleasure to see wafer-thin houses. Got any more around where you live?
A new swanky possibly the greenest building comes up in Athens:
The five-story structure in southern Athens produces zero emissions, uses no fossil fuel and meets virtually all its own energy demands — in winter and in summer — thanks to a computerized system that draws on both solar and geothermal sources. It even produces electricity on the side, some for selling back to the state [source]
I hope you didn’t imagine a building with terraced gardens.