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Construction Reads: Wednesday Web Roundup #5

A collection of note-worthy articles from around the inter-webs
 Wednesday Web Roundup

Once a week, we'll post some of the most interesting construction-related pieces we've come across. From architecture to green building to the latest industry news, we've got your reading list covered. Enjoy!

Robert Puentes talks infrastructure in this short but informational video, emphasizing the importance of future-oriented projects as opposed to mere employment-stimulating works - via ArchDaily.

Why the greenest buildings are the ones already standing - The Atlantic Cities explains how sustainable construction is looking more and more like energy retrofitting.

An inspiring story of a renovated Baltimore brewery that helped reinvigorate a neighborhood, via CoExist.

EnglishRussia photojournals the youngest metro in the world - work on Khazakhstan's Almaty's stunning metro system began in 1988, but the fall of the USSR delayed completion until early this year.

The Huffington Post profiles the incredible Light Festival Ghent 2012 - here's a teaser of a 55,000 LED cathedral, below:


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