Cool Converted Shipping Container Structures From Around the World

September 14, 2020 by  
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Recycling Mystery: Plastic Utensils

May 25, 2018 by  
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Opt Outside Virtually with Sounds from Around the World

November 24, 2017 by  
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How a Minimalist Lifestyle Can Add to Your Green Efforts

October 16, 2017 by  
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13-year-old kid wins fame and education in Somalia for turning junk into toys

January 17, 2016 by  
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Crowds will gather around 13-year-old Guled Adan Abdi just to watch him work. The Somalian teen from the northern town of Buhodle has made a name for himself by turning discarded junk into moving plastic toys. Thus far he’s constructed four electronic toys from old cooking containers, an impressive self-taught feat that the Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali has caught wind of and, was so impressed by he promised free education to Guled. READ MORE>

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New Book ‘Tree Houses: Fairy Tale Castles in the Air’ Features 50 Breathtaking Tree Houses from Around the World

September 6, 2014 by  
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Nothing captures our collective imagination quite like a majestic treehouse. Tashen’s new book  Tree Houses: Fairy Tale Castles in the Air  features stunning images of 50 of the world’s most amazing tree house designs. Structures range from traditional A-frame homes in miniature, to bulbous, futuristic dwellings that cling to behemoth branches. There is a true wealth of images to be savored in the glossy photos captured of each arboreal abode in Taschen’s 352 page book. READ MORE >   Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: fairy tale castles , Inhabitots , Taschen , tree house , tree house book , treehouse architecture , treehouse book , treehouse design , Treehouses

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Why some NYC buildings are more efficient than LEED-certified ones

January 3, 2013 by  
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The city is pushing building owners to report on energy use — and in some cases, older buildings are coming out on top.

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What BSR learned in a tour around the world

January 3, 2013 by  
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We explored the changing world of sustainability—and how to accelerate progress.

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Nail House: China Builds a Road Around a Single Home That Stood Strong Against Urban Redevelopment

November 27, 2012 by  
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This single house is all that’s left of a neighborhood in Zhejiang Province , China that was demolished to make room for new urban development . The house, a dwelling owned by redevelopment resister Luo Baogen and his wife, has been completely encircled by a new street that leads to a railway station near the city of Wenling. Households such as this one that stand up to developers are dubbed “nail houses”, as their owners refuse to be “hammered down”. Read the rest of Nail House: China Builds a Road Around a Single Home That Stood Strong Against Urban Redevelopment Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: china , city redevelopment , green development , infrastructure building , nail house , sustainable design , urban development

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6 Uber Cool Passivhaus Designs From Around the World!

January 6, 2012 by  
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