Graham Hill’s Famous 425-sq.-ft. Transforming Apartment is Up for Sale!

March 21, 2014 by  
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New York City has a lot of tiny apartments , but only one has won an AIA NY Honor Award and been featured in a TED talk. The famous 425-square-foot dwelling was home to Treehugger founder Graham Hill for the past few years, but is now on the market for $995,000 . The pricetag may sound hefty for such a small living space, but keep in mind that this clever home transforms in order to make room for a living room, a home office, a hideaway kitchen, two guest beds, a spacious lounging area with a home theater and even a 12-person dining area! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aia ny , Graham Hill , lifeedited , micro dwelling , MicroHOME , minimalist apartment , one size fits all , passive house , Soho , space efficient , TED Talk , tiny apartment , tiny studio , transforming apartment , transforming studio        

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Spectacular Wood Skyscraper That Can be Built Without a Single Nail Wins 2014 eVolo Skyscraper Competition

March 21, 2014 by  
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Read the rest of Spectacular Wood Skyscraper That Can be Built Without a Single Nail Wins 2014 eVolo Skyscraper Competition Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: air pollution , architecture competition 2014 , carbon pollution , evolo skyscraper competition , evolo skyscraper competition 2014 , green skyscrapers , Green Towers , high-rise design , skyscraper design , tower design , wooden skyscrapers , wooden towers        

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Incredible ‘Unnumbered Sparks’ Sculpture Floats in the Skies Above Vancouver

March 21, 2014 by  
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How Big Is Your Home? See How Your Space Compares to Those Around the World

April 30, 2013 by  
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Graham Hill’s flat is 420 square-feet , HGTV’s smart home is 2,400 square-feet and Al Gore’s home is quite a bit bigger. But just how big is the average home these days, and how big does it need to be? When you compare average new home size around the world, you see pretty quickly that one man’s home really is another man’s castle. The disparity in the figures begs a question: When do we have enough space? As home sizes have swelled over the years a growing number of people are asking whether less can actually be more. Are we finally reaching a point where people want better spaces, rather than simply bigger spaces? Check out the graphic above to gain some perspective, and find out more over at  Shrink That Footprint . + Shrink That Footprint The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: average home size , average house size , average square footage house china , average square footage house US , average square footage house worldwide , big home        

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Is There an Ethical Dilemma In Graham Hill’s Weekday Vegetarian Plan?

September 21, 2011 by  
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Last year TreeHugger founder Graham Hill gave a TED talk entitled Why I’m a weekday vegetarian , ( transcript here ) Zoe Weil at Care 2 just watched it, and summarizes it as ” someone who is vegetarian during the week and chooses whatever he or she wants on the weekend. Such a plan, if adopted widely, would dramatically reduce meat consumption and thereby diminish the abuse and death of billions of animals, the environmental harm caused by their production and the number of heart attacks, str… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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How Did Granite Become The Kitchen Counter Standard?

August 8, 2011 by  
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Image credit Neolith Granite counters have been all the rage for a decade, but now it has come to this, an entire kitchen made of granite. I think it is incredibly ugly and probably ridiculously expensive, But seeing this image, and a recent discussion about counter choices for Graham Hill’s LifeEdited project, reminded me of some research I had done into countertops a while back. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Australian Military Urged To Plan For Greater Antarctic Role As Nations Eye Its Natural Resources

August 8, 2011 by  
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photo: US Embassy New Zealand / CC BY-ND Australia claims 42% of Antarctica as its own, though the international community doesn’t recognize that claim. Now, the Lowy Institute for International Policy has issued a policy brief urges the nation to stop thinking of Antarctic as a national security issue. As

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5 Sleek, Sustainable Hardwood Floor Covering Options For a Small Apartment

August 1, 2011 by  
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This will be the LifeEdited living room, bedroom, and lounging area. Photo David Friedlander. How do you pick gorgeous, green flooring with an extensive lifespan for a small apartment? This is the next question for TreeHugger Founder Graham Hill, who is renovating his 420-square-foot apartment in New York for the LifeEdited project. Flooring should and will inform many other choices in the apart… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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4 Tips For Energy-Efficient Temperature Control in a Tiny Home

July 29, 2011 by  
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Temperature regulation is key in the tiny home. Rendering via LIfeEdited . Thermal regulation: It’s the short way to describe systems in houses that help occupants stay cool in summer and warm in winter. While with new construction of passive, low-carbon-footprint homes there are lots of ways to do thermal regulation in an eco-friendly fashion, in TreeHugger founder Graham Hill’s 420-square-foo… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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6 Energy-Efficient Convection Microwave Ovens For Small Kitchens

May 18, 2011 by  
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