This custom tiny home features a surprisingly spacious interior

June 13, 2018 by  
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Creating a comfortable living space is the always first challenge of tiny home design . Although many people decide to forgo a spacious sleeping area for a larger living room, the savvy tiny home builders from Alabama Tiny Homes have created the ultra-sophisticated Journey tiny house, which includes a gorgeous loft space with high ceilings guaranteed to not bump heads. The Journey was specifically crafted for a client who was looking for a micro-dwelling on wheels with a relatively spacious interior. The result is a beautiful tiny home with an interior that rivals any contemporary home twice its size. Related: These solar-powered tiny homes are designed just for millennials Clad in 6-inch cedar planks with aqua blue accents, the exterior of the structure is rustic, but sophisticated. This luxury cabin feel continues into the 324-square-foot interior, which is strategically comfortable, functional and stylish. The kitchen is large, with plenty of counter space. Along with a stainless steel fridge, stove top oven and dishwasher, the kitchen offers a six-bottle wine stand. The living area, designed in a parlor layout, is extremely inviting. Well lit with an abundance of natural light , this space is a homey lounge with various seats configured to encourage conversation. When guests stay, the room can be easily cleared out for a trundle bed, which is stored in the bathroom when not in use. Although the first floor’s design is stunning to say the least, at the very core of the Journey’s design is its ultra-high ceiling. This enabled the designers to go vertical and add a second level. Starting at the kitchen, a stairwell with built-in drawers leads up to the sleeping loft , which is big enough for a queen-sized bed. The tiny home includes several energy-efficient features in order to withstand various climates. A closed cell spray foam insulation and double-pane windows help the residents save money on utilities.  LED lighting throughout the home, along with an electric hot water heater, also reduces energy usage. + Alabama Tiny Homes Via New Atlas Images via Alabama Tiny Homes

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The 5 stages of materiality grief

February 26, 2018 by  
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Companies like Sanofi, Unilever and Starbucks took the journey from grief to value.

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Can One Highway Drive the Future?

October 2, 2017 by  
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The visionary team behind The Ray tells the story behind their revolutionary stretch of IT-embedded roadway in Georgia, “the world’s first sustainable highway,” and the many innovations and possibilities created on the journey to transform our transportation infrastructure.

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VERGE Accelerate Pitch: 75F, Deepinder Singh

October 2, 2017 by  
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A pitch competition that provides entrepreneurs in energy, buildings, transportation, supply chains, water, food, and cities the opportunity to present to the diverse VERGE community: executives from the world’s largest companies, public officials from progressive cities, venture capitalists, and others.

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Episode 80: Sustainable tourism, VERGE Hawaii preview, the coming electric bus

June 16, 2017 by  
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In this week’s episode, the GreenBiz team covers the journey to sustainable tourism, BMW’s investment in electric buses and the fate of globalized corporations.

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GreenBiz tech talk explores future of sustainable space travel

September 22, 2015 by  
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Astronaut Cady Coleman invites you to “Ideate with NASA” on how sustainable technologies can enable the journey to Mars and beyond.

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Where Do Phone Books Come From and Where Do They End Up?

May 16, 2013 by  
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Ever wonder about the journey your phone book has taken to arrive at your door, or what happens once it it’s recycled? Check out the green practices employed by Dex for its directories before and after delivery.

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Where Do Phone Books Come From and Where Do They End Up?

May 16, 2013 by  
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Ever wonder about the journey your phone book has taken to arrive at your door, or what happens once it it’s recycled? Check out the green practices employed by Dex for its directories before and after delivery.

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Used Tires Upcycled into Home and Garden Décor

May 16, 2013 by  
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In 2009, the U.S. generated 291.8 million scrap tires, according to the Rubber Manufacturers Association. Many of these tires get reused, though, and often in unique ways. One Milwaukee-based company called Flat Tire Décor specializes in taking…

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Sustainability Reporting Is a Journey

October 25, 2012 by  
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Do you really need a Corporate Sustainability Report? Probably. But only if it's done right.

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