Mississippi Man Transforms Tornado Debris Into a... →
After a tornado swept through town, Jody Mabary saw an opportunity to create a space that pays homage to nature’s gentler side — by constructing a community garden from all of that storm debris. When life hands you lemons….plant them?
Park Royal Tower: WOHA’s Stunning Vertical Garden... →
The new Park Royal Hotel in Singapore, designed by WOHA Architects, is a stunning vertical park in the midst of busy Singapore. I’m so glad to be living now. All of these amazing designs are becoming realities!
Window Socket: Portable Solar-Powered Outlet... →
Designed by Kyuho Song & Boa Oh, the Window Socket is a fabulously simple portable outlet that gets its power from a small solar panel on one side. Hooray for environmentally-friendly solar power! Looking forward to further developments with this technology!
Product Spotlight: Living Tables →
Bay Area plant studio Habitat Horticulture has designed plant installations for restaurants, residences, and even the California Academy of Sciences. Now, they share one of their products: the living table. Dwell chats with founder David Brenner to learn more. My current green interior design obsession.
Building Blocks: River Park Place – 1 of 4 —... →
It’s nice to see green roofs becoming so common!
"The Root Bridges of Cherrapunji" →
What an extraordinary solution!
"Bhutan to Be First Country to Go 100% Organic" →
Let’s see if they can pull it off…
"In Winning Design, City Hopes to Address a... →
…so where will the staircase/elevator go?
"These Daredevils Don’t Dust the Crops. They Plant... →
Another article on aerial rice-planting.
"Pilots take to the air to plant rice crops" →
A surprising fact.
"Re-Feed Desktop Composter" →
This solves the problem of the lack of decomposers in houseplants!
"Mushrooms: an eco-friendly alternative to... →
Excellent. I hope I can work for a company like this in the future. http://www.ecovativedesign.com/about-our-materials/ the company website.
"H&M Becomes First Fashion Company to Launch... →
"Vancouver shipping container homes a first in... →
"Packaging the Future: Edible Wrappers, Containers... →
It makes a strange picture, eating a piece of chocolate and then eating the wrapper…or vice versa.
"Automatic burger machine a fast food revolution?" →
More pictures: http://momentummachines.com/gallery/ Good or bad?
"Foldable Sewing Machine" →
How handy! I hope more functions are added though.
"Home Aquaponics Kit: Self-Cleaning Fish Tank That... →
Now if we could do this with all agriculture…
"BACK TO THE ROOTS : DIY MUSHROOMS" →
On my wishlist!
A really cool concept that turns wasted food into fashion. I hope they can make it look less…unappetizing and more like clothing though.
"Welcome to our austerity home: Couple completely... →
It’s a good idea, but not everyone has their own workshop.
"The Hemloft" →
Shhh. It’s a secret. :D I definitely need find this place!
"Thab Stove" →
It’s so simple yet remarkable.
"You Can Do It! First-Time Vegetable Gardening for... →
"The World’s Narrowest House [is 60 inches wide]" →
It’s done and there are new pictures!
"VERTICAL VEGETABLES: "Grow up" in a small garden... →
This puts together two things I adore: DIY projects and interesting planters.
"It’s Not a Fairytale: Seattle to Build Nation’s... →
I finally have a reason to go to Seattle now.
“Bosco Verticale in Milan Will Be the World’s... →
I can’t believe I haven’t posted this one. It’s certainly something to look forward to!
"Splitterwerk Architects Design World's First... →
Buildings are best in green!
"Ibuku Constructs Three New Bamboo Homes in Bali's... →
So beautiful! I wonder how large and strong bamboo can grow in a pot of water in a house…enough for a dollhouse maybe…?
"British Firm Produces Liquid Fuel From Water and... →
Just some notable articles from Inhabitat.com
Mine Kafon, a life-saving design →
Wow. This seems like a project someone could dedicate their life to. I always find them so amazing, these projects that seem simple in retrospect but no one else could have thought of. It’s truly art with a purpose.
"Secrets of the First Practical Artificial Leaf" →
More shoe-houses in the making! →
Today's shoe-houses →
Go small or go home! Or both!
Romania's Prispa solar prefab feels like a real... →
goodgreens: “The Romanian Solar Decathlon team has presented its innovative solar-powered prefab home … and it looks good enough to move into. Dubbed Prispa, it blends comfortable living zones with an abundance of natural light. The prototype uses wood as its primary material, while clay has been used to finish the interior walls, and the photovoltaic system has been mounted onto the roof’s...
"Here Now, a Costa Rican Enclave Made Entirely of... →
Is “foundation for tree houses” a viable protest against deforestation?
"Gardens Thrive on Top of City Buses" →
I wish I could have seen this.
"Wearable Planters Turn Live Plants into Jewelry" →
Definitely on my wishlist. I wonder if I should try doing something with the Tillandsia I just got?
"Forget Rooftop Gardens, China Now Has Rooftop... →
Amazing! Such a good use of the otherwise large and empty space on top of a mall.
A new energy source: Major advance made in... →
Another step forward!
Hello. I have finally given in and made an account. Hopefully this will teach me to open up more. Hopefully.