On the Stands: Innovative Home Winter Issue

innovativehomewinter.jpgWe have not been kind to Innovative Home's past issues, but they seem to be finding a new footing. The editorial promises "a new tagline and a fresh face" and "with each issue forward, will delve deeper into the green aspects of the home...as our focus continues to sharpen."

The first house shown fills the bill- Duke University's "Home Depot Smart Home" is interesting, followed by Rocio Romero's LV. in an article with the title "Some Assembly Required" which we have heard before..

The houses in the Innovative Homes section revert to type, being huge, unaffordable and not particularly green or innovative, but then there are some decent urban renovations and additions,and a good article titled "Sprawl no more" on urban neighborhoods.2007-11-15_115011.jpg

Planes, Trains and Automobiles shows how parts can be turned into residential construction, and introduces us to Leger Wanaselja Architecture, who we shall follow closely.

On the whole, their best issue yet, and definitely on the right track. Still way to expensive at US$9.95, and with the Canadian loonie at $ 1.06 US I resent paying C$12.95, but a great step forward. ::Innovative Home

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