At TreeHugger we totally dig examples of real world low carbon living solutions. While visiting the One Tonne Life project in Stockholm earlier this year, we saw how brands like Volvo, Siemens + Vattenfall are collaborating to
If you thought Waugh Thistleton's Timber Tower was tall, prepare to see it doubled. CREE, (Creative Renewable Energy & Efficiency), is developing "a hybrid construction system for high-rise buildings which is based
Observation towers create a wonderful opportunity to connect with the environment, permitting a view over the treetops to incredible vistas. Many are utilitarian structures, but some are true works of art on their own. Abitare shows us this new one at
Still they come, Those ISPO Eco Responsibility Award winners. here we look at Austrian ski company Atomic. They picked up the award for way they designed and produced their Poacher Renu split snowboard, with its wood core, jute layering and
We do love transformers, furniture that changes functions or folds up to allow multiple uses of the object or the space. Verena Lang of Ivydesign has created the Picture Table: " A usually space consuming functional piece of furniture can be turned
We've had a few stories about smaller snowboard and backcountry ski companies heading off down a green path. I think this is the first time we've had a mainstream ski manufacturer on side. The Fischer Sports Group have just announced that the thermal
Austria, Germany, and Switzerland have pulled the plug on funding for a 1,200-megawatt hydroelectric plant that Turkey wants to build on the Tigris River, saying Turkish plans to resettle towns and safeguard cultural treasures are insufficient.
There's a new kind of eco-tourist on the prowl, one who seeks out the places and experiences threatened by global warming: the climate tourist. The following seven popular tourist destinations may not be the world's most
Austrian designer Chris Precht squeezes an entire apartment into a 3 meter (10 foot) cube.
The project explores the creative potential of the material world on the one hand and a study of living in a compressed space on the other hand.
It is really quite clever, if not comfortable; a single U-shaped piece can be linked to other identical pieces with industrial-strength Velcro to make all kinds of combinations.
STACK is a modular furniture system that is reduced to just one element.
Clever Austrian engineers connected a heat pump to an exercise bike; you drop a can into the copper coil and start pedalling. If you have had enough beer, you can drop a coffee into the other coil on the hot side. Nice way to end a hard exercise