They might have tried this in Washington last night, if it weren't so cold.An unusual method of coining dollars from the waste space on the roof of a building is shown in this view of the U. S. Grant Hotel in San Diego, where about twenty tents have
Roofs are for people, and should be green and accessible. That is what is so exciting about New Heden in Gothenberg, Daniel Andersson's final thesis at Jönköping University, with Fredrik Kjellgren and Joakim Kaminsky of Kjellgren Kaminsky Architects.
Enrique Browne has designed an interesting green façade for an office building on an important site in ConcepciÃ³n, Chile.
A free plant "volume" that looks to the East, North and West, protected from the sun by laminated wood sections that support
Okay, so no such deal exists, explicitly. Do not contact Apple regarding said offer. However, the prospect is very real: Clayton homes is reportedly about to start marketing its manufactured home the i-House (named because of
It seems to be all the rage these days: Every building proposal has lush green balconies. It is hard to tell how it is done; when you look closely at the renderings of this proposal for Milano Santa Monica, via homedesignfind, one really cannot tell
Washington, DC, which consistently scores high in sustainability rankings for its excellent public transportation, walkability, and green space, has few accolades in the area of green building. While the majority of the nation's biggest environmental
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On Renovation Nation they often speak to the roof's that people are installing. It got me to thinking, which is more beneficial?
Solar panels-free electricity (once the initial investment is paid off)
We have shown a lot of green wall systems that require some pretty complicated plumbing and controls, with the plants barely hanging on to a layer of felt or mesh. Christopher Lyon of Tournesol Site Works has an interesting alternative, a prefabricated
In a blog post on design applications of water resource management, New York Times design blogger Allison Arrieff included a photograph of a glass office building currently under construction in San Francisco with veritable
We have been showing some of the work of students at London's Architectural Association School of Architecture, where they were looking at models for integrating food production into the fabric of the city.
Flo Florian and Sascha Akkermann of design firm Confused Direction have designed a lovely floating home. it is ecofriendly, too, with zero-emissions, a green roof, and materials such as 250 year old larch wood salvaged from an old farmer's shed.
It's Apple Day at Roots and Shoots--a double celebration. Firstly, Apple Days--every autumn there are a string of Apple Days held all over Britain which focus on the heritage of English apples. There are over 2,000 kinds of apples growing in small