Why did this grandma move into...

Jul 23, 2014 by

[Translate] Kimberley Mok (@kimberleymok) Design / Tiny Houses via Anna Wallace Many people have been moving into smaller homes for a...

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LOTS AND LOTS OF PROBLEMS

Jul 23, 2014 by

[Translate]   LifeEdited Newsletter howdy@lifeedited.com via mail185.atl81.rsgsv.net  9:) Big houses are the...

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Can Berlin’s New Concept...

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[Translate] Metropolis Magazine The recently-opened retail complex combines fashion, high culture, and a resourceful spirit to...

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The top ten posts of the week,...

Jul 19, 2014 by

[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) House Ad la   10. Women’s personal care the green way Brian Bilek/CC BY 2.0...

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Luxury Micro-Apartments Come t...

Jul 18, 2014 by

[Translate] David Friedlander Architecture A new micro-apartment building will be going up on the 1400 block of Church St NW in...

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Inside SeARCH’s Futurist...

Jul 17, 2014 by

[Translate] Point of View The METROPOLIS Blog Justin Zhuang All photos courtesy Ronald Tilleman Our homes shield us from distractions...

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It’s time to stop puttin...

Jul 17, 2014 by

[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Green Architecture © Urban Green Council As Steve Mouzon points out, before the...

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Pioneering green roofed buildi...

Jul 17, 2014 by

[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Green Architecture © Richard Learoyd Green roofs are pretty common now, and everybody...

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Here’s how Obama is preparing ...

Jul 16, 2014 by

[Translate] By John Upton  GRIST White House The good news is that President Barack Obama wants the nation to do a better job of...

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LETTING THE HILL COUNTRY IN

Jul 16, 2014 by

[Translate] Metropolis Magazine / July-August 2014 An outdoorsy homestead designed by Lake Flato embraces the views of cypress-shaded...

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Eyes on Cape Town

Jul 16, 2014 by

[Translate] Metropolis Magazine / July-August 2014 / Eyes on Cape Town by Paul Makovsky This year’s World Design Capital—the first in...

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Playful wall of storage enlarg...

Jul 16, 2014 by

[Translate] Kimberley Mok (@kimberleymok) Design / Tiny Houses © Chu Kato Architects Small apartments can be made to feel more...

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Every house should have roof o...

Jul 16, 2014 by

[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Green Architecture CC BY 2.0 Lloyd Alter/ Not my house addition: Martin House has...

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C.F. Møller designs residentia...

Jul 15, 2014 by

[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Green Architecture © CF Moller Most apartment buildings are monocultures, usually...

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Landscape Architecture in the ...

Jul 15, 2014 by

[Translate] THE DIRT by Phil Stamper-Halpin For more LA in the News, check out LAND, ASLA’s newsletter. If you see others you’d like...

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Shed of the Year shortlist is ...

Jul 15, 2014 by

[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Tiny Houses July 15, 2014 Share on Facebook © Shed of the Year/ Disco Shed The tiny...

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THE WORLD CUP OF HOUSING

Jul 15, 2014 by

[Translate] inShare David Friedlander Architecture Unless you were living under a rock, in a cave, located in the Marianas trench,...

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Christoph Gielen’s Aerial Phot...

Jul 14, 2014 by

[Translate] 07/14/2014 by Jared Green   THE DIRT In his compelling new book Ciphers, Christoph Gielen shows us the amazing shapes of...

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You CAN get sued for ugly

Jul 14, 2014 by

[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Green Architecture © Louis Cherry Architect Well, not ugly, but for aesthetics that...

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Artist Jay Nelson builds monst...

Jul 14, 2014 by

[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Tiny Houses © Jay Nelson Artist Jay Nelson is known to TreeHugger for his very tiny RV...

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Robert A.M. Stern Remembers Ch...

Jul 14, 2014 by

[Translate] Point of View The METROPOLIS Blog Robert A.M. Stern Remembers Charles Moore Robert A.M. Stern Moore House, Orinda,...

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Climate Is Top Concern In The ...

Jul 14, 2014 by

[Translate] By Ari Phillips CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Chetwoods Architects Two very large and very different edifices in distant parts...

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We must kill the McMansion! Go...

Jul 12, 2014 by

[Translate] Our homes dwarf those in every country on Earth. We can’t control our environmental impact until that changes Henry...

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VERY COOL LITTLE APARTMENTS

Jul 12, 2014 by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED Architecture Los Maestros del Diseño Pequeño Espacio While perusing the inter-webs the...

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TINY HOUSE NATION TV SHOW REVI...

Jul 10, 2014 by

[Translate] David Friedlander Architecture The trailer wheels on the bottom of tiny houses must be getting some decent traction in...

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NIST Net Zero Energy House is ...

Jul 10, 2014 by

[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Green Architecture Public Domain NIST When the NIST Net-Zero Energy Residential Test...

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Zero-energy house of the futur...

Jul 9, 2014 by

[Translate] By Jim Meyer  GRIST Reuters Wondering what houses will look like in the future? Wonder no longer! Gaze upon the net-zero...

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Blue Urbanism: A Mutually Sust...

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[Translate] 07/09/2014 by Jared Green  THE DIRT Timothy Beatley, professor of sustainable communities at the University of Virginia,...

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Students Collaborate on Solar-...

Jul 8, 2014 by

[Translate] Point of View The METROPOLIS Blog Martin C. Pedersen Designers from RISD, Brown, and the University of Applied Science...

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How Chinese Urbanism Is Transf...

Jul 8, 2014 by

[Translate] The METROPOLIS Blog Justin Zhuang The Great Wall Apartments, a Chinese style residential compound in Nairobi, Kenya All...

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