Flat pack 129 sq. ft. yurt is ...

Aug 27, 2014 by

[Translate] Kimberley Mok (@kimberleymok)  TREEHUGGER Design / Sustainable Product Design © Trakke As people who’ve ever had...

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Hivehaus: Modular hexagonal ho...

Aug 27, 2014 by

[Translate] Kimberley Mok (@kimberleymok) Design / Modular Design © Hivehaus Modular designs have a lot going for them: they are...

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Why ‘Poor Doors’ A...

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[Translate] Civil Liberties   AlterNet / By Allegra Kirkland The controversial practice has everyone up in arms. But there are much...

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Echo Eco-pods are modular marv...

Aug 26, 2014 by

[Translate] 1 of 8 credit: Brochloch Bothy 1 of 8 Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)   TREEHUGGER Design / Modular Design The crazy thing...

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Transformable mobile tiny hous...

Aug 26, 2014 by

[Translate] Derek Markham (@derekmarkham) Design / Tiny Houses © Kaneko Tiny houses are captivating to many of us, perhaps in part...

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HEALTH CHECK – SITTING V...

Aug 25, 2014 by

[Translate] ramsey beyer/Flickr, CC BY  THE CONVERSATION  Alternating between sitting and standing is best.  It seems the world is...

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Architects rejoice, your all-g...

Aug 25, 2014 by

[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)   TREEHUGGER Technology / Solar Technology © Yimu Zhao, University of Michigan But perhaps...

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Sustainable Design Innovation:...

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[Translate] 08/20/2014 by Jared Green   THE DIRT   The built and natural environments merged to form something new and amazing...

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Cities: Apply Now for the 100 ...

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[Translate] 08/21/2014 by Jared Green  THE DIRT The Rockefeller Foundation has announced the 100 Resilient Cities Challenge, a $100...

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A Must-read: The Updated Urban...

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[Translate] 08/21/2014 by Yoshi Silverstein THE DIRT   In the year 2000, the District of Columbia had three miles of bike lanes....

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Decorate Your Small Apartment ...

Aug 22, 2014 by

[Translate] inShare David Friedlander   LIFE EDITED Furniture There is often a rift between one’s tastes and one’s access to–or...

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What It’s Like to Live i...

Aug 21, 2014 by

[Translate] inShare David Friedlander Behavior As a New Yorker, burdened as I am with our stereotypical New York-centricity, it kinda...

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Off-grid cruciform container m...

Aug 21, 2014 by

[Translate] Kimberley Mok (@kimberleymok) Design / Modular Design © Dachi Papuashvili From dwellings to retail parks, we’ve...

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On the Move: Stunning Supashak...

Aug 21, 2014 by

[Translate] On the move: Stunning Supashak is designed to be modular and transportable Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Modular...

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Portable tiny house built from...

Aug 20, 2014 by

[Translate] Derek Markham (@derekmarkham) Design / Tiny Houses © Stereotank Tiny houses come in all shapes and sizes, and are built...

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Big Ass Fans connect to Nest T...

Aug 20, 2014 by

[Translate]   Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Sustainable Product Design Promo image Carey Smith of Big Ass Fans I have been...

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Landscape Architecture in the ...

Aug 19, 2014 by

[Translate] 08/19/2014 by Phil Stamper-Halpin   THE DIRT Mia Lehrer & the L.A. River – Metropolis, August 2014 “Defining large...

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Natural Architecture, Accordin...

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[Translate] 08/19/2014 by Yoshi Silverstein   THE DIRT Woven branches. Green bamboo, curved while young to harden in place. Hives,...

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Texas couple builds 100 sq. ft...

Aug 19, 2014 by

[Translate] Kimberley Mok (@kimberleymok) Design / Tiny Houses © Ethan & Kelsey One of the big misconceptions about tiny homes is...

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Paper-Thin Walls

Aug 18, 2014 by

[Translate] AECOM specially engineers fiberglass to achieve Smiljan Radić’s vision for the Serpentine Pavilion. Shannon Sharpe ...

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Air conditioning has changed A...

Aug 18, 2014 by

[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Green Architecture CC BY 2.0 Lloyd Alter Over at Salon, Henry Grabar describes How air...

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Build a $300 underground green...

Aug 18, 2014 by

[Translate] Growers in colder climates often utilize various approaches to extend the growing season or to give their crops a boost,...

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New study confirms that switch...

Aug 18, 2014 by

[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Green Architecture © Michael Charters, Evolo Honorable Mention, 2013 A new study...

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Cool roofs offer a salve for h...

Aug 17, 2014 by

[Translate] White Roof Project Hacking the climate By Benjamin Mandel   GRIST From his office in the Berkeley hills, Art Rosenfeld...

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This architect builds with bee...

Aug 16, 2014 by

[Translate] Shigeru Ban Architects By Brentin Mock   GRIST One of my fascinating reads this past weekend was a profile in the New...

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World Architects Pledge Zero C...

Aug 15, 2014 by

[Translate] The METROPOLIS Blog Martin C. Pedersen The UIA has announced that its members have adopted the 2050 Imperative, which...

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Intelligent daylighting soluti...

Aug 15, 2014 by

[Translate] Derek Markham (@derekmarkham) Technology / Clean Technology © EcoNation The LightCatcher brings the sunlight indoors,...

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Cooking Table integrates appli...

Aug 15, 2014 by

[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)  TREEHUGGER Design / Kitchen Design © Caspar Sesslar Kitchens and dining tables go together....

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SIZE DOES MATTER

Aug 15, 2014 by

[Translate] A decent infographic showing the benefits of living in smaller spaces Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)  TREEHUGGER Design / Tiny...

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Magical thatched wooden pavili...

Aug 14, 2014 by

[Translate] Kimberley Mok (@kimberleymok) Design / Green Architecture © Emily Mannion, Thomas O’Brien Here on TreeHugger we are often...

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