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Pond House is Both Gorgeous and Super Efficient

Holly & Smith Architects, a firm out of Louisiana, have recently finished the so-called Pond House. As the name suggests, this home is located right near a pond on a 15.5 acre (6.27 hectare) plot of land in Louisiana, USA. […]

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Old Museum Becomes a New Home

Progress and modernization does not need to be all about getting rid of the old, and the same holds true when it comes to sustainable design and renovations. While not always the case, it does sometimes make more sense to renovate a building rather than tear it down and build something else in its place. […]

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Gorgeous and Roomy Mobile Tiny Home

The company Esk’et Tiny House recently finished one of the most unique tiny homes we’ve seen in a while. At 280-sqaure-feet it’s larger than we’re used to seeing and the way the achieved such spaciousness is by employing a number of unique solutions. […]

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Home Made From Recycled Materials

Tiny homes are sustainable to begin with, but when they are also made mostly using recycled materials they are pretty much perfect when it comes to eco-living. The home pictured above is exactly that. It was built in New Zealand by American expats Patrick and Cori and about 80% of the materials they used were recycled. […]

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Sustainable Local Community Garden Architecture

A team of architecture students from the California State Polytechnic University have designed a sustainable community garden, which will be constructed using a combination of recycled shipping containers and rammed earth. […]

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Unique Lamps Made From Recycled Coffee Filters

While a lot of thought (and advertising) goes into alerting buyers where the coffee they drink comes from, not a whole lot is said about the coffee filters used to brew it. Vilma Farrell, a Brazilian journalist living in New York City has come up with an ingenious and unique way to recycle, or upcycle these filters. […]

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