ThermoWood Clad House

If I came across this home in the middle of the woods, I’d be a little scared. It definitely doesn’t look like a place where I want to live with its high grey walls. So why feature it? Because it’s clad entirely in so-called ThermoWood which is made it Finland. […]

Green Toilet Turns Waste into Electricity and Clean Water

Researchers at Cranfield University, UK, have come up with a green toilet, which is cheap, easy to maintain, needs no water to operate, and is capable of turning human excrement into electricity and clean water. […]

Homes Store Solar Power as Hydrogen for Later Use

While solar panels are a great source of renewable energy for a home, a lot of it is wasted, since the need for power is not always constant. A battery array is one way to solve this, but a series of homes recently built in Chiang Mai, Thailand, presents a different and cleaner solution. […]

Scalable Off-Grid Eco Cabin

Echo Living, a company from the UK, has recently unveiled a new small cabin design, which can be scaled up into a full sized residence. Besides being great to look at, it is also completely off-gird, and all around eco-friendly and green. […]

Clever Loft-Less Tiny House Design

Tiny homes are a great way to downsize, and many have found the freedom they never imagined possible by moving into one. However, living small comes with it’s own set of challenges, and adequate usable living area is not the least of them. […]

Greenhouse-Like Concept Used to Reduce Heating Costs of a Home

This recently completed off-the-grid home in Sapporo, Japan uses a greenhouse-like enclosure to keep the heating costs down. It’s not really a novel idea, but the way it is incorporated into this modern home is pretty brilliant. […]

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