Modern Home That’s Sustainable Through and Through


The architecture firm LGA recently designed a new house in Toronto, Canada called the Bedford Park House. This home was designed and built in a sustainable way from the ground up. The home blends in with the neighborhood, and is spacious enough for a large family, all while being very green.


By |May 13th, 2015|Modern design|0 Comments

TetraPaks Turned into LED Lamps


It’s no secret that TetraPaks are a huge problem when it comes to protecting the environment, and so far, other than disposing of them properly, not much can be done with them once they are empty. That is until now! The Italian design studio Fatello! has come up with a way to upcycle TetraPaks into very nice looking lamps.


By |May 8th, 2015|Green Tech|0 Comments

Earth Sheltered Home Fit For Hobbits and Men


Earth sheltered homes are a prime example of sustainable living and this is one of the best I’ve seen. As seen on Living Big In A Tiny House, the so-called Underhill, is an impressive and unique earth-sheltered home that was constructed by Graham Hannah in Waikato, New Zealand.


By |May 6th, 2015|Green Building|0 Comments

Simple and Effective Grey-water Recycling System


Water shortage is becoming a noticeable problem in a lot of areas of the world due to climate change and over population. That is why low flow and grey water recycling fixtures are so welcome. One of these is the new ReFlow G2RSystem, which is, according to its designers, the Vancouver-based Re-Flow team, capable of saving up to 30 percent of the average household’s water use.


By |April 29th, 2015|Green Tech|0 Comments

Tent-Like Home in the Woods


Tents are one of the oldest forms of shelter in the world, and architect Hiroshi Nakamura and NAP studio of Japan were inspired to recreate it in a more permanent way. The finished product is a weekend home for an eco-conscious couple and resembles a set of tipis erected under the canopies in a wooded area of the Nasu district of the Tochigi prefecture in Japan.


By |April 22nd, 2015|Modern architecture|0 Comments

Tiny House Inspired by Japanese Minimalism


Architect Todd Miller of Oregon Cottage Company recently designed this awesome Japanese architecture inspired tiny home. The client it was built for had grown up in Japan and wanted a home that resembled a traditional Japanese tearoom.


By |April 21st, 2015|Modern design|7 Comments