Towers covered with greenery are not a new idea and the first ones are already getting built around the globe in an effort to fight the alarming pollution present in some cities. Now the Paris suburb of Villiers sur Marne is getting its own such tower. The so-called ForÃªt Blanche (which translates to White Forest) was designed by the famous architect Stefano Boeri, who is no stranger to proposing such vertical forest buildings. Towers based on his designs are already getting built in Switzerland and Milan, while a whole city of such towers is being planned in southern China. […]
I prefer rustic style tiny homes over the more modern, minimalist ones, and the new creation by tiny house maker Wood & Heart, based in New Hampshire, is a prime example of everything done right. The tiny house is called Legacy and is made of mostly reclaimed materials, which only adds to its rustic charm. This is the first tiny home built by the company and theyâ€™ve entered the market in a big way with it, as far as Iâ€™m concerned. […]
When it comes to flooring your home, you canâ€™t go wrong with hardwood flooring. Maple and oak floors donâ€™t just look nice they have other benefits including:
Theyâ€™re easily cared for
Theyâ€™ll last a long time
Theyâ€™re easily restored and maintained
Theyâ€™re always in style
They have natural insulation properties
They work to improve […]
Jim Guild and Nunzie Gould don’t just want to build places to live. They want to create homes that live forever.
They approach every project with a commitment not only to their clients, but to community, and the environment.Â They think deeply not only about the layout of the house, but how what they are […]
Historyâ€™s timeline of structural innovations â€“ from ancient Roman aqueducts to cathedrals with soaring rooflines, castles to neighborhoods of mass-manufactured buildings â€“ reads like a primer of Buildings 101. Each has helped us refine our construction methods and building efficiencies, but over time that progress has cost our planet precious resources.
Typical structural building components like […]
From Video conferencing to Emails: Character of a Modern Business is linked to a Greener, Better Tomorrow
“Climate change is real, it is happening right now. It is the most urgent threat facing our entire species, and we need to work collectively together and stop procrastinating. We need to support leaders around the world who do not speak for the big polluters, but who speak for all of humanity, for the indigenous people of the world, for the billions and billions of underprivileged people out there who would be most affected by this. For our childrenâ€™s children and for those people out there whose voices have been drowned out by the politics of greed.”-Leonardo Di Caprio spoke these riveting words during this Oscar accepting at the academy this year. 2015 recorded as the hottest year in the history of the modern world, scientists and experts calling for a united stand of the leading Governments of the world to tackle the problem collectively. […]