Nearly everyone strives to be sustainable, but avoiding chemical cleaners in your home and recycling plastic bottles isnâ€™t nearly enough to call yourself green. In particular, you should look to how you treat your outdoor spaces: If you are pouring oceans-worth of water on your lawn every day, and if you must replace the dead […]
Gardening for Beginners
Beginning your journey as a gardener may seem like a daunting task, but when you begin you will wonder why you didnâ€™t get started earlier. It really is a fantastic way to spend your time and watching your garden develop thanks to your hard work will give you a real sense of achievement. […]
New York City-based artist collective, Mosstika, has been utilizing their guerilla tactics in an effort to â€œevoke the call of man back to nature.â€ Believing that our relationships to territories would be more balanced if we all had our own gardens, Mosstika artists bring together nature and art in the creation of touchable, living art in unexpected places.
Recently, Green Builder Media released a video of its president, Ron Jones, being shown the permeable pavement solution from GreenRock as demonstrated by Mark Sapiro, Co-CEO of Structure Home at VISION House Los Angeles.
The Empowerhouse, a home that produces all of its own energy, has just been built in a Washington D.C. neighborhood. It was designed by students at the New School and Stevens Institute of Technology as part of a Solar Decathlon design competition, which partnered with the D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development. This made one of the competitionâ€™s homes a reality for the first time ever. […]
This gorgeous Bala Park Island cabin designed by Altius Architecture is a 3-bedroom, 2,200 square foot seasonal home located near Lake Muskoka in Ontario, Canada. The home is separated into two sides, consisting of a public and open kitchen, dining and living areas, and a side with private bedrooms. The roof contains clerestory windows, offering views of the nearby ridge, and the Douglas Fir roof joists allow for a clean pattern across the ceiling on the ground floor. […]