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the maintenance-free house

If you own a home, maintenance-free may seem like a dream. Arkitema Architects, out of Denmark, are trying to develop and build upon the concept, transforming it into a future reality via the MiniCO2 Houses development project. 697 more words

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HEALTHY NURSERY AND CHILDREN’S ROOMS

Watch our latest video on toxicity in rooms and helpful tips on how they can be prevented! :)

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-Sandra Leigh Morris, RID, LEED AP

reduce. reuse. remodel. green-ovate!

Focus on the environment is definitely not new, but I do expect an increasing amount of attention to be paid to the efficiency of homes. As an example, homes in Ontario are now being encouraged to include their… 283 more words

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What is Sustainable Design?

Sustainable design seeks to reduce negative impacts on the environment, and the health and comfort of building occupants, thereby improving building performance. The basic objectives of sustainability are to reduce consumption of non-renewable resources, minimize waste, and create healthy, productive environments. 95 more words

Architectural Design

skit: a cross-shaped micro-home

Skit is a concept home designed by Georgian architect, Dachi Papuashvili. His goal was to create a single-person home using waste construction materials and sustainable measures for generating heat, water, and electricity. 230 more words

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Caterpillar House: Shipping Containers Meet Modern Design

Built for an art collector, the Caterpillar House, is of exceptional function and design. This home, built by architect, Sebastián Irarrázaval, is located in Santiago, Chile. 60 more words

Cargotecture

New York Botanical Garden

Hello! I hope everyone enjoyed their Labor Day! I wanted to share with you my Labor Day excursion to the New York Botanical Gardens. First, just let me say what a beautifully enchanted place. 114 more words

Green Design