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Will Your Next Building Be Made of LEGOs?

Will your next building be made of LEGOs? No, not those tiny bricks your kids leave all over the house that you step on in the middle of the night and end up screaming like a banshee about. 143 more words

Design

The Indigenous Gardener Magazine Covers the Gorgeous Green Roof

Six pages of gorgeous images and step-by-step guidelines to create a living roof.  The Indigenous Gardener Magazine has done a wonderful job.  Be inspired!  Enjoy!

Climate Change or Climate Exploitation?

A prominent issue that has been discussed vigorously over the past few decades and recently for ourselves in our lectures, is an idea that most of us assume to be familiar with – climate change. 590 more words

The Little House

This is an accessory dwelling unit that we built as a rental. The house qualified for an earth advantage platinum rating.
http://www.earthadvantage.org/our-work/the-benefits-of-certification.html

The 400 square foot ADU features a vaulted ceiling, concrete floors, and windows providing natural light. 40 more words

Renovation

Chicago’s Bringing Urban Orchards Back…Wait, What’s an Urban Orchard?

In news that gives me hope for the future, the city of Chicago—led by a rag-tag group of urban farmers—will break ground on an urban orchard later this year. 177 more words

Sustainability