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Charming off-grid Scandinavian-inspired tiny home is passive and energy efficient

Bright colors and light beckon people to NestHouse, designed by Jonathan Avery of Tiny House Scotland. Avery’s goal was to create a super sustainable, super efficient tiny home, and he succeeded with the gorgeous NestHouse. 21 more words

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An old factory building in Paris hides a transformable multipurpose space

The Director’s house is located alongside Seine in Paris’ 13th arrondissement. DATA architects kept the exterior of the existing building in original condition, and focused on redesigning the interior by providing a complete makeover. 44 more words

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How to choose a living tree to replant after Christmas

Purchase a Tree from a Nursery

Nurseries in most parts of the country sell young pines and fir trees, and the best way to find a tree is to call around to local nurseries and ask what’s in stock. 9 more words

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UPS rolls out first e-bike delivery in the United States

Leave it to Portland, Oregon to enjoy packages delivered by eBikes. The United Parcel Service (UPS) rolled out eBike delivery in the green city at the end of November. 11 more words

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Rotterdam's new Parkstad development puts urban parks on every block

The new Parkstad residential development will introduce a new city block typology to the city of Rotterdam. The project, designed by DELVA Landscape Architects and Powerhouse Company will consolidate three large city blocks and form parks in the heart of each one. 36 more words

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IUCN warns giraffes are in the process of a 'silent extinction'

Between 1985 and 2015, giraffe populations plummeted. Around 151,702 to 163,452 of the magnificent creatures graced the earth in 1985, but in 2015 populations were measured at just 97,562, a 36 to 40 percent decline, according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). 18 more words

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