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Micro Architecture: Jagged Wooden Structures Inspired by Ships

Sculptural, geometric woodworking covers the interior walls of ‘micro-architecture’ structures by design firm Fabbricabois, taking inspiration from …

Architecture

What happened to Architecture For Humanity?

Nonprofit architecture firm Architecture for Humanity rallied the world around the cause of humanitarian design, inspiring designers and idealists …

Aid to Cambodia rarely reaches the people it’s meant to help

Representatives of more than 3,000 governments and donor organizations are meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Wednesday. If past experience is indicative, they will pledge to provide hundreds of millions in aid.<p>Most of these donors should simply stay home.<p>Year after year, smiling Cambodian …

Cambodia tests mass use of repellents in fight against malaria

As world malaria day highlights efforts to combat the disease, the country makes plans to eliminate it by 2025<p>Cambodia's mortality rate from malaria has dropped sharply in the past 20 years and the government has ambitious plans to eliminate malaria entirely by 2025.<p>The free distribution of …

Building Trust International Constructs Sustainable Housing in Cambodia

Building Trust International, in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity and Karuna Cambodia, has realized three winning designs from the 2013 Future …

Architecture

Articles about sustainable single family homes cambodia on Dwell.com - Dwell

Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>An architect and his wife roll up their sleeves and create an affordable family residence in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.<p>Two families live large and comfortably in this beautiful, self-sufficient …

Architecture

4 Rivers Floating Eco Lodge | Cambodia

The 4 Rivers Floating Eco Lodge in Cambodia is unlike any place you´ve stayed before. The environmentally friendly resort has 12 stylish water …

Child sex trafficking: Why Cambodia?

Svay Pak is a poor fishing village on the outskirt of Cambodia's capital, Phnom Penh, known globally as a destination for child sex.<p>It's a place where mothers sell their own daughters to child traffickers, who supply them to brothels locally and across the country.<p>But how has such a perverse trade …

'Every Day in Cambodia' repeat showing

The Freedom Project documentary, "Every Day in Cambodia", first broadcast last year, airs again this weekend. The film, presented by actress Mira Sorvino, documents the appalling plight of children sold into sex slavery, sometimes by their own mothers, and the people fighting to stop the …

How students in Cambodia take up the fight against trafficking

Cambodia has a young population and awareness about the dangers of modern day slavery is spreading, thanks in part to student activists. During filming for the documentary "Every Day in Cambodia", actress Mira Sorvino met some of the teenagers who are warning communities against falling for the …

Cambodia in two weeks: holiday itinerary

Enchanting archaeological sites, atmospheric colonial towns and tropical beaches – Cambodia is an inviting and cheap getaway for intrepid travellers<p>Infrastructure in Cambodia is not as well developed as in neighbouring Thailand and Vietnam, and floods and poor roads make travel challenging during …

Cambodian floating toilets filter human waste naturally via wetland plants

The floating village of Prek Toal in Cambodia is putting the natural filtering power of wetland plants to work by using them to soak up contaminants …

'Transitioning Cambodia' Photos Show Vanishing Worlds Behind Rapid Development

Until just a few years ago, Boeung Kak Lake in the capital city of Phnom Penh was a prime tourist location and home to thousands of Cambodians. Today, it lies under the sand.<p>In 2007, a company owned by well-connected Cambodians received a lease to develop the land around the lake. Just a year after …

Asia

How One Startup Is Elevating Camping With A Tree House You Carry With You

After a design theft in China and amid a growing market, how the tree-tent company Tentsile is making waves in camping and ecotourism.<p>Alex Shirley-Smith was a tree house architect. In 2013, fed up with designing custom-made suspended abodes that bordered on the extravagant for his wealthy …

Suspended Dom'Up tree tents look like flying saucers in the forest

Dom'Up is a lightweight tree shelter that leaves no trace or impact on the surrounding environment. The brainchild of Dutch arboriculturist Druno de …

Treehouses

Best Of WordPress BuddyPress Themes

BuddyPress as well all know give us a power to run any kind of social network on our WordPress websites, with any number of member profiles, activity …

10 Amazing Photography WordPress Themes

WordPress and Web Design Freebie No.5

Share<p>Tweet<p>+1<p>Share<p>Pin<p>Shares 16<p>At Sourcewp, we try to bring you the best WordPress and web designing freebies from across the web. You can find some …

WordPress and Web Design Freebie No.7

Share<p>Tweet<p>+1<p>Share<p>Pin<p>Shares 37<p>As a part of daily WordPress freebie collection we try to bring you the best resources which can be used for your new …

Sites of the Week: Little Greenback, Molly & Me, Vince Frost and more

Today we're featuring awesome portfolios and online stores. Take a special look at Vince Frost's website and Molly & Me Pecans. Also check out the …

A hip-hop crew's take on old Detroit vs. the so-called new Detroit

Detroit Rocked City: The Land That Time, and Everyone Else, Forgot

Almost 20,000 families are homeless. Over 50% are unemployed. Nearly half of the City is functionally illiterate. 40% of the homes are without Internet access. The City, itself, is over $5 billion in debt, putting each family in the hole to the tune of approximately $4,500. Houses are being sold …

Water

'Detroiters stay out': racial blockades divide a city and its surburbs

Barriers have been erected over the course of the last year where Kercheval Avenue goes from predominantly black Detroit into a more opulent white suburb<p>On a quiet morning last December, Dionna Williams and Jason Rice wrapped up in warm clothes and readied themselves to “cross the border”.<p>No …

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The two Detroits: a city both collapsing and gentrifying at the same time

The downtown core is thriving, while just blocks away the rest of the city sinks further into ruin. Is a tiny pocket of wealth enough to fuel an entire city’s future?<p>James Cadariu was born and bred in a neighbourhood that’s now falling to pieces. In the late 1980s, Cadariu’s mother and brother were …

Urbanism

The Next Generation of DIY Urbanism Projects: So Much Cooler Than Parklets

Just wait til you see the PPPlanter on a street corner near you.<p>Park(ing) Day famously helped people all over the world re-envision the lowly parking spot, encouraging DIY urbanists for one day each fall to transform these spaces in their cities into parks, playgrounds, pop-up cafés – anything …

DIY: How to Plant a Personal Garden In a Small Urban Space

Many people bemoan the fact that they can’t grow their own food (or even flowers) because they lack any kind of garden space, but guess what? You can …

22 Movies Every Designer Should Watch On Netflix

In search of some inspiration? Then we have the movies for you!<p>Sometimes you take a look at your Netflix queue and think there’s nothing decent on the service. That’s not entirely true! Netflix has certainly lost its library of mainstream Hollywood films over the past few years. But for the …

Typography Mania #273

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design submitted by our users at …