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Scandinavian Style Meets Sustainable Design Inside This Montreal Home

A style like Scandinavian perfectly lends itself to green design because of its innate simplicity, practicality and emphasis on the minimal aspect of …

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Sustainable Montreal House Showcases How Modern Homes Can Be Ecological and Ergonomic

When <i>Sabine Karsenti</i> decided to chalk up plans for her new house, unlike most of us the first thing she had in mind seems to be the well-being of the …

Cozy cabin made from recycled materials achieves LEED Gold

Canadian firm Architecture Casa constructed a cozy cabin along Quebec’s St. Lawrence River that exists in harmony with its surroundings. Elevated …

This prefab London backyard studio is as cool as a custom cottage

This modern garden studio outside London looks totally custom, but it’s not. The cedar-clad structure, which does double-duty as a home office and …

My Top Three Choices For Green Holiday Gifts

As an environmentalist, people are always asking me what the greenest holiday gift is that you can give to someone. This holiday season has been no different. My answer falls into three categories.<p><b>#1 Buy from a company that has a sustainable policy that matches your values.</b><p>There is no easier way to …

11 Healthy Food Trends You Need To Know In 2017

It’s been a big year for some…interesting food trends. Our Instagram feeds saw an endless scroll of avocado roses, rainbow bagels, and ridiculous …

7 stunning eco destinations to see before it's too late

Travel is a double-edged sword for the eco-minded among us. On the one hand, we long to visit the world's diverse and awe-inspiring destinations. On …

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Gorgeous KOA surfboard with herring bone pattern at our Whalers Village store. 808-667-7422. #surfboards. #hawaii. #koa. #surf | Early Surf Culture

Gorgeous KOA surfboard with herring bone pattern at our Whalers Village store. 808-667-7422. #surfboards. #hawaii. #koa. #surf

Wood and Glass Home in Australia Displays ‘Coastal Modernity’

This modern wood and glass home, designed by <b>InForm</b>, is located on the Mornington Peninsula near Melbourne, Australia. Dubbed <b>Blairgowrie 2</b>, the house …

How To Care For Your Cashmere

1. Use the handwash cycle on your machine to wash your cashmere, and then lay it out to dry flat on a towel. This means it won't lose its shape.<p>2. If …

31 Tiny Changes That'll Make This Year Awesome

Start waking up at 5 a.m. to go for a run every single day! Pack a healthy lunch every single day! Completely give up sugar, carbs, dairy, alcohol, gluten, and every food that has ever elicited joy! Noticing a theme? Most New Year's resolutions are made with the best of intentions, but they're …

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13 Geometric Paint Jobs You’ll Love Right Now

Nothing dresses up a plain wall or drab piece of furniture like a fresh coat of paint. Make that coat of paint geometric and your decor goes to a whole other stylish level. From abstract wall designs to colorful painted cabinets, these mod geometric patterns offer a super easy way to upgrade your …

How These Communities Save Energy—and Time for What Matters

In a growing number of modern-day villages known as cohousing, people are seeking a greater connection with the environment and each other.<p>Every winter near solstice time, residents of EcoVillage Ithaca gather in a darkened room around a spiral of evergreen boughs laid on the floor. A single lit …

Apparently, Living in This Glass House Could Finally Make You Happy

People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones, but they might not even want to in the first place since they're so happy all the time, according to the team of scientists and architects behind "Photon House." The 485-square-foot houses are selling for $330,000, or $415,000 for the luxury …

How Your Morning And Nighttime Routines Affect Your Health

After you read up on the consequences, both good and bad, of your habits, it may be time for a tweak or two.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Foods That Are Making You Sleepy

The top 10 architecture and design trends of 2015

Dezeen editor Anna Winston identifies 10 of the key architecture and design trends of 2015, including ocean plastic, floating buildings and …

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