Scott Carpenter

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These folks feed their family with a garden in their swimming pool — and you can, too

When Dennis and Danielle McClung bought a foreclosed home in Mesa, Ariz., in 2009, their new yard featured a broken, empty swimming pool. Instead of …

Swimming Pools

The “Seelenkiste” cabin concept by Bauhaus-University Professor Michael Loudon

The “Seelenkiste” cabin concept by Bauhaus-University Professor Michael Loudon.<p>Via Joan Childs

Penda's Fastener-Free, Re-usable Bamboo Structural System

Something you see a lot of in New York is workers assembling or disassembling a metal scaffold, but you almost never see them made out of new-looking …

Zero-energy house of the future could be lurking in your neighborhood

Wondering what houses will look like in the future? Wonder no longer! Gaze upon the net-zero energy test house built by the National Institute of …

How to Build a Natural Swimming Pool - DIY

<i>Learn how to build a natural swimming pool in order to create a cooling summer retreat for your homestead.</i><p>Whether you like to practice your dolphin …

Articles about modern energy efficient smart home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Using a combination of passive design principles and active technologies, LGA Architectural Partners forges a smart,...<p>To complement our July/August issue's Smart Home product package, we've programmed a series of panels that cover the latest...<p>Are you looking for some efficient ways to save energy …

Frank Lloyd Wright

The secret to richer, carbon-capturing soil? Treat your microbes well

Imagine if someone invented machines to suck carbon out of the atmosphere — machines that were absurdly cheap, autonomous, and solar powered, too. …

Farming

Advice on Building a Permanent Chicken Coop

<i>This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Thank you for supporting Lovely Greens</i><p>Shares 108<p>Week four of our DIY Homesteading series …

Care and Cultivation of Permanent Garden Beds

One of the basic tenets of organic gardening is to put as much effort into improving soil fertility as you put into growing your crops. When you use …

Gardening