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Stylish Eco-Friendly Villas Renew More Than They Consume

In the city of Kunming located in Southwest China, Vincent Callebaut Architectures has designed 45 stunning villas they call Flavours Orchard. Determined to pioneer an eco-friendly lifestyle, the stylish structures are meant to encourage a close and intimate relationship with the natural …

Time Crunch Training: 15-Minutes to Wider Shoulders

Revit vs. ArchiCAD

Workflow

PERRO ROBOT INCREIBLEMENTE REAL

Peter Lindemann - Open System Thermodynamics - August 13, 2013

You Ignore Reality But Cant Ignore The Consequences Of ignori…

You Ignore Reality But Cant Ignore The Consequences Of ignoring Reality Global Warming Is HERE AND ITS REAL.<p>The first law of thermodynamics is energy cannot be created or destroyed. Energy can be transformed, but must come from somewhere. For example, chemical energy in the form of burning coal is transforms liquid water to high pressure steam (mechanical energy) which can be harnessed to drive a turbine. The turbine’s motion can be used to power a generator that changes the mechanical energy …

An idealized model for a system that would store large amount…

An idealized model for a system that would store large amounts of electrical energy by heating a tank of fluid has been developed by a physicist in Germany. The model is based on the concept of pumped heat electricity storage (PHES), which is a family of energy-storage technologies being developed worldwide to store electricity generated by intermittent sources such as wind turbines or solar panels. This latest research could help boost both the energy and cost efficiencies of these storage …

Interview : Exciting Eco-Friendly Contemporary Garden Rooms By The English Designer Ben Lord

One of the strongest trends nowadays, in the world of design, focuses on sustainability. I find it very curious and exciting to see the world more …

Bushwick's Aelfie Studio Transforms Old T-Shirts into Super-Soft Throw Rugs

Brooklyn’s Aelfie Design Studio has made a business out of transforming old t-shirts into super-soft, one-of-a-kind rugs. Designed by Joedega, the …

T-shirts

Fallen Tree Bench: Organic Chaos Meets Linear Minimalism

At one extreme, some woodworkers carve and cut endlessly at wood until the material is hardly recognizable – at the other, some craftsmen go for a …

Westbury Crescent Residence In Perth Gets A Modern Makeover

An efficient and smart design is not always about throwing out the old and bringing in new tech gadgets and innovations. Sometimes, a perfect …

Reclaimed Teak

It is what it is- a reclaimed teak rocker. Yet, without an image next to that title you might think of a more antiquated version that would not work …

Furniture

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What Makes a Building Green ?

At Freshome we’ve talked a great deal about about green homes and buildings. And while we know that you understand that “green” means environmentally …

Ukraine's Unusual Friend House Hotel is Made From Clay, Reeds and Wood

Nestled in a Ukrainian forest sits a very unusual hotel that looks as if it's been built by a bird like the Rufous Hornero. Made entirely from local, …

Architecture

Couple Built A House Made of Windows

You know when you’re kinda baked and you have an awesome idea like “We should build a house out of windows so we don’t have to go outside to see the …

Articles about easy being green 5 incredible sustainable homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Alternative materials help a house in California’s wine country tread lightly on the land.<p>Decades after they met as teenagers on a Montauk beach, Manhattanites Victoria and Greg Pryor returned to Long Island to build a...<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by …

Easy Ways to Go Green with Your Construction

The green living mantra is not going away any time soon. Here are easy ways to include eco-friendly ideas into your construction, for a sustainable …

Articles about dwell homes grid on Dwell.com - Dwell

Ever wanted to be in Dwell? We're gathering submissions for our special issue on our readers' own houses.<p>During the conference, Dwell’s exclusive home tours offered the rare chance to visit some of the most inspiring private...<p>After a successful kick-off program in San Diego, we’re now making our …

Reclaimed Pallets Turned Into Furniture In An Albanian Company office

Using pallets to create furniture is definitely not a new concept but, each time, the result is different and unique. This company office from …

Furniture

Parasite Production by Samuel Treindl

<b>London Design Festival 2013:</b> German designer Samuel Treindl has made a clock, lamp and other products from shapes cut out of existing furniture (+ …

Man Builds Geodesic Bucky Houseboat for Around $2,000

Michael Weekes’ “Pride of Buffalo” is a geodesic houseboat that he built himself for about $2,000. Made of plywood and recycled gallon storage …

Design

Even a Toilet Can Be Cute

Old-school “water-closets” (those toilets with the reservoir mounted on the wall, suspended above the bowl) use gravity to force water into the bowl. …

Boeing 747 Converted Into A Hostel In Stockholm

When flying long distances you often fall asleep in the plane and it’s not the most comfortable feeling in the world. That has drastically changed in …

Patrick Blanc creates world's tallest vertical garden for Jean Nouvel's Sydney tower

<b>News:</b> Jean Nouvel's One Central Park residential tower in Sydney will feature the world's tallest vertical garden by botanist Patrick Blanc.<p>Blanc, …