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Backyard Room

Make more use of your home's lot with a Backyard Room. Ranging in size from just over 5 to nearly 23 square meters, they can be configured as …

Stunning modern house in Brazil's rain forest has cozy sunken living room, green roof

Absolutely gorgeous<p>What brilliant person would have ever thought to place a conversation pit in a house set in the jungle? That would be the folks at Studio MK27, the São Paulo-based firm led by Marcio Kogan behind the Ramp House and a penthouse lined with bookshelves. Though it’s more of a …

Architecture

How Barcelona “superblocks” return city streets to the people

As in Singapore and everywhere else in big urban cities around the world, air pollution and traffic congestions is a major problem for city planners …

Top 100 Eco Design Ideas in September

The top September 2016 eco design ideas explore a range of concepts for helping consumers from all walks of life tread lightly upon the earth, while …

Taka Smart Plans on Rewarding you to Dispose Solid Waste

One of the major problems in developing areas is the disposal of waste.<p>Solid waste basically means garbage from our homes and even businesses. …

Fears Iceland's largest volcano may erupt following earthquakes

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Icelandic Meteorological Office is on alert for a possible eruption from the country's largest volcano, Katla, after two earthquakes rattled the region.<p>The volcano, which stands at 1,500 meters (nearly 5,000 feet) tall, hasn't had a major eruption since 1918. Scientists say Katla …

As Housing Costs Soar, Two Homes Multiply to Seven

In Vancouver, an innovative approach to urban infill brings new life to a community.<p>For locals, Vancouver’s picture-postcard reputation and its public-planning triumphs do little to salve the fact that it has one of the highest costs of housing per capita in the world. It also has a serious issue …

Solar Shingles — Looking Back & Looking To The Future Of Rooftop Solar Power

Elon Musk promises a new type of solar energy product - the integrated roof that combines weather protection with the ability to make electricity. …

Solar Powered Desalination Concept Pipe to Desalinate Seawater into Drinkable Fluid

This <b>solar-powered desalination pipe</b> is a concept structure is a design proposal for 2016 land art generator initiative. It’s a futuristic pipe design …

How CO2 Pollution Could Be Turned Into Solar Energy

<b>The energy industry is going through revolutionary changes due to an increased push for clean energy technology and lower carbon emissions globally.</b> …

My Journey For An Off-Grid Sustainable Homestead — This man’s house is fire proof, tornado proof,...