Green Design

Seven Sustainable Design Firms That Will Help You Go Green

Design by ZeroEnergy Design. Photo by Eric Roth<b>ZeroEnergy Design, Boston</b>This sustainable design firm takes a multidisciplinary approach to going …

Sustainable Design

PATCO reopening Franklin Square Station with sleek new look

Renderings for the station have been released.<p>PATCO’s oft-forgotten Franklin Square Station, which has been closed for nearly 40 years, is getting a tune-up and an opening date.<p>The station at Seventh and Race streets is slated for a $26 million renovation project, which will wrap up in December of …

Design

Plastic straws are a thing of the past, but which reusable straw is best for the future?

The days where plastic straws and their wrappers litter the countertops of restaurants, coffee shops and fast food joints are nearing the end. With …

Environment

A sustainable tiny cabin powers this holographic lighthouse of the future

Lighthouses are beloved around the world for their architectural beauty and historical significance. But in recent times, the number of operational …

Tiny House Movement

Here's the scoop: The top 5 spots for ice cream and frozen yogurt in Catonsville

Looking to sample the best ice cream and frozen yogurt around town?<p>Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top ice cream and frozen yogurt spots in …

Flavors

A stunning solar-powered pavilion is planned for pasta company Barilla

London-based firm Open Architecture Systems has just unveiled designs for a gorgeous solar-powered pavilion for the Italian food company Barilla. …

Design

Charming home uses local, natural materials to pay homage to a chestnut tree

Young Czech architecture firm Valarch Studio has completed a modest yet elegant family house built largely of timber to reference the property’s old …

Design

World’s largest Victorian glasshouse receives a glorious restoration

After five years of restoration work, the iconic Temperate House recently reopened to the public, bringing with it an astounding 10,000 plants — many …

Design

A sustainable campus is built from 22 recycled shipping containers

The International Sustainable Development Studies Institute in Thailand is taking its own teachings to heart with the an eco-friendly campus crafted …

Design

Lè Architecture / Aedas

<b>Location and Context</b><br>Nangang is a fast-emerging district in southeastern Taipei, with major facilities such as Financial Park, Software Park, …

Architecture

Harvest your own produce at this solar-powered wellness retreat

The Inn at Moonlight Beach, located near San Diego, puts a fresh spin on wellness retreats. The inn was built with the WELL Building Standards in …

Design

Sustainable desert home has a small water footprint in Nevada

Las Vegas-based Hoogland Architecture designed the Arroyo House, a forever home for a couple with a penchant for the outdoors and sustainable design. …

Design

Germany premieres the first hydrogen-powered train in the world

At last, the world’s first hydrogen-powered trains have made their global debut in the northern countryside of Germany. As of Monday, two Coradia …

Environment

LAWSON's Karaage-kun Snacks Get Eevee Makeover

Since the announcement of the Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! Nintendo Switch games, the furry and brown Pokémon has slowly …

Twitter

We love electric scooters — but is the Bird trend actually bad for the environment?

The debut of electric scooter programs in cities such as Austin, Washington D.C. and San Diego has been making headlines with promises of cleaner …

Environment

Frank Gehry tops Facebook HQ expansion with a 3.6-acre rooftop park

Facebook recently unveiled a peek inside MPK 21, its newest campus building designed by Frank Gehry and built in less than 18 months. Created as an …

Workstations

Coop launches fragrance that smells of old milk to combat food waste

Food waste is a major issue all around the world, but one Swedish company is doing something about it. Coop has officially launched an ‘Old Milk’ …

Environment

This 1970s Airstream is an off-grid oasis for a family of six

Moving from a spacious contemporary home into a tiny home would be daunting for anyone, but Jonathan and Ashley Longnecker made the huge life change …

Tiny House Movement

From a $240 bamboo eco cottage to a treehouse and a property carved into a CAVE: The top 10 most popular Airbnb listings of all time

While once upon a time a holiday meant a stay in a hotel, these days people are all about home-sharing to get a more authentic travel experience.<p>And …

Lifestyle (UK)

Philadelphia Police Searching For 2 Young Brothers Who Went Missing In Mill Creek Section

<b>Follow CBSPHILLY</b> <b>Facebook</b> <b>|</b> <b>Twitter</b><p><i>PHILADELPHIA (CBS)</i> — Police are searching for two young brothers who went missing in the Mill Creek section of …

Green Design

Green Towson Alliance Presents 'Green Series'

The workshop on Sept. 22 is the first of a series at the Towson Library about living green.<p><b>From GTA:</b> This fall, an innovative series of "Green" …

Libraries

An off-grid cabin on a remote island is inspired by Japanese design

Tasmania-based firm Maguire + Devine Architects has created a gorgeous Japanese-inspired, off-grid tiny cabin tucked away into a remote island off …

Design

Passive House-inspired home ushers in spectacular Grand Tetons views

The sublime beauty of the Grand Tetons is fully embraced in the stunning House of Fir, a forever home that boasts sustainable and durable elements …

Design

Striking fiber-reinforced plastic facade fronts new R&D facility

This new R&D facility by Morphosis was designed for South Korean textile specialist Kolon Group. It sports a distinctive shading system made from …

Solar Panels

Shipping containers become a spectacular plant-covered gallery

São Paulo-based architecture studio SuperLimão and architect Gabriela Coelho recently completed GSC, a massive multi-use collector’s gallery built …

Design

Retro-inspired beach hut rotates to catch the sun's rays all day long

London-based JaK Studio has just unveiled a retro beach hut that rotates to follow the position of the sun. Located on the popular Eastbourne Beach, …

Tiny House Movement

DIY fall decor using upcycled items from thrift stores

Fall is a great time to bust out new decorations, but you don’t have to break the bank to make your house stand out. Making DIY fall decor is a great …

DIY

Henning Larsen unveils green, mountain-inspired buildings for Shanghai

Henning Larsen Architects has unveiled designs for the first phase of the “The Springs,” a mixed-use development currently underway in Shanghai that …

Public Health

NY man spends 6 years building this incredible, energy-efficient hobbit home

A lot of lives have been touched by the <i>Lord of the Rings</i> films, but super fan Jim Costigan took it one step further by building his own Bag …

Tiny House Movement

Be Curios: Meet the Green Box

Sustainability is becoming a key way in which companies can share their stories. The latest installment of Curios celebrates all things sustainable. …

Sustainable Design