In early January 2013, Kenya's oldest English-language school, the Maseno School, opened new dormitories for 720 students, and it had a couple of problems. Pit latrines and a faulty sewage system
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"Send a smile, save a tree". That's the slogan coined by a new gifting app called Congrats, which encourages folks to send heartfelt greetings without harming any trees. Considering that over 300,000
The master plan is organized around four distinct but connected urban spaces located along the path of the metro line. These spaces are diverse in character and range from the classical plazas located
If you're worried about keeping warm and cozy these next few months, look no further than our video on how to button up your home for the cold season and cut your utility bills while you're at it! We've
Art doesn't have to be limited to canvases mounted to the walls—the shelves you use to display your books and keepsakes can be works of art too. Eco-friendly furniture brand Formabilio demonstrates that
Modern nomads and nature lovers will fall in love with the Wide Path Camper for its eco-friendly concept and small size, but those in worse shape than Tour de France cyclists may experience trouble trying
The choice of low environmental impact sources of energy is one of the founding principles of sustainability, but many people often forget that we have the potential to create energy via our own
Tietgenkollegiet is 7 stories tall and contains 360 rooms set up in blocks of twelve. Each room faces the outside of the circle and has panoramic views of the channel and other surroundings. The common
You don't need to hack down a pine or fir tree to decorate your home or office this holiday season: this infographic offers 6 different ideas for fabulous DIY holiday trees that you can create to spruce
Wooden watch brand WeWOOD recently launched the Kappa Nut, their latest addition to their line of natural wooden watches. Made from 100% natural walnut, the Kappa Nut is hypoallergenic and toxin-free. The
The University of British Columbia has a new, eco-friendly addition: a 15-foot stainless steel in-vessel composter called the CityPod. Recently installed in the university's new recycling room, the
Green Building in Cold Climates: Inhabitat Interview with Bernat and Kate of Maison Durable Portneuf
We've seen many examples of how well green buildings can work in temperate and warm climates, but what about the harsher conditions that can lash homes in rural Quebec? Inhabitat recently had the
Sprout's commitment to the environment is evident in each one of their uniquely crafted watches. Every single one of Sprout's watches are happily designed in a variety of environmentally sensitive
In addition to chilly weather and the smell of wood smoke in the air, there's another aspect of winter that can be counted on year after year: the inevitable cold that everyone seems to come down with.
Make An Impressive Upcycled Bottle Gift This Year In Under Two Minutes with the Kinkajou Bottle Cutter!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfdplBNPiWs#t=135 During the last few holiday seasons you may have encountered some gifts made from recycled wine and beer bottles. We love this sort of thing on
Although the tree houses are custom made to order, the company builds each project with eco-friendly principles. Cutting edge computer technology is first used to detail every building aspect, and then
For those who may be unaware, there is a common and saddening epidemic that exists in today’s textile industry, where impoverished textile workers labor in cotton fields and factories
Everyone knows that cremation is bad for the environment, and there are always more sustainable options for your funeral—such as liquidation or being frozen in liquid nitrogen. However, Eternal Reefs
Italian eco-friendly furniture brand Formabilio launched Duale, a double-faced wood and metal dining table designed by Luca Binaglia. Created to accommodate up to eight people, the contemporary and
Although many aspects of the home are crisp and modern, there's also a strong rustic aesthetic that pays tribute to its locale. Built with rustic materials, the exposed beams and barn
Whether you're looking to save some green or want a greener, more eco-friendly lifestyle, improving your home's energy efficiency is one of the best first steps you can take to achieving your goals. The
You know that Halloween is just a few days away, right? Don't worry: it snuck up on us too, and now we're scrambling to decorate the house with a suitable number of scary items so we can celebrate in
A new campaign by students at a British University encourages students to take their first pee of the day in their morning shower. And before we all lapse into a collective ewwww, the 'Go With the Flow'
The Cazucá community is currently home to around 70,000 people and is marked by extreme poverty and poor access to public services. In order to address these issues, the Nukanti Foundation teamed up
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