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Announcing: Our $8500 Method Laundry Room Makeover Winner!

Announcing: Our $8500 Method Laundry Room Makeover Winner!

You may remember our $8500 Laundry Room Makeover contest, where we teamed up with Method to give away an incredible green laundry room renovation. Well, more than 100,000 entries later we're thrilled to

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Deceiving Shipping Container Home That Doesn’t Look Like One

Deceiving Shipping Container Home That Doesn’t Look Like One

Built out of three insulated shipping containers and stacked on two levels with a two-story atrium in the middle, this home packs a lot into a small footprint. Coming in at only 1,350 sq feet, the home

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Blu Homes Releases New Unfolding Balance Home

Blu Homes Releases New Unfolding Balance Home

Blu Homes is making waves in the modular housing world and just today released yet another spectacular energy efficient prefab home. The Blu |Balance home is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 16' foot ceilinged

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Green Depot is New York State’s First LEED Platinum Retail Building

Green Depot is New York State’s First LEED Platinum Retail Building

Green Depot -- the largest US green building supplier -- just received New York State's first LEED Platinum rating for a retail store for their flagship NYC location. The Depot -- located at 222 Bowery in

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Green Laundry 101: Green Your Laundry Room

Green Laundry 101: Green Your Laundry Room

Most people would love it if their laundry rooms could be more efficient and frankly, more attractive - we hate spending time in there, but when we do, we might as well enjoy it, right? Luckily, the world

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Solar Powered Treehouse Classrooms Unveiled in the UK

Solar Powered Treehouse Classrooms Unveiled in the UK

Recently the Elleray Preparatory School in the UK unveiled an incredible set of tree-top classrooms. Situated in the Lake District National Park, the three green-built class pods stand on stilts connected

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2009 World Architecture Festival Winners Announced

2009 World Architecture Festival Winners Announced

The 2009 World Architecture Festival took place this week in Barcelona, drawing great minds to discuss, learn, share and award excellent architectural designs and completed projects. This year's theme

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Blu Homes

PREFAB FRIDAY: Blu Homes

Blu Homes is a relative newcomer to the prefab design world. That being said, they are in the midst of two projects that should be completed by Spring 2009. One is in Blue River, Colorado and the other is

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Light the World Using Dirt Powered Fuel Cells!

Light the World Using Dirt Powered Fuel Cells!

Take a little bit of soil, add some microbes, a little bit of human ingenuity and you'll find yourself with the most unlikely source of power ever - dirt! Building off of this simple concept, a team from

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Container House by Leger Wanaselja

PREFAB FRIDAY: Container House by Leger Wanaselja

We've featured a variety of different shipping container homes, from a quick emergency shelter, to LOT-EK's container home kit, student housing , and even an entire container city in London. One thing's

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SOLAR DECATHLON 2007: University of Colorado Solar House

SOLAR DECATHLON 2007: University of Colorado Solar House

One of the biggest highlights from the 2007 Solar Decathlon comes from reigning victor University of Colorado- and the design is proving once again that the team has what it takes to be solar design

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SOLCOOL SOLAR-POWER AIR CONDITIONER

SOLCOOL SOLAR-POWER AIR CONDITIONER

Since the hottest months of the year are also the sunniest - the idea of using solar energy to power your air-conditioner makes perfect sense. In fact we're frankly amazed that its taken so long to

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