As I write this, I'm chewing on a spicy little arugula seedling that I grew from within the last couple of weeks. Considering that it’s -15C outside right now where I am, and there’s a good 3” of
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For the Ballroom installation commissioned by the Federation Square Creative Program to promote public art at the 3.2 hectare mixed-use space near Melbourne's busiest railway station, Dougherty turned to
Tong wanted to create an independent store that contrasted from the big box stores and chain boutiques that surround the atrium in the mall. The resulting shop resembles a misshapen childhood fort, clad
Corrugated steel is great for durability and cost and the mansard roof helps to create the expansive space, which comprises 26 beds in 13 rooms. There is also a meditation hall, library and a dining hall.
The clients are a sporty family that also enjoy hosting a lot of parties. They also love the sun, even though there isn't much of that in Russia. So Kostelov used sustainably-sourced timber to create a
Rooftop solar installations are great for homeowners, or those with eco-conscious landlords - but what about the rest of us? Sharp recently announced a break-through in home solar technology that could
MATERIALS What you’ll need: An old window Measuring tape Hand saw Drill Wood screws Lumber for the front and sides Lumber for the base Wire mesh for the base Wire to hang the
Located in the Tavatuy community in the Sverdlovsk region of Russia, this funky, 228 square meter home really does look like some kind of wild sea creature. Inside, the top level of the home, the main
A team from UCLA has developed a new transparent solar cell that has the ability to generate electricity while still allowing people to see outside. In short, they’ve created a solar
A modern insert with stoic neighbors, the Topazz hotel is nonetheless respectful of its surroundings. Given the tiny footprint of just 153 square meters, the designers conceived irregular windows to bring
The banks of shades are composed of individual petals, each pivoting from the bottom of a hexagonal grid and attached to the adjacent one with a threaded connection. Each horizontal row has its own
Adding some peace to your everyday life could be as simple as owning a bit of moss in a jar. Dubbed Mosser, this quirky and cute piece of nature is really just a ball of moss living inside a glass jar.
Martin’s most recent project, called “Biografies”, is based in her home town of Madrid. Biografies incorporates three of Madrid’s historic buildings - cascades of books pour out of each building
Charging your phone just got a whole lot easier and more energy-efficient with XD Design's brilliant solar charger, which sticks to windows to maximize its exposure to the sun's rays. Instead of having to
One of the most important requirements for this home was to create an enduring relationship between the home's interior and the natural splendor outside. This is achieved by tucking away the garage and
Developed as Matz’ senior diploma project at architecture school, the Blocket Mini house sits on the edge of a lush property behind a main house. Set beneath the thick canopy of a tree, the structure
We've been fans of Window Farm's edible gardens for long while, and just in time for the holiday season the team has evolved their fantastic gardening systems to create a brand new stand-up version of
Artist Wim Delvoye has proven he is the master of transforming disused machinery and tires into gorgeous works of art. But the artist also has a sinister side. His Chapel series features haunting stained
During the workshop nearly 30 students came together to develop the initial RAKE concept, from the first design stages to its final construction in August. The plot selected for the art gallery project
The project is an extension of a small home that was getting very cramped housing three generations of a family. The tiny lot, lack of privacy, and narrow streets catalyzed a fresh design approach that
High-rise buildings require a lot of energy to cool in the summer, but they have relatively little space on their small roofs for solar arrays. This quandary got Pythagorus Solar of San Mateo,
The 45 x 45 meter building kept complexity to a minimum in order to make the most of available space and daylight. The dotted exterior walls contain thousands of round windows sized at 200, 250 and 300
Solar panels often conjure up images of clumsy, dark sheets lined up in rooftop arrays on green homes and buildings. But what if they weren't dark and clumsy -- and what if they didn't have to go on the
The EPA has just revealed a new design for the stickers you see in the windows of new cars. The new setup aims to help consumers calculate the equivalent mileage of electric and hybrid vehicles and judge
Over the last few weeks our exclusive Green Home Expert editorial series has brought you a bounty of tips on how to green your home with advice from the greatest green minds in architecture, interior
The new architecture school is part of a much larger arts campus that will be completed in 2014 and will include the Institute of Design, Academy of Fine Arts, and Public Art Museum. Located in downtown
New Energy Technologies has unveiled SolarWindow, a working prototype that is simply sprayed with the company's eco-friendly electricity generating film to produce energy.
Pit Industry is a small hand-blown glass house for your windowsill. Just drop some seeds or pits through the chimney and water them daily to create a miniature greenhouse right in your own home. Designed
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