Modscape's Point Leo Prefab is a 5 bedroom home with 220 sq m (2,368 sq ft) of space. Entertaining and public spaces are located on the ground floor and private rooms are on the upper level. A large open
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University of Scranton’s LEED Silver Loyola Science Center Uses Sustainable Design To Encourage Collaboration
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fp-wRjfRt3s There's no doubt that the look and feel of higher education is changing. Massive lecture halls, where students are merely a face in the crowd, and teachers
Renderings of a new soccer stadium for Cite Soleil, Port-au-Prince, Haiti have been released as part of the non-profit Project Phoenix’s philanthropic investment for the young people of the
Cities across the country have already worked towards banning plastic bags, and now Concord, Massachusetts has become one of the very first communities to ditch the single-use plastic bottle. The result
Joost Gehem lives and works in Eindhoven, the Dutch city of Technology & Design, which is home to Dutch Design Week. We spotted Gehem’s fantastic stool while strolling through a place called
The roof covers the entire length of the Teikyo University Elementary School, which has three storeys and a total footprint of 7,788 square meters. A heat collecting device placed on the south-facing
These fantastic furnishings are constructed from roller blinds that have been salvaged from the streets of Buenos Aires. The Argentine duo behind Gruba, architects Maria Constanza Nuñez and Gabriel Pires
We've shared lots of great ways to compost, recycle or reuse your old Christmas tree - but blasting it off into space never crossed our mind. Two DIY’ers have decided to “reuse” their Christmas tree
It may still be December, but we're already thinking about our resolution to make 2013 our greenest year yet. In addition to those classic resolves to eat healthier, spend more time with family and
One Angel Square is the largest commercial building in Manchester, England - and it is now the highest scoring BREEAM Outstanding building in the United Kingdom. Designed by 3DReid, One Angel Square will
Used Christmas Trees, Shutterstock Did you know that the Christmas time tradition of adorning an evergreen tree with ornaments dates back to Latvia in 1510 when the first decorated tree was recorded?
It happens every year: After the holidays are over, you're left with a huge stack of holiday cards and packaging. But instead of throwing them in the recycling bin, you can reuse both your holiday cards
Want to get a P.H.D. in what to do with your P.H.W.? (That's short for post-holiday waste in case you didn't know.) While you may not have heard of the term (we kind of just made it up), we're pretty sure
One person’s broken strand of Christmas lights is another's treasure - and the Yong Chang Processing company in Shijiao, China is where cast-off holiday decorations go to be transformed into new
No backyard barn job, this collection of glass animals is comprised of a series of preserve jars, wine bottles and other used glassware transformed into playful lamps. Working with wood and lac turnery
Email and social networking sites have led to a sharp decline in the amount of paper used to communicate and store information. But that doesn't mean paper is completely obsolete in the digital world. A
The Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina has deployed 1.9 million worms to turn a boatload of organic waste into fertilizer. Every day the airport housekeeping department headed by
The Defense Advance Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has helped establish the world’s computer networking and technology in the air, land, sea and space—and now they’re turning their intelligent
Photo via Shutterstock Waste doesn't always look like discarded soda bottles or piles of unwanted newspaper. Humans are constantly altering their environments to serve a new purpose or accommodate a
When they are doing their job effectively, you might not pay any attention to the outdoor lamps that illuminate your nighttime path. But the recently launched Solar-powered Bollard Lighting Collection
Fast-fashion retailer H&M is ramping up its sustainability efforts with a major new recycling initiative. This week, H&M announced that it will launch the world's first global clothes recycling
From upcycled shipping containers to concrete pipes, we love seeing architects find new and clever ways to turn discarded materials into functional structures. Designed by architects Ben and Daniel Dratz
Dutch designer Pepe Heykoop has created a simple Paper Vase that turns any empty bottle into a contemporary object. Made from white coated paper that is both waterproof and strong, this flat-pack design
115 West Street: Office With a Lobby Full of Living Trees Receives Green Star SA Certification in South Africa
South Africa's equivalent of the green building rating tool from Australia and New Zealand, Green Star SA will officially recognize the office on 115 West Street with a four star rating in March, 2013.
Today people around the world depend on devices like smartphones, tvs, and laptops to learn, work, and communicate with those we love. However the production of these devices has resulted in a major
Each year over 300 million pairs of shoes are thrown into United States landfills, and 12-year-old “Eco” Erek Hansen has made it his personal mission to make sure more of those shoes are recycled.
The Split House is a fantastic new renovation located in Melbourne, Australia, completed by architects BiLD. Taking a typical inter-war period house as a starting point, BiLD replaced various elements of
Live Share Grow is a proposal by Brandon Martella for a combo residential tower and vertical farm for downtown San Diego. The multi-story tower is dual purpose - one side is holds residential apartments
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