Very similar to a little prefab cottage from South Africa that we recently featured, the Blue Ridge House in Albermarle County has a steel frame and glass cladding. This has multiple benefits, not least
Comprised of two wings joined by a glazed volume, the University of Oxford's new Mathematical Institute is designed to provide the scientists with the requisite privacy while also promoting collaboration.
Iceland is not a large country and it only has a population of around 330,000 -- but it does have plenty of geothermal and hydro-electric sources. In fact according to a recent TreeHugger article written
Cities and companies around the world tap into geothermal energy -- the thermal energy below the Earth's surface -- but there's another type of man-made energy coursing through sewer pipes beneath cities
Geothermal power is one of the United States of America's most readily accepted forms of alternative energy - and now Ball State University is entering the final phase of a massive geothermal system that
Located on an 11 acre site in Stanwood, Washington with views of the iconic Mt. Rainier, this striking family home has achieved the ultimate in energy efficiency with high and low technology, and good old
Mario Cucinella has designed a gorgeous prototype for the first of twenty green schools that will soon pop up throughout the Gaza Strip at a price of $2 million a pop. Combining contemporary sustainable
The two-story house resides beneath the boughs of an old oak tree and overlooks a richly planted yard and the open country. The sustainable home was sited on a small lot, so the architects emphasized the
A new study shows that the United States has a geothermal power capacity that is ten times greater than the amount of energy produced by our current working coal-fired power plants. The study was funded
Nevada Senator Harry Reid began his time as host of the fourth National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas yesterday by announcing the world's first hybrid solar-geothermal power plant -- to be built in his
A durable envelope clad in Vermont Slate keeps heat gain to an absolute minimum, while the wall and roof surfaces are also naturally ventilated to keep the breeze flowing. The home is also flooded with a
The troubled and impoverished region of Central America is rich in one thing: volcanoes. Spurred by increasing demand for electricity, several countries are moving to transform the thundering mountains'
Of all the 'mainstream' forms of renewable energy, it seems that geothermal power is always left in the shadows compared to solar and wind power. However, that looks set to change with news that the US