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The Sustainable Sesseljuhus is the Heart of Iceland’s Solheimar Ecovillage

The Sustainable Sesseljuhus is the Heart of Iceland’s Solheimar Ecovillage

The Sesseljuhus structure is the center of Solheimar, both physically and psychologically. The building functions as a resource and information center on Solheimer and environmental living, and also

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Hobbit-Style Turf Homes: Sustainable Houses that Lasts for Centuries

Hobbit-Style Turf Homes: Sustainable Houses that Lasts for Centuries

  Sod provided an insulating layer to rooftops and walls in these northerly places, representing the most efficient and sustainable approach to building in the environmental context; a

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Living Garden Chair Made From Recycled Furniture Features a Real Sod Seat

Living Garden Chair Made From Recycled Furniture Features a Real Sod Seat

Earlier this year Bridgman showed us to build a recycled shipping pallet chair, and now the company is back at it again with this upcycled garden chair. When delivering new furniture, the company is often

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Beautiful Norwegian Foliage-Covered Green Roofs

Beautiful Norwegian Foliage-Covered Green Roofs

Green roofs in Norway have become a long-standing tradition, and it's not common to see them dotting the country's landscape - or in this case, essentially melding with the landscape. During the Viking

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Modern Green-Roofed Homes Blend Into Poland’s Countryside

Modern Green-Roofed Homes Blend Into Poland’s Countryside

The developers wanted to minimize the project's visual impact upon its surroundings while taking advantage of the site's southern solar access and views of the forest. As a result, the narrow lot was

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Green-Roofed Longhouse Blends Into the Kansas Prairie

Green-Roofed Longhouse Blends Into the Kansas Prairie

The Longhouse is exactly that - long. At 150 feet long and 24 feet wide, the south-facing home exemplifies solar passive design: a large overhanging roof protects the home from the hot summer sun, but

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Gorgeous Eco-Lodge Built on Flathead Lake in Montana

Gorgeous Eco-Lodge Built on Flathead Lake in Montana

Image ©Stone Creek Camp Stone Creek Camp occupies 15 acres of land on the eastern shore of Flathead Lake in Bigfork, Montana and is currently on sale for $19 million! The camp consists of a master

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Green Roofed Cooper Point House Blends Into Big Sur

Green Roofed Cooper Point House Blends Into Big Sur

Fading right into the Big Sur landscape, this three-bedroom house is nearly invisible when viewed from certain angles. And that's just how Mickey Muennig, the mastermind behind the project, wanted it. The

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