This interactive climate change map on New Scientist shows how average temperatures in specific locations all around the world have changed over the past 120. As you can see, New York is getting its fair share of heated results from greenhouse emissions: Check out how the region you live in is being affected here.
A company in the UK called ModCell, has taken an innovative approach that merges straw bale construction with prefabricated panels, creating a beautiful, energy-efficient, sustainable prefab home. The homes are not suitable for every climate, but if the circumstances are right the homes are air-tight, mold resistant and incredibly insulated…Continue reading…
By Daphne Auza A large – but small – movement is rapidly making its way across the United States and elsewhere around the world: tiny, eco-friendly houses. As the population rises, the cost of having a home has not only depleted people’s wallets but also the Earth’s natural resources. The relationship between space and environmental […]
These magnificent green homes are designed using brilliant architecture that blends seamlessly with the natural environment. Features such as rainwater collection, photovoltaic solar power, evaporative cooling and the use of local, natural materials maximize efficiency and sustainability. Check out each of the six homes here.
By Daphne Auza Whether you grew up in the open countryside or an urban apartment, there’s a high chance that at some point in your life, you daydreamed of having your own tree house. The appeal of this fantasy might have resided in its exclusivity, or perhaps the rustic, handmade quality associated with these childhood […]