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Housing Sustainability

A Bermed Home Is Extremely Energy Efficient And They Don’t All Look Like A Hobbit House

Andrea D. Steffen
Earth-sheltered homes are popular among eco-friendly homeowners but they should be popular among everyone. They are storm-proof, earthquake and fire-resistant, plus extremely energy-efficient, soundproof, less susceptible than typical houses to extreme temperatures, and require less
Housing Lifestyle

Shelters to Shutters Gives Homes and Jobs To The Homeless

Andrea D. Steffen
Shelters to Shutters is the perfect example of how a simple idea can change lives. How a single person seeing a problem and joining together with others can become a resolution for many. It is
Housing Sustainability

First Coal-fired Power Plant To Become Sustainable Solar Power Village

Andrea D. Steffen
The biggest redevelopment yet of a former UK power plant is taking place at the site of the old Rugeley coal-fired power plant in Staffordshire. The transformation will include 2,000 energy-efficient, solar-powered homes featuring rooftop,
Housing Lifestyle

Living Large In A Tiny Home – 5 Different Ways To Do It

Andrea D. Steffen
Homelessness is not the only issue of today’s housing crisis; affordability is a major problem as well. On average, a tiny house is less than 300 square feet, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it lacks
Housing Lifestyle

Artist Secretly Installs Peaceful And Private Studio Under Bridge In Spain

Andrea D. Steffen
This world is full of nooks and voids in the man-made cityscape. They are the blank canvases for a creative mind of parasitic architecture. These pockets of possibilities bring about ingenuity to design thinking and
Housing Innovation Technology

3D Printed Cement That Strengthens When It Cracks

Andrea D. Steffen
Of all the man-made materials on Earth, concrete prevails. It is responsible for a majority of the critical infrastructure that modern human societies require to function and thrive. Its consumption is estimated to be more
Environment Housing Innovation Lifestyle Sustainability Technology

Solar City to put new integrated solar roofs on 5 million US homes

Shibani Punekar
Solar City with Elon Musk continues with their endeavor to provide our planet with cheap and sustainable energy. They plan to convert 5 million homes with regular roofs into solar powered ones. The company has
Housing Lifestyle

This luxurious tiny home is off-grid and rent-free

Aaron Jackson
Dutch design agency Walden Studio teamed up with carpenter Dimka Wentzel to design a tiny home that offers both small-scale luxury and the freedom of the open road. The house is made from bio-based materials,

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