There is a lot of focus today on businesses that are environmentally-conscious, but certain industries can be overlooked. Mainstream media covers environmentally friendly products, but what about industries that are making strides to reduce their overall carbon footprint? Here are three such industries that are making long-term changes that also [...]Read more ›
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The HOME competition, organized by Building Trust International, was a special competition that propose a unique challenge to architects: To design house for the homeless under £20,000 ($31,700) per unit. The competition received 450 proposals from architects and designers based from over 50 cities and 20 countries. The winning design was by Levitt Bernstein, who designed [...]Read more ›
Van Bo Le-Mentzel, a Berlin-based architect, has recently unveiled the newest innovation in compact, minimalist living: the one square meter home. This phone-booth sized house functions as a bedroom, a shop, and an office. Specifically, small boards can also be brought down to function as desks and chairs. The house [...]Read more ›
What’s one way to fight against the smog in Paris? Build a self-sustaining green building above one of the canals. Not only will this give travellers and city-dwellers a place to spend some time, but it will also create an enormous amount of awareness about the need for establishing buildings [...]Read more ›