Browsing the "sustainable design" Tag

Green is the Color of Innovative Architecture and Home Design

December 5th, 2012 | by Pattie Kettle

Repeat after me, “Good Design is Green Design.” There are many weblogs online which are devoted to tracking innovations in technology, practices and materials, and the future of design towards a smarter, greener, more sustainable future. Inhabitat.com is one of the top and it offers stimulating imagery, excellent resources, and solid information about sustainable architecture and home design


Staxxon: A Shipping Revolution with A Smaller Footprint

November 5th, 2012 | by Megan Vick

It’s not every day you get excited about something as mundane as shipping containers. When was the last time you were driving next to an 18-wheeler thinking, “That is a sweet shipping container.”? Yeah, I don’t do that either. However, when I first checked out Staxxon, my interest was piqued with their tagline, “revolutionary vertical folding and nesting container technology.”


A Rising Tide of Eco-Optimism

September 27th, 2012 | by Glenn Croston

Let me say right up front that I’m a big fan of all things green, but I’ve been feeling a bit out of it lately when it comes to sustainability. I wrote a book or two about it, and proudly wear the term greenie. I got the solar panels, the Prius, and the compost heap - the whole green nine yards. But lately I’ve wondered if the tide had turned, the world moved on, and maybe I had fallen out of step. Reading David Bergman’s book Sustainable Design, I think the tide is turning again, greener than ever



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