28 Jul '14, 4pm

BC’s First Earthship is Still Standing Strong, and Growing Ever Greener: In July 2009, Sandra Burkholder and ...

BC’s First Earthship is Still Standing Strong, and Growing Ever Greener: In July 2009, Sandra Burkholder and ...

Family members and friends have all pitched in to help the home grow and evolve, from ramming earth into those old tire s to create the foundation walls to building the greywater systems and establishing gardens all around the house. It’s amazing to see how the home has evolved from a nebulous arrangement of tires and glass pop bottles to an elegant, glass-covered, low-impact home in the mountains. The family is currently establishing a permaculture garden around the structure, complete with fruit and nut trees and raised garden beds.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/bcs-first-earthship-is-still-standin...

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Tokyo's first art gallery in stacked recycled shipping containers!

Tokyo's first art gallery in stacked recycled s...

inhabitat.com 28 Jul '14, 5pm

Located in an old area of Tokyo called Torigoe , CC4441 is surrounded by small factories producing leather products, paper...

Pre-schools with arts focus growing in popularity

Pre-schools with arts focus growing in popularity

straitstimes.com 28 Jul '14, 10pm

Project manager Patrina Lew started making plans for pre-school when she was still expecting daughter Heather. By the time...

Why Restoring Wetlands Is More Critical Than Ever

e360.yale.edu 28 Jul '14, 12pm

Why Restoring Wetlands Is More Critical Than Ever Along the Delaware River estuary, efforts are underway to restore wetlan...

1 million acres of forest is currently ablaze in 21 separate wildfires in Washington and Oregon:

1 million acres of forest is currently ablaze i...

inhabitat.com 28 Jul '14, 1pm

in an unprecedented and devastating ‘ring of fire.’ Roughly 1 million acres of forest is currently ablaze in 21 separate w...

Multifamily Green Building Certification Still Has Issues

Multifamily Green Building Certification Still ...

greenbuildingadvisor.com 29 Jul '14, 9am

Much of my work these days involves certification of multifamily buildings, and, thanks to a boom in apartment constructio...

Mobile House of 28 Hammocks Allows Visitors to ‘Hang’ for Free in Vienna via @inhabitat

Mobile House of 28 Hammocks Allows Visitors to ...

inhabitat.com 28 Jul '14, 5am

Summer is for relaxing, and thanks toHeri & Salli , Austria has just the place – an entire building lined with hammocks! W...