While it's not unusual for Solar Decathlon teams to tackle disaster housing, Team Kentuckiana does so in a commendable manner with a resilient, self-sufficient abode featuring a bathroom-cum-weather shelter.
An intriguing take on moving back in with your parents: Max, in exchange for a bit of household help, resides part-time (he also has a tiny apartment in the city) on his elderly mother's rural property in a converted school bus.
Lush, lovely and totally invasive, bamboo has been branded as public enemy number one in several Northeast towns where homeowners cultivating a variety of this quick-growing plant face steep fines or even jail time.
In manufacturing, 'flat' has long been synonymous with 'low-cost' but can this also be applied to consumer LED bulbs? The 2D-Light, dubbed as both a 'CFL Killer' and as a 'Light Bulb for the World,' gives it a go.