Have a sneak peek at Governors Island Park — a 30-acre oasis with hammocks, a hedge maze and, eventually, man-made hills offering 360-degree views of New York Harbor — which is due to open to the public next spring.
Will Wien win? Will the Great White North dominate this year? We'll soon find out how two international contenders, Team Vienna and Team Ontario, fare when the U.S. Solar Decathlon kicks off tomorrow in Irvine, Calif.
We've seen cities in California mandate that new homes be PV-ready — but EV-ready? Officials in Palo Alto vote to draft an ordinance requiring all new single-family homes to be pre-wired for electric vehicle chargers.
Although the last thing you may want a pendant lamp to remind you of is drudgery and set-in stains, all laundry associations disappear with Willem Heeffer's lovely lighting collection made from salvaged washing machine drums.