The sunshine has been MIA this week in the Big Apple but there's been no shortage of good green home news.
The New York Times steps aboard
the Waterpod, a 30-foot by 100-foot barge moored in Brooklyn. The Waterpod will serve as a temporary, eco-friendly houseboat of sorts to four artists as they examine methods of self-sufficiency for several months.
Dwell hits the lanes
with a piece on Jim Malone’s CounterEvolution NYC, a company that makes gorgeous furniture made from reclaimed bowling lane wood.
Design Milk digs
“Blade of Grass,” a Momma Nature-inspired LED and plexiglass outdoor light that won first prize at the International Outdoor Furniture Contest.
Sunset plays gracious green hostess
at its own modern prefab cottage. The super cool space features bamboo flooring, a vertical, low-VOC paints, and other eco features. Tour it in person this weekend as part of Sunset's Celebration Weekend at the mag's HQ in Menlo Park, California.
— drum roll, please — “Best Green Cleaning Products 2009: Editor’s and Reader’s Home Lineups