the four winners of the ReBurbia design competition. In first place is Calvin Chiu's "Frog's Dream" concept (pictured above) that envisions transforming foreclosed McMansions into water-filtering wetlands. Congrats, Calvin!
Gliving shows off
a beautiful, low-impact home in Oregon called the Neal Creek Residence.
about the 3,000-square foot Brooklyn Heights penthouse recently purchased by singer, songwriter, swanstress, and noted environmentalist, Björk and her husband, the artist Matthew Barney.
that Barack Obama's Kenyan step-grandmother, Mama Sarah Obama, is living the green life in a solar-powered home. Says the presidential granny: “I am very pleased that my home has been improved thanks to solar energy and I’ll make sure my grandson hears about it."
The New York Times checks in
with blogger and documentary-subject "No Impact Man," aka Colin Beavan, who is still living a AC-, freezer-, and dishwasher-free existence in New York City.
The Wall Street Journal pays a visit
to Boggy Creek Farm in Austin, Texas. The highlight of the farm (aside from the popular-at-Whole Foods produce) is the historic 1,500-square foot farmhouse that owners Larry Butler and Carol Ann Sayle have lovingly renovated.