Mushroom-based insulation, CO2-free bricks 'grown' from bacteria and recycled plastic roofing panels are amongst the 10 finalists vying for the top prize in the Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge.
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.
While Las Vegas is no stranger to foreclosures, there's one bank-owned home in Sin City that's different from the rest: It's located 26 feet underground, decked out in pink and built to withstand a nuclear blast.
Ready to retire that stack of tawdry, beach-ready paperbacks and settle down with a tome that's a touch more high-minded? Check out my fall book picks ranging from New Urbanist texts to old school cabin porn.
This Labor Day weekend: Renderings for Brooklyn Bridge Park's Bjarke Ingels-designed Pier 6 are unveiled, a lovely dwelling hidden away in the dunes of North Holland and the return (again) of slavishly adored shelter mag, Domino.
Yet again, NIMBY outrage grips American's ritziest summer colony, the Hamptons, where some residents have been rendered aghast by the scourge of cookie-cutter McMansions being erected by a local builder.