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Playing catch up: Holiday leftovers
Still hungry for more green home news? On today's menu: College students go teepee, DIY coffee can lamps and Oprah's reaction to dainty Danish fridges.
Fri, Jan 08, 2010 at 10:24 AM
The Daily Green has some ideas
on how to follow through with any home-related New Years Resolutions with a list of "7 Home Improvements to Do in 2010."
The New York Times lines up a slideshow
of college students eschewing dorm life for living arrangements that are decidedly less traditional: teepees (see photo at left), geodesic domes, and 129-square foot mini-houses that are both off campus and off the grid.
Good takes a look at
how rampant suburban sprawl is affecting the once-pristine farmland of Helvetia, Oregon, in a fascinating article called "Pushing the Limits."
Apartment Therapy announces
the winners of the 2009 Homies. Congrats to the green home category winner, maya*made, and thanks to everyone who voted for this here blog!
The Los Angeles Times chats
with Don Foster and Erin Quigley, LA homeowners who have helped usher a circa-1920 home into 2010 through various energy-saving home improvements.
TreeHugger watches Oprah
react in awe to an efficient modern apartment shared by a family of four in Copenhagen. She's obviously a bit taken aback by the small size of the refrigerator. Remember, O, bigger isn't always better.
the Aura Organic Air Filtration system, a houseplant-based, electricity-free air purifying design concept.
Designboom sets sails
on the Tafoni Floating Home, an eco-modern houseboat designed by Joanna Borek Clement specifically for Sausalito, California's houseboat district.
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