Architectural Record does 10 x 10 with a list of the top 100 green design firms in the U.S.
The Independent introduces us to Kathy Dimock, Britian's oldest "eco-warrior." At 101 years old, Ms. Dimock still manages to keep quite the green home: she recycles, grows her own veggies, and has made the switch to energy-efficient light bulbs.
The New York Times heads to NYC's housing developments (there's a total of 2,600 buildings in the five boroughs) to see how cliché-defying residents are going green.
The LA Times tests out an arsenal of water-saving garden hose nozzles.
Natural Home tours a sustainable, candy-colored jewel box of a home in Venice, Calif.
Ecorazzi reports that Guy Ritchie (AKA Madonna's ex) is giving his 18th-century English country estate a sustainable, self-sufficient makeover by transforming the estate's formal flower gardens into down n' dirty vegetable plots.
Re-Nest paints the town green with a list of 2009's 12 best zero-VOC and nontoxic interior paints.
Dwell says "how eggcellent!" with no shame in a review of the Eglu by Omlet. The Eglu is a sleek, modern henhouse for pet chickens.
Design-Milk spotlights an odd but meaningful piece of interior decor: the My Life Urn, a modern "planter" designed to grow a tree that gets its nutrients from your placenta. When you die, the urn can also house your cremated remains. Yikes.
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