For his latest project, dumpster-to-home conversion wizard Gregory Kloehn is plucking trash from the streets of Oakland, Calif. and using the materials to build rolling shelters with pitched roofs for his homeless neighbors.
In a first-of-its-kind customer satisfaction survey, respondents give certified green homeownership a ringing endorsement with a majority believing that the benefits of owning an eco-friendly abode outweigh any additional costs.
Tunnel-to-table salad anyone? Growing Underground, a hydroponic agriculture venture hailed as the world's largest subterranean farm, is based in a WWII air raid shelter 100 feet beneath the streets of South London.
Faster than you can recite the toppings list at Pepe's pizzeria, shipping container housing is popping up around New Haven, Conn. Here's a look at one completed building and another that's slated to open later this year.
Ann Holley and Darran Macca's beautiful, cleverly designed home might feature all the trappings of an RV (and the stove of a sailboat) but is just as comfortable as a non-trailer-bound home 10 times its size.
IKEA believes in LEDs so much that it's the only type of light bulb the Swedish retail behemoth will sell come 2016. And now through the end of March, the sale of the bulbs will help make the future of children in refugee camps a bit brighter.
In which the term 'farm fresh' applies to home improvement: A California dairy farm branches out into the house paint business with FarmPaint, a line of natural, goat milk-based paints. Just don't let it expire before you have a chance to paint the nursery.
To tweak a title from the Rolling Stones and apply it to roofs: Do not paint it black. And as for the climate change-countering alternatives, vegetated is great but a cool shade of white can be even better.