Even if you're not keen on living in a zinc-clad piece of origami that floats above the forest floor, Primeval Symbiosis, a zero-impact housing concept that aims to stamp out reckless sprawl, is a lovely bit of starry-eyed green design.
A snow day special: Built for the residents of a children's shelter in northwestern Greenland, Rob Sweere's 'sled habitats' can be comfortably towed by dog (or snowmobile) across the country's vast expanses of Arctic sea ice.
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.