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Fri, May 22, 2015 2:03 PM
This gorgeous flower is more than just decoration. There's a lot of history and symbolism wrapped up with it too.
Two architects are so desperate to see a defunct pedestrian bridge be given new life that they're giving it away for free.
The founding father's fanciful dovecote design is finally realized at a Virginia estate.
With its edible veggie walls and lack of traditional HVAC systems, Carbon Positive House aims to "free us of modern day lifelines."
With a little planning and patience, sod can give you the lawn you've always wanted.
Things are changing so fast, but the way we build makes it almost impossible for our homes to adapt.
It's not that difficult to get coffee pods and plastic bags out of your life.
Extra insulation and fancy windows make a difference, right? Not according to the numbers.
Recycled bags can be turned into everything from diesel fuel to playground equipment. But, what may be even more impressive is how talented artists use plastic bags to create amazing works of art.
Help Kickstart a Hong Kong designer's coffee table book that's also a coffee table.
They are not geothermal, they are not a renewable resource, they are not cheap. Are there better options?
Key to this project: Donated windows, a salvaged wood stove, loads of determination and a keen eye for creative reuse.
Be sure that built-in furniture can be adapted to suit your evolving tastes.
It would take an extraordinary force of nature to blow one of these straw-stuffed brick abodes down.
Air conditioning has made designers and architects lazy, and we've forgotten how to keep our cool.
Waiting for a seed to sprout requires patience, but not this time-lapse video.
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