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  • Steps to Building an Environmentally Friendly Home

    If you are considering buying and building your own home, then there is a lot that you should take into consideration from all the planning and preparation to designing the look of your home and then decorating it. Since it is a lot of money to build your home, you want to make sure you […] More

  • Key Questions to Ask a Solar Panel Installation Team

    Prior to meeting with solar panel installation companies and asking for quotes, there are some questions you should consider asking them. These questions should help you learn more about each company and their services. They’ll be working on your home and you’ll be paying them money, so don’t settle for the first contractor that comes […] More

  • How to Design a Space With Indoor Air Quality in Mind

    When it comes to the design of a space, few people think about factors like air quality. However, by paying attention to small details, you can actually enhance this aspect of the design and create an attractive space that’s also healthy and vibrant. Read more after the jump: More

  • Simple Roofing Modifications Boost Solar Power No Matter The Weather

    When discussing solar energy, people tend to make a variety of ill-informed assertions – and a lot of them have to do with weather. For example, if it rains, will the power go out? What about snow? What these questions miss is that solar power is actually suitable for just about any environment. Solar panels […] More

  • Energy Efficient Materials for New Builds

    Climate change is an international concern and changing the way we construct, heat and power our buildings will be crucial in the fight against global warming. The world’s environmental experts, energy advisors, and construction industries are constantly looking for greener and more eco-friendly ways to build and insulate our buildings; and this search has unearthed […] More

  • The Biggest Green Housing Trends of 2019

    The world is becoming increasingly aware of how to become environmentally friendly, and this is reflected widely in housing trends. Recent years have seen an increase in people looking to build eco-friendly homes and convert their house with green features such as solar panels. This trend has not slowed down in 2019 however, and here […] More

  • The Many Advantages of Using Structural Insulated Eco Panels

    Eco panels are insulated wall systems providing structural framing, exterior weather tightness and insulation using a panelised wall. It is a high-performance system that is becoming popular these days. Several countries have already decided to promote their use, and many others are discovering their benefits. Speaking of benefits, there are other potential benefits you will […] More

  • Tubular glass house by Aibek Almassov

    Architect Aibek Almassov designed a four-story, tubular glass living space surrounding the trunk of a tree, with a 360-degree view of the forest.  It is planned be built in a forest in Kazakhstan by the end of 2017. Almassov noted that it is a place for humans to “live in harmony with nature” and to escape from the “sweltering concrete boxes”. The house […] More

  • 3D Printed Facade for temporary EU Building by DUS Architects

    DUS Architects have completed a 3d printed facade on the temporary EU Building, for the Dutch EU Presidency 2016. The EU Presidency will take place in the Netherlands for 6 months from January 2016, and . After that, the bio-plastic facade will be fully recycled. The design references the sails of historical sailing ships, that […] More

  • Eco Hotels – What Makes them so Green?

    You may be surprised to know this, but there are many eco hotels across the world, continuing to grow in popularity and number. As you might have guessed from their descriptive name, they are hotels which are designed and managed in a way which has a low impact on the environment. Equally, while staying at […] More

  • ZEB Pilot House by Snøhetta

    Snøhetta is an active partner within ZEB – The Research Centre on Zero Emission Buildings. The ZEB Pilot House is a project cooperation between Snøhetta, Scandinavia’s largest independent research body, SINTEF, ZEB partner Brødrene Dahl and Optimera. More

  • Phoenix Complex by Filip Kurzewski

    Designer Filip Kurzewski shares with us his project design for the Phoenix Complex. The Phoenix represents rebirth and renewal. This astonishing project design becomes a stimulus for its surrounding and serves as an example of human-nature symbiosis. This concept allows people to live a healthy, fruitful lives rather than in squalor. More

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