From staircases to furniture and art to lighting, a sustainably designed home requires eco-friendly accessories for a green design inside and out. This collection of amazing eco designs goes beyond standard energy-star appliances and stainless steel cabinetry, including chairs from worn-out keyboards, elegant light fixtures from recycled aluminum, and more…
Ecobots: The Sustainable Future of Robotics
Robotics are quickly becoming a normal part of our everyday life. There are cleaning robots, military and space assistants, and medical robotics; some look like odd machines while others strangely resemble humans and animals. Whatever form they may take, robotics will play a big role in our future as well as sustainability. Take a look at these ecobots and the tasks they are designed to perform….
11 Pieces of Great Growing Green ‘Furniture’
Got a green thumb and a hankering to get into the furniture-making biz? Take the hassle out of finding green furniture for your home by growing your own.
Even More Creative Shipping Container Houses
Since our previous post on shipping container houses, the craze of prefab structures and cargo homes has accelerated to new levels. From quiet mountain cottages to chic container hotels, it’s easier (and cooler) than ever to call a rusty old shipping container home sweet home. Take a look at a few of the possibilities….
Modern Space with Yesteryear’s Footprint – Sustainable Housing for the 21st Century
Sustainable housing and green building solutions play the most important role in creating a sustainable planet. While our cars, trucks, and SUVs are major contributors to global warming, the buildings we live, work, and shop in are the biggest culprits.
The Search for Automotive Independence and Sustainable Transport
Automobiles have become an integral part of life over the past century. Unfortunately, the idea of sustainable transport wasn’t considered until more recently. Limited performance models powered by hydro motors and those operating on electricity were quickly forsaken for the power and convenience of gasoline and diesel engines.
Sustainable Prefab Living in Custom Style – Homes by FlatPak
What is FlatPak?
FlatPak homes combine the luxury of a custom designed house with the environmental benefits of a sustainable lifestyle to create unique and beautiful homes, hotels, and townhouses that are friendly to the planet. Each 8′ by 8′ component is custom built according to your specifications – choose glass types, windows, and a variety of eco-friendly finishes and accents to design your dream home.