Solar to the People

Oct 19, 2018 by

Generators were making Puerto Ricans sick after Hurricane Maria. So Monxo Lopez built a solution.

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SOWING BEAUTY: A GUIDE TO DESI...

May 15, 2017 by

In Sowing Beauty: Designing Flowering Meadows from Seed, James Hitchmough tells us about what we’ve lost. “Meadow-like vegetation” was once “much more abundant.”

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12 Fruits That Are a Cinch to ...

Jun 7, 2016 by

[Translate] An apple pie made with apples you grow yourself tastes a lot better than a store-bought pie. By Reynard Loki / AlterNet  ...

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BE YOUR OWN DENTIST! HEAL CAVI...

Apr 30, 2016 by

[Translate] By Erin Elizabeth –  HEALTHNUT While dentistry wasn’t a profession in the US until 1828, and before then little...

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PREVENTING THE NEXT FLINT WITH...

Apr 26, 2016 by

[Translate] How do we know the water flowing from our taps is safe and free from contaminants? For the most part, we trust that...

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SHTF Ready Housing Collective ...

Apr 14, 2016 by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED Architecture Techno-urban utopianists predict a future where people will live in...

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THE $7,000 TINY HOUSE

Mar 9, 2016 by

[Translate] David Friedlander   LIFE EDITED Architecture In a resounding sign that tiny living has hit the mainstream, 84 Lumber, one...

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HIDE OUT IN THE HILLS IN THIS ...

Dec 28, 2015 by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED Architecture If DIY, salvaged material made, moss-covered Hobbit holes aren’t your thing,...

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NEW CITY PLAYGROUNDS EXPLORE U...

Sep 18, 2015 by

[Translate] Point of View METROPOLIS MAGAZINE Grace Lo Hanegi Park in Tokyo, Japan, is ruled by children. In our previous Green Team...

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IN QUEST FOR HOME, MAN CHOOSES...

Sep 11, 2015 by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED Architecture If you didn’t know it already, the modern home-ownership model is pretty...

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SHELTERS FOR NEPAL EARTHQUAKE ...

Jul 24, 2015 by

Charles Lai and Takehiko Suzuki collaborated with AONA architecture studio and the One Village Focus Funds charity to deliver the design to a remote area of Nepal, where a team of four paid workers and 10 volunteers constructed the prototype.

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BORDER CROSSING TOOLS FOR CLAN...

Jul 7, 2015 by

[Translate]   interview with brazilian designers fernando + humberto campana jul 07, 2015 marta monge crafts border crossing tools...

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216 MIND-BLOWING WAYS TO USE V...

Jun 16, 2015 by

[Translate] a passion for cleaning Vinegar – it’s that stuff that you can buy from the store. Maybe you occasionally use it on your...

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5 Medicinal Herbs You Can Grow...

Jun 8, 2015 by

[Translate] These herbs aren’t just for cooking — here’s how you can use them to treat ailments from asthma to anxiety....

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Grow Your Own Food Year-Round ...

May 14, 2015 by

[Translate] Environment A futuristic greenhouse design allows people to escape the tyranny of the industrial food system. By Reynard...

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Food in Uncertain Times: How t...

Apr 17, 2015 by

[Translate] The key is learning interdependence, not independence. By Makenna Goodman / Chelsea Green Publishing   VIA ALTERNET In an...

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Grab your hats, East Coast — t...

Apr 16, 2015 by

[Translate] Chris Hsia By Katie Herzog   GRIST Ahhh, spring! The sky is clear, the sun is out, and after many months of long...

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Honoring What We Have

Apr 10, 2015 by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED The Worn Wagon departed this month from Ventura, CA. The wagon itself, an old Dodge truck...

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What Makes a Maker?

Apr 2, 2015 by

[Translate] Metropolis Magazine From potters to politicians, find everyone today wants to be called a maker. What can designers...

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Transforming Space You Might b...

Apr 2, 2015 by

[Translate] David Friedlander   LIFE EDITED Architecture Question: What would happen if you combined the LifeEdited apartment and...

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Woman builds Hawaii tiny off-g...

Feb 14, 2015 by

[Translate] Kimberley Mok (@kimberleymok)  TREEHUGGER Design / Tiny Houses © Julie Fitts Those of us who live in snowbound areas...

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THIS TINY HOUSE IS CHEAP AND E...

Jan 30, 2015 by

[Translate] If you’ve ever assembled furniture (especially the IKEA variety), then you’ll appreciate the frame of...

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Drop a brick, feel better abou...

Oct 14, 2014 by

[Translate] bowl movement By Sara Bernard   grist If every Californian dropped a brick in the toilet, according to founders of the...

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Baby Boomer Bathroom

Sep 10, 2014 by

[Translate] Metropolis Magazine / September 2014 / The Sabi Space system is a sleek bathroom solution that plays both to millennials...

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Climate CoLab thinks you could...

May 28, 2014 by

[Translate] Think you’ve landed on the solution to the global warming crisis, if only you could get someone to hear you out? Tired of...

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The tiny house documentary is ...

Apr 15, 2014 by

Christopher Smith had never built anything before…

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10 beautifully useful things m...

Apr 5, 2014 by

By ‘inspiring the world to see waste differently,’ ..

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These little hacks make cities...

Apr 4, 2014 by

Sometimes all it takes is imagination…

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DIY Tree Art

Apr 4, 2014 by

For ages, trees have been a favorite subject…

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Has the Gluten Health Mystery ...

Feb 21, 2014 by

Why do so many people have trouble digesting gluten..

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