The dog days of summer linger from early morning until late into the evening, providing plenty of opportunities to play, travel and work in the yard. If you’re focused on making sure those summer activities are earth-friendly, we’ve brainstormed some ideas to get you into the great outdoors without leaving a heavy footprint in your wake.
The holiday on Saturday, August 17 is a good time to show extra support for these winged creatures, as they play an important role in producing our food.
The Lane End House by PAD studio incorporates natural building material and sustainable solutions to increase energy-efficiency. The resulting design creates a passive home with a smaller environmental footprint and a focus on sustainability. The exterior of the house contains balcony areas that act as solar shading for the property, complete with thoughtfully-places openings to create a greater distribution of natural ventilation to rid the home of intense heat during the hot Summer months. Landscape-wise,…
In New York’s Hudson Valley, a beautiful new beacon for sustainable, net-zero design has taken root.
A story came to my attention recently that merited comment. It appeared in London’s The Telegraph and was headlined, “Give heatwaves names so people take them more seriously, say experts, as Britain braces for hottest day.” The story’s leaping-off point…
BloomingTables are a lovely solution for saving space … and keeping indoor plants away from kids and pets.
A new study demonstrates that the fear predators inspire can leave long-lasting traces in the neural circuitry of wild animals and induce enduringly fearful behavior, comparable to effects seen in PTSD research.
Designed by São Paulo-based architecture firm BZP Arquitetura, the Casa Flamenco is a modernist home that makes the most of its lush, tropical setting.