Sustainability and quality of life

Posts in category Eco-constructions

Leveraging the Landscape ...

Use the icon above to adjust the sound. Select the icon above to watch in full-screen mode. To download video, go to Vimeo and login. Key Facts: According to a report from the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia, one inch of rainwater hitting one acre of asphalt over an hour yields 27,000 gallons of […]

Natural building workshop...

Our third workshop for natural buiding this year will take place in Larissa grove from the 28 of April to the 1st of May, during the 2nd Ecofestival that is organised by the municipality of Larissa. this time we will try to upgrade the surrounding area with various constructions. We will built with adobe bricks, cob, […]

Natural buiding workshop ...

Our second natural building workshop for ths year will take plac in Creta island, right after easter. We will built a gathering and cooking space for the community that will be hosting us right on the rock. The roof will be a green one while the three ides of the contrustion will be buried underground […]

Eco fiendly Hobbit Homes ...

Green Magic Homes has designed a 400-square-foot abode that can be assembled by three people in just a few days! Credit: GreenMagicHomes If you’ve ever dreamt of living in Middle Earth, your geekiest dream may soon come true. The company Green Magic Homes has developed tiny prefabricated houses that look exactly like Hobbit holes. Perhaps […]

These ‘Plastic’ Bags Are ...

Picture this – a cow gulps down a carry bag discarded in a field. The bag is white and looks like plastic. But don’t worry about it killing the cow. It actually does – nothing! Find out why. The partial or total ban on plastic bags in several Indian cities is often lauded as a […]

Poland Just Unveiled A Gl...

Cycling is one of the most eco-friendly ways to travel, and thanks to this solar-powered bike lane that glows in the dark, it just got even moreso. The luminous blue cycling strip, which can be found near Lidzbark Warminski in the north of Poland, was created by TPA Instytut Badań Technicznych Sp. z o.o. It’s […]

Stockholm family wraps ho...

The average temperature in Stockholm in January is -3°C (27°F). For Marie Granmar and Charles Sacilotto it can be much warmer thanks to the greenhouse that blankets their home. “For example at the end of January it can be -2°C outside and it can be 15 to 20°C upstairs,” explains Sacilotto. He was inspired to […]

A perfect miniature home ...

 

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