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8 Cutting-Edge New Prefabs

From the world's first carbon-positive prefab to hurricane-proof homes, there have been some exciting breakthroughs in modular housing recently. This primer ought to catch you up on the latest.
February 17, 2015
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6 Savvy Uses for Reclaimed Wood

Designing with reclaimed wood is a smart way to save and go green, not to mention add a little rustic charm to your abode. Here are six examples of salvaged wood in the modern home.
February 12, 2015
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The World's First Carbon-Positive Prefab House

Australian firm Archiblox has designed the world's first carbon-positive prefab. We take a tour of the space, which is currently on view in Melbourne's City Square.
February 10, 2015
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Professor Teaches Physics with his Solar-Powered House

As assistant professor of physics at Mount Holyoke, Alexi Arango uses his own house, built with Passivhaus design standards in mind, as a teaching tool.
February 5, 2015

Finnish Embassy in Washington Receives Platinum LEED Certification

The building, completed in 1994, is upgraded from gold status.
January 23, 2015
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Charming Urban Gardens

Whoever said urban structures couldn't have great gardens? Whether lush terraces or just a good collection of potted plants, these urban locales showcase charming green spaces.
January 16, 2015
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Pair of Skyscrapers Sneak a 2,800-Plant Park into Milan

Two soaring, plant-filled towers suggest a new future for the city skyline.
January 7, 2015
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Students Dream Up Off-the-Grid Prefab Housing

Students present a prototype for ultra-green prefab housing.
January 1, 2015
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7 Sustainable Second Homes

Therapeutic for the mind and the planet, these green getaways demonstrate how smart R&R balances comfort and conscientiousness.
December 9, 2014