Indoor-Outdoor Living in Los Angeles Canyon House

April 13, 2013


A 450-pound pivoting teak entry door leads into this private oasis tucked away into the side of Santa Monica Canyon, part of my hometown, the urban west Los Angeles County seaside city of Santa Monica. Walking distance to the beach, … Read More...

New Stylish and Simple Hydroponic Windowsill Planter

April 10, 2013


Modern Sprout is a simple new compact, self-sustaining, and stylish hydroponic windowsill planter system launching today on Kickstarter by Sarah Burrows and Nick Behr, a Chicago couple whose passion for food, cooking, and interest in where their food comes from Read More...

Sustainable High-Rise Greens Sydney Skyline

April 2, 2013


While action toward building ‘greener’ more sustainable structures is gaining momentum in Europe and America, an office tower from down-under is putting Australia on the green buildings map.

A 30 story high-rise office tower in Sydney, Australia’s central business district, … Read More...

Urban Vertical Farm and Pick-it-Yourself Market

January 5, 2013


When industrial designer Ben Green and grower Tyler Nevers saw a need for suppling urban food-loving folks with locally grown produce at reasonable prices, they devised a plan and successfully raised $25,000 on Kickstarter for a small scale urban “artisan” Read More...

Three Cool Inventions For a Greener World

August 2, 2012

This summer has been one of the warmest on record in the northern hemisphere. 97% of Greenland’s surface ice thawed in an historical four days. Maybe it’s time to take a look at the grass roots of the green world … Read More...

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