Birdhouses That Offer Air Quality Info and Free WiFi

June 10, 2016

smart birdhouses

New smart birdhouses in Amsterdam measure air quality then alert the public with illuminated green LED lights when the air is clean, and when it is, the devices open up a local server to offer free and secure WiFi to Read More...

Birdhouse Is a Place For a Bird to Hang Its Hat

August 9, 2013


Hat’s off to Two’s Company for their Winston Boater Hat birdhouse. I was so tickled by this bird abode, I had a bee in my bonnet waiting to post this–just simply could not keep it under my hat. No worries, … Read More...

Birdhouse Roof Tiles

January 6, 2013


The shrinking bird population in urban settings led Netherlands-based product designer Klaas Kuiken to design an archetype Birdhouse Rooftile that replaces a standard ceramic roof tile.


The rooftop nesting place, composed of a specially designed removable basket with access below, … Read More...

Ideas That Grow on Trees

September 2, 2009


This designer’s ideas grow on–or out of trees. Vancouver woodworker and designer, Gregory Kenny of Kilowatt Studio, has created two designs inspired from trees:

Appropriately named, Tree, the designer explains is inspired by the ubiquitous condos of his … Read More...

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