5 Totally Awesome Styish Modern Birdhouses

February 13, 2014



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Nothing says a fine feathered nest can’t be a stylish one–even if the birds don’t notice, we do. I’ve found five whitty modern birdhouses that will make any avian friend feel at home in style.

1. Birdhouse S.P.H.E.R.E. (Screech Owl Read More…

How to Make a Habitat for Urban Wildlife With Bee Houses, Birdhouses, Insect Hotels, and Planter Boxes

January 4, 2014



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Here’s an idea I love that’s at the intersection of urbanization, design, and nature.



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Brike is series of modular bricks that together serve as a habitat for urban wildlife. The collection includes bee houses, birdhouses, insect hotels, and planters that … Read More…

10 Cool DIY Home and Garden Projects You Can Make With a 3D Printer

November 20, 2013



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Pushpin birdhouse design spotted on MakerBot’s Thingiverse.

I’ve been seriously wowed lately by many of the inventive 3D printed objects I have found, like concrete planter bricks, a mini planter system with drip irrigation, and a modular vertical garden perfect Read More…

Artistic Nesting for Urban Garden Birds

May 9, 2010








Cubist Bird House

If I were small enough, I’d move into one of these really cool houses St.Louis artist Joe Papendick builds for birds and other living things. All crafted by hand from a variety of metals, the artist works … Read More…

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