Homes/Urban Dwellings


WORKSHOP – Succulent Terrariums – 2014-2018

Are you fascinated by succulents, but haven’t had the best luck keeping them alive? Or are you an avid gardener just looking for a new project? Either way, this workshop is for you! In this creative workshop, you’ll get your hands dirty while learning all...

5 Steps Toward Going ‘Zero Waste’ in the Bathroom

Source: treehugger.com Published: March 19, 2014 By Katherine Martinko CC BY 2.0 Helmuts Guigo The bathroom is one of the easiest rooms in the house to cut back on waste, although you might be surprised to hear that. With a few adjustments to your shopping habits, you...

Purge the Plastic: How to Free Your Kitchen of Plastic

Source: quill.com Published: April 21, 2017 Eugene Feygin Since its inception, plastic has found its way into our homes and work lives more than most of us recognize. But when it comes to buying, cooking, and storing food, plastic is pervasive. Hundreds of studies...

London Could Be Getting Its First Ultra-Green, Tidal-Powered School

Source: inhabitat.com Published: June 16, 2017 By Nicole Jewell London-based Curl la Tourelle Head Architecture just unveiled plans for what could become London’s greenest building – a tidal powered school situated on the banks of the Thames River. The five-story...

Can We Ever Build A Healthy City?

Source: jllrealviews.com Published: April 20, 2016 For the increasing population of city dwellers worldwide, leading a healthy lifestyle isn’t just about eating well and doing regular exercise – the infrastructure and environmental factors of the city itself also play...

7 Examples of Sustainability of Sweden

Source: sweden.se Published: June 21, 2016 #1 District heating in Gothenburg Sweden’s shift from oil to district heating in the early 1990’s is perhaps the single most important factor in explaining the country’s reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, both in the...

100+ Ways to Conserve Water

Source:  wateruseitwisely.com Published: May 24, 2017 INDOOR TIPS KITCHEN #1 There are a number of ways to save water, and they all start with you. #2 When washing dishes by hand, don’t let the water run. Fill one basin with wash water and the other with rinse water....