A Portable Passive Solar Tent for Cold Regions

Ladakhi engineer, educator and innovator, Sonam Wangchuk has developed the prototype of a unique solar-heated tent for Indian Army soldiers stationed in the cold and high-altitude climes of Ladakh. Besides offering more space than the container cabins the Indian Army … Continue reading →

Singapore Re-imagines Ecological Urban Development

80% of Singapore’s residents live in public housing and it’s a tropical country where convenience and air conditioning are a way of life. So there is a great opportunity for the government to influence new, more ecological development. They are … Continue reading →

Ikea is now selling Tiny Homes

The wildly successful Swedish company, Ikea, is seeking to move ecologically optimized tiny houses  to the mainstream. These tiny houses, or trailers around 200 square feet, bear the company’s trademark airy and minimalist style and retail for around $50,000.With Ikea’s … Continue reading →

Yale Students Build a Regenerative Building on Horse Island

A crew of students from the Yale School of Architecture has assembled the wooden frame of a one-story building on Horse Island, a 17-acre property off the coast of Branford, Connecticut. They are building a teaching and coastal research center … Continue reading →

A Tour of Eagleyew House On Vancouver Island

The Eagleyew house is a beautifully sculpted custom green home built with nearly 100% natural materials. The light clay walls are made with a mixture of clay and straw, and the timber frame structure is built using wood from the … Continue reading →