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 →

Building a Straw/Clay House in Canada

Ten years ago when Tim Kroeker’s last child finally graduated high school, he and his wife decided it was now or never to follow through on their many years-long dream of building a house…an alternative house…in “the country”. They had … Continue reading →