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An Heirloom Home Dwell

by Cambria Bold (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Re-Nest  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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We've definitely talked about heirloom design before, but mostly in reference to specific products, not entire homes! But that's exactly what the owners of this home had in mind when they bought a flat lot in Culver City, California. Together with [...]

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Israel’s Project Better Place Looks to Make Oil-dependent Vehicles Obsolete

by Jennifer Shockley from Green Building Elements  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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If the United States were to trade places, economically and physically with Israel, isolating ourselves from our neighbors with constant war and no oil supply would we become as resourceful as the Israelis? The Israelis have always been on the leading [...]

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Wilder Quarterly: A Magazine For Contemporary Growers

by Cambria Bold (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Re-Nest  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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If you think all gardening magazines are staid and traditional, think again. The recently launched Wilder Quarterly is for "contemporary growers"—all those green thumbs, rooftop gardeners, cooks and foodies, seed savers, architects, botanists, [...]

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The Great Debate: Is Prefab Really Green?

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Chad Ludeman wrote in Jetson Green: Prefab is Not The Answer to Affordable, Modern & Green Homes : There are a variety of claims made by prefab proponents to support the idea that this method of home delivery is the best way to provide modern [...]

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It's A Barbecue! No, It's a Planter! No, It's A.....

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Image credit Lloyd Alter We're at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York, looking at the latest in green and small space design. A perennial favourite at ICFF is Black + Blum , a "a creative partnership steeped in [...]

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Portable Dishwasher With Dishware Included Treehugger

by Emily Smith (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Re-Nest  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Although this device is technically designed for camping, it's an interesting concept to consider for use in the home. The dishwasher doesn't only clean dishes, but comes with dishes that are built to be used with the machine. Built with a crank handle [...]

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One Ring to Bring Them All And In The Darkness Bind Them: Apple's New Headquarters

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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IBM's Watson Research Center by Eero Saarinen, 1961. It was also a curvy icon in a park. Image Credit Wikipedia Albert Camus said "All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or [...]

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Lightbulb Wars Review: EcoSmart 40 Watt Equivalent LED Test Lab

by Laurie McGinley (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Re-Nest  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Light Bulb: Price: $9.97 at Home Depot Household Use: reading lamp, task light, or overhead Light Appearance: daylight, 3000K Bulb It Replaces: Ecosmart Soft White CFL 40 watt equivalent Overall Rating: Strong Recommend* I am really excited about [...]

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The 10 Most Dramatic Before & After Projects Best of 2011

by Michelle Chin (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Re-Nest  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Thinking about the new year might be the time for home improvement resolutions, or at least some serious list-making. From a formerly dingy little caravan, to kitchens, gardens, dining rooms and a few entire homes, we have run the entire gamut of before [...]

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ReadyMade 100 Project Manual

by Landis Carey (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Re-Nest  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Many of our hearts were broken on Friday when we learned ReadyMade Magazine was being shutdown by Meredith as a part of cost-cutting measures at the publishing company. ReadyMade Magazine was a perpetual source of DIY inspiration and project how to; it [...]

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