Archive for the ‘Green Remodeling’ Category

Why Green Roofs are Taking Home Design by Storm

February 17, 2011 in Green Remodeling

Planted to insulate homes and cut energy bills, green roofs are sprouting up all over the world When I moved to Salt Lake City, I was pleased to see environmental efforts popping up in surprising places, such as the roof of the downtown... read full post →

A Rammed-Earth House Catches Wind

February 15, 2011 in Green Remodeling

Last May, a group of 22 dedicated graduate students from the University of Colorado, Denver ventured out into beautiful southeastern Utah. Their mission? Build a totally sustainable rammed-earth house for a low-income family in Navajo... read full post →

Sarah Susanka’s 5 Steps to a Greener Remodel

February 11, 2011 in Green Remodeling

Eco Architect Sarah Susanka recently shared with Inhabitat five fabulous tips for green renovations, and we wanted to introduce her concepts with you in our own way, to help you in your renovation plans. Susanka believes that comfort... read full post →

The Slickest Old Barn You Ever Did See

February 10, 2011 in Green Remodeling

What happens when modernists move into a very old structure? Nothing short of amazing design. When a hedge-fund manager, his wife and three-year-old twin daughters wanted to reimagine the interiors of their 19th-century barn, the results... read full post →

A Beautiful Downsize: How to Live Totally Trash-Free

February 03, 2011 in Green Remodeling

Bea and Scott Johnson’s addictive quest to live with less began three years ago when they downsized from a 3,000 square-foot home into their current 1,400 square feet. Out of necessity, the couple began to get rid of stuff, and the... read full post →
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