Take a peek at the beginnings of the 2009 Coastal Living Cottage Home and learn more about what goes on behind the walls. 2009 Coastal Living Idea House | Part I from I’On Group on Vimeo.
While there are, of course, far more than 5 TNDs (traditional neighborhood developments) in the Southeastern U.S. that are innovative and interesting enough to keep a close eye on, these are the five that have most attracted my notice: 1.Â Davidson, NC.Â Ok, this isn’t actually a TND – it’s a whole entire town, which [...]
There’s a list of 50 on the website, but here are a few of my favorites: Hang Nga Guesthouse, Vietnam.Â Fun because it’s like a scary wizard’s house who has a giant giraffe for a pet. The Stone House in Portugal.Â Fun because it looks like a hobbit-house…only way bigger. The Mushroom House in Cincinnati.Â [...]
Want to see a Couchbike, a pedal-powered pub, and something called the AquaSkipper?Â Of course you do!Â Click here to see Treehugger’s gallery of the bizarre, the well-meant, and the ultra-cool in human powered transportation.
(this idea comes from Chris at Blue Ion – thanks Chris!) We’ve done a few posts on this topic in the past, as cool or bizarre tiny houses make their tiny ways across our radar screen – there’s the Tumbleweed Tiny House, the “Greensburg Cubed” experiment, the 409 s.f. backwoods cabin, our own one-day-only (Earth [...]
Well, after a month spent on a Brazilian-Argentinian honeymoon, I’m back in the office and back on the blog!Â Naturally, I kept an eye out for any interesting urbanist touches throughout our travels, and I’m happy to report that I saw many.Â We traveled to Salvador Bahia, in Brazil, and Puerto Iguazu and Buenos Aires [...]