Vanbase builds a conversion that’s more like a boat than a camper van

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Beautifully crafted interior is a classic where sailors will feel right at home. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Landmark study shows how to change the building sector from a major carbon emitter to a major carbon sink

Latest Items from TreeHugger - When made from the right materials, buildings can be a solution, not a problem. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Nobody has 3D printed a house in 24 hours

Latest Items from TreeHugger - There is more to a house than just walls. Danish company COBOD tells the truth about it. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Reduce embodied carbon with hemp insulation batts from NatureFibres

Latest Items from TreeHugger - They should rename the town of Asbestos after this stuff. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Jake Dyson introduces lamp that adjusts for the daylight where you live

Latest Items from TreeHugger - The LightCycle follows our circadian rhythms via your phone and GPS. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

BuidingGreen top ten products of the year are not boring at all

Latest Items from TreeHugger - I am beside myself with excitement over drywall and linoleum. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Geberit introduces a rim-free toilet

Latest Items from TreeHugger - It's much easier to keep clean. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Having air conditioning is not a climate sin

Latest Items from TreeHugger - The world is getting hotter. But if we need AC, we have to use it sparingly. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Toronto: A lesson in how not to do Vision Zero

Latest Items from TreeHugger - I used to say that Vision Zero here was a joke, but now it is, in fact a tragedy. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Why in the world would anyone want a computer-driven wooden nail gun?

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Beck nails it again with the Automated Nailing Head. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Halio electrochromic window goes from dark to clear in three minutes.

Latest Items from TreeHugger - This could be "a thermostat for the sun." (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

What lies beneath: The Spinnanker foundation works like a tree

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Who needs concrete when this foundation design will take the load. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Why is architecture and building so different in Europe?

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Mike Eliason, an American architect working in Germany, explains. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

That’s no stack of rocks, it’s an osmosis between man and nature

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Quebec architects propose a 48 storey tower in a forest, "a new relationship between humans and their natural habitat." (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Gosun introduces flatware that’s really flat

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Who says you can't take it with you? (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

"Warm houses for all" is a great campaign slogan

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Selling energy efficiency is hard, but the UK Labour Party got it right. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

IKEA is rolling out urban stores for people who don’t want to schlep to the ‘burbs

Latest Items from TreeHugger - They are sized between the tiny Manhattan "design studio" and their standard big boxes. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Luxe tiny house has a chef’s kitchen and secret dining room

Latest Items from TreeHugger - A table for 12 in a tiny home? No problem with this smart and lovely design with loads of hidden storage. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Architectural critic: Embodied energy matters

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Architects ignore it. "Heads of sustainability" ignore it. Critics have ignored it, but this may be changing. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Tiny house has glass bedroom for viewing stars and Northern Lights

Latest Items from TreeHugger - The 248-square-foot vacation cabin in Iceland lets you sleep under the stars ... while inside. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

2050 is too late to start thinking about embodied carbon

Latest Items from TreeHugger - A conference on sustainable construction in the Can of Ham is in denial about upfront carbon emissions (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

We have passed Peak Sand; people will soon be fighting over the stuff

Latest Items from TreeHugger - They keep piling it on Florida's beaches, but they can't keep it up. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Aluminum bottles are not "the greenest bottle"

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Aluminum is replacing plastic to deceive "environmentally conscious consumers" into buying an equally damaging single use container. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]