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...]

Chinese city has the largest Passive House project in the world

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Gaobeidian Railway City is jaw-dropping, showing how to scale energy efficient building. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

The greenest condo is the one already standing

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Here's a lovely renovation using the healthiest materials, and as few of them as possible. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Should green homes have gas stoves and wood fireplaces?

Latest Items from TreeHugger - One Passive House architect gives his clients what they want. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Modern DIY yurt has a dreamy garden bedroom

Latest Items from TreeHugger - An Oregon couple built this spectacular houseplant-filled yurt, and are offering a detailed online guide for free. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

What’s the future of the gas station?

Latest Items from TreeHugger - A competition invites designers to come up with ideas, but really, it's old news, they have been disappearing for years. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Austin Maynard builds a beach bach

Latest Items from TreeHugger - It's a small, wood, modest shack. What's not to love? (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

New Japanese House by Alts Design Office is influenced by traditional design

Latest Items from TreeHugger - It is all about the progression through the spaces. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Futuristic folding toilet uses less space & saves up to 50% more water (Video)

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Another contender for a water-saving toilet; this one folds up discreetly when not in use. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]