Dallas Implements Mandatory Green Building Standards, Paves Way for Rest of US

Dallas, Texas… Who would have thought Dallas would be on its way to becoming one of the greenest cities in the United States? Surprisingly, green...

Affresol Homes Built From Recycled Plastic: 12% Cheaper, 60 Years Lifespan

It's a known fact that plastics, although they make up hellish environments if disposed randomly (read: "thrown away"), can be good friends if they are to be recycled and used in long-term construction works. Affresol, a Wales-based company, is about to launch a new range of homes and modular portable buildings, made from recycled plastics.

Urban farming: growing vegetables on the rooftop of a car park

Singapore is a small country in South-East Asia--practically a city state, where the urban centre dominates most of the island. Land is a scarce...

Eco-Friendly Restaurant Has Air-purifying Walls Made of Salt

Iranian restaurant, built from salt, sets a new trend in eco-friendly building and design. The salt is derived from local salt mines and a salt...

A Solar-Powered Temporary Housing Unit Now Home to Damaged Property Victims

A number of designers are competing to design the best practical emergency housing unit. Michel Antoun Zateef’s design of The Temporary Housing Unit is...

Silt Lake City: A City Floating on the Nile River

The River Nile in ancient times was shown to flood the Nile valley area during certain seasons and served to irrigate the land and...

7 Tips on How to Renovate Your Home Energy-Efficiently

Renovating your home is always a pleasant activity, especially when the end result brings joy and comfort to the whole household. At The Green...

Greener cement for buildings and coastal structures

Concrete is the most commonly used building material in the world, and can be found in almost any structure: from buildings to bridges to...

Rotterdam’s Floating Pavilion is Solar Powered and Developed to Withstand Climate Change

In order to face the challenges posed by climate change and its consequent rise of sea levels, Rotterdam has begun the construction of some...

The Honda Smart Concept House – EV, PV and Gas Generation

Smart homes and green homes are the newest wave. Homes that can do and be all that we need for them to be. If...