Eco-resort in Tulum features luxury beach huts made of natural materials

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Retro-inspired beach hut rotates to catch the sun’s rays all day long

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Turtle hatchlings spotted on Mumbai beach for the first time in nearly 20 years

Plastic used to pile five feet high in some spots on Versova beach in Mumbai, but in 2015, lawyer Afroz Shah launched what the United Nations described as the “world’s largest beach cleanup project” — and people recently spotted Olive Ridley turtle hatchlings there. It’s the first time turtles have been born on this beach in years. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

INTERVIEW: Inhabitat’s own Greg Beach on telling global stories through the lens of a small town

How much do you know about your hometown? Author and Inhabitat writer Greg Beach, who moved to Watertown, Massachusetts at age nine, was inspired to dig more into his town’s history after the Boston Marathon Bombing. You may only be familiar with the name Watertown because of the attack, but Beach shows there’s a lot more to this place in his new book The World and Watertown: Tales of an American Hometown. Not only was Watertown once the Massachusetts Bay Colony’s largest town – and the seat of the… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Frank Lloyd Wright beach house listed on Airbnb for under $150 per night

Admirers of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture will now be able to rent one of the three beach houses in Virginia for $148 a night through Airbnb. The house was originally built in 1960 as a residence for Maude and Andrew Cooke and their three children, underwent extension restoration in 1983 and has, as of recently, been listed for sale for $2,750,000.

The 3,000-square-foot house, located on Crystal Lake, Virginia Beach, is The only Wright House with direct boating accessibility from house to… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Seattle embraces urban farming at ten acre Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands

Seattle’s largest organic urban farm is growing!

On land formerly used as a tree nursery, Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands (RBUFW) is home to a host of programs run by Seattle Tilth to bring community members of all ages to volunteer, learn to grow View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building