Biophilic dome homes produce more energy than they consume

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It’s no secret that the building sector is a resource-intensive industry, but La Mesa, California-based nonprofit Green New World believes that the future of construction can and should be greener, healthier and energy-producing. Green New World created the House of PeacE (also known as Project HOPE), an autonomous and regenerative residential housing model that champions carbon-free living. Combining biophilic design with renewable energy systems and natural materials, Green New World’s first… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



This kitchen in a box makes it easy to cook in micro-apartments and tiny homes

Young professionals living in micro-homes can install a fully functioning kitchen in their spaces soon, without additional space or even complicated hardware. A recent graduate of Britain’s Royal College of Art unveiled her capstone work aimed at helping , titled Assembly – a single-package, flexible cooking set for millennials.

The complete kit is around the same size as a toaster oven but contains everything an individual living in a micro-apartment would need for a functional kitchen…. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

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California to become the first US state to require solar panels on new homes

California is expected to require solar energy for just about all new homes, the Orange County Register reported. The California Energy Commission is slated to vote this Wednesday on new standards mandating almost all new houses be equipped with solar panels, beginning in 2020, and it’s expected they’ll approve the move.

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7 beautifully designed tiny homes that fit big families

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rsted’s massive new offshore wind farm will generate power for 1 million homes

Offshore wind farms keep getting bigger and bigger. Ørsted, formerly DONG Energy, started construction on Hornsea Project One, the latest offshore wind project poised to claim the trophy. They installed the first of 174 monopiles at the wind farm off the coast of Yorkshire in the United Kingdom. When Hornsea Project One is operational, it could produce power for more than one million homes.

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This historic Italian town is selling homes for 1 Euro

If your idea of the perfect life is making your home in a stone-built cottage in some historical Italian town, stop dreaming. For just one Euro ($1.20), you can make it happen. That’s because the city of Ollolai in Sardinia is selling homes to buyers who are willing to invest a little blood, sweat and tears into restoring their aging stone homes.

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