Architects transform a derelict lot into an urban oasis in New Delhi

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20-foot shipping container converted into off-grid oasis deep in the Catskills

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Brooklyn SolarWorks can turn almost any rooftop into a sun-powered oasis

Brooklyn SolarWorks is all about helping New Yorkers get solar power installed — and one of their products, the Solar Canopy offers solar in spots where solar panels might not be able to be placed due to fire codes. They recently released stunning renderings that paint a picture of just what solar in the city could look like.

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Rammed-charcoal home extension is a handsome oasis between the trees

Melbourne-based Branch Studio Architects crafted this dark and handsome number hidden away among the trees in Victoria. Built as a house extension with a master suite, the Pavilion Between Trees features rammed-charcoal walls, clean and crisp lines, and a dark earthy palette of complementary materials. Full height glazing opens the interior up to the outdoors and frames view of the forested surroundings.

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This incredible urban oasis cafe is filled with living trees and vintage cars

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Couple spent 20 years building Freedom Cove, their self-sufficient floating oasis

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Adams and King have been living in their own self-made floating island since 1992. They are both artists, Adams is a carver and King, a retired ballerina enjoys painting, writing and playing music. Although View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

First urban park on Las Vegas Strip is an oasis in the middle of the desert

Rather than cutting down trees to put up a parking lot, !melk designed a park to take over a previously paved section of the Vegas strip, occupying approximately six acres between New York New York and Monte Carlo. The Park, which opened April 4, is a water-wise urban microclimate with 250 shade trees and over 7,000 individual plants—native and adapted varieties—as well as several fun water features. Several 60-foot-tall shade structures were manufactured by a ship-building company in the Netherlands,… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building