The Hannover Principles: Design for Sustainability

I can't imagine something being beautiful at this point in history if it's destroying the planet or causing children to get sick. How can anything be beautiful if it's not ecologically intelligent at this point? William McDonough Tweet We usually think of ourselves separate to nature. We think the natural world is a separate world out there, a world we…

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What Is A Sustainable House?

Many articles describe a sustainable home in terms of what it should and should not do, like use less water, be more energy-efficient, don't be harmful to the environment, reuse, recycle or don't use at all. Sounds like a lot of sacrifice and austerity. Sounds like going backwards! Doesn't sound like fun and anything desirable, unless you are an environmental…

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