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D.I.Y, HOW-TO & SUSTAINABLE LIVING — Sustainable House

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Vertical Gardens: Saving Water, Space & Waste

Vertical Gardens: Saving Water, Space & Waste 0

Maybe you've been looking at that tight alley running up the side of the house wondering how to get a garden bed and the bins to fit in there. Or perhaps you're tired of looking out the bathroom window to a completely blank timber fence. Either way a vertical garden is going to make those areas..
  • Cody McConnell
Brownfield Sites, Meet Industrial Buildings: The Perfect Ecological Solution

Brownfield Sites, Meet Industrial Buildings: The Perfect Ecological Solution 0

Brownfield sites, land with known or suspected pollution, have always been a bit of an ecological conundrum. It’s not always possible to return them to the environment if they’ve been contaminated by waste..
  • Cody McConnell
Sustainable Housing: Passive Home, Active Savings

Sustainable Housing: Passive Home, Active Savings 0

Passive design is the pursuit of a home that can be comfortable year-round without relying on mechanical cooling or heating. The movement began in Germany, where it is a voluntary standard for reducing a building’s carbon footprint by maximising energy efficiency. 
  • Cody McConnell
Privacy Screen - Using Plants & Screens for Visually Pleasing Privacy

Privacy Screen - Using Plants & Screens for Visually Pleasing Privacy 0

A new challenge for both urban developers and dwellers is how to achieve a balance between embracing nature and preserving privacy. The simple solution is to combine the two, with screens that allow light and air through and can also act as a structure to train creeping plants.
  • Cody McConnell