Eco living: the Leicestershire home that powers itself
Eco living: the Leicestershire home that powers itself - "Traditional rooftop solar panels are joined by more experimental technology including “solar walls”, which preheat air before it is pumped into the home’s ventilation system, and an “Earth Energy Bank”, which stores excess summer heat in super-insulated underground pipes, releasing it during the winter."
Sustainable Store Style: 12 Incredible Retail Interiors
Shipping containers aren’t exactly the most aesthetically pleasing architectural building blocks in the world, but in the hands of the right designer, they can become something spectacular. The PUMA container store isn’t just portable and green, it’s quite stunning with its cantilevered deck and interior combination of sleek wood and industrial steel.