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Russian Couple Build Castle with Recycled Materials

Alexey and Valentina Krivov, a retired couple living in the suburbs of Artyom, Russia have spent the last 16 years transforming their house into a beautiful castle. The most incredible part is they only used stuff found on the street and at a nearby landfill. Despite their age, pensioners Alexey and Valentina still believe in […]

HomeLess Home – IKEA’s Awesome Shipping Container House

Swedish furniture company IKEA teamed up with Erik Juul Architects to create an impressive sustainable house made from shipping containers, for this year’s Copenhagen Design Week. Have you ever wondered what elements a place needs to make you feel at home? Well, IKEA’s shipping container home features all the basic┬ánecessities and aims to prove it […]

ACQUS Grey Water Toilet System Recycles Sink Water

The ACQUS water reclamation system promises to help people save up to 6,000 gallons of water by recycling their bathroom sink water and using it for flushing the toilet. Water shortages will most likely be one of the toughest problems of the near future, and the fact that we practically use water good enough to […]

Artist Turns Dumpster into Modern Sustainable Home

Sustainability is an easily achieved goal if you have the will and imagination, as artist Gregory Kloehn proves with his innovative dumpster house. Most people couldn’t even imagine living in a dumpster, but Gregory Kloehn isn’t most people. He has taken an ordinary dumpster and turned it into a modern sustainable house complete with electricity, […]