Downsizing with IKEA Modular Dwelling
You've probably heard about IKEA's prefab homes offered overseas called BoKlok. This isn't anything like that, but it has some interesting potential. As discovered by Michael Janzen of Tiny House Design, IKEA recently teamed up with ReadyMade to show these ReadyMade Signature Modular Dwellings at a few locations along the West Coast. The dwelling has a full kitchen, living room, and bedroom -- all tightly packaged in a tiny little space. The IKEA ReadyMade structure is neat and, if commercialized,...
Emeco, maker of iconic chairs with 80% recycled aluminum, will soon offer the Navy Chair made with recycled Coca-Cola bottles, according to Dezeen. Representing four years of research, 111 Navy Chair will be made with 111 PET bottles, or about 65% post-consumer content. According to Emeco, not only will the chair be "super strong, durable and comfortable," but it will also be "warm, colorful and about half the price of the aluminum one." Thoughts? [+] Read more about the 111...
Traditional LEED Platinum in Georgia
New World Home, a design-build company, recently took LEED Platinum for another traditional home in Geogia. Like the other one nearby, this Marietta home was factory-built in modules and has a slew of green features. It's the company's Chadwick design and the award-winning home also carries NAHB Gold and EarthCraft Gold certifications. This 2,869 square-foot, three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom home was built for efficiency first, skipping costly renewable energy sources, such as solar panels, wind turbines, and geothermal systems. Green features...
Green Pieces Used for Home Remodels
PieceHomes, a prefab company started by LA architect Jonathan Davis, is using the current economic times to its advantage these days. The company designed a set of extraPieces, which homeowners...
Flexible 100% Recycled Composite ECOR
Whether you’re looking for an innovative material for wall paneling, interior signage, or some furniture piece, ECOR may just be the right choice. ECOR is made through a proprietary process...
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