rainwater harvesting and self sustainable water feature, doors, go green, outdoor living, ponds water features, spas, A broader view of the design shows the bog filtration area along with the first half of the natural stream that features small pooling areas along the way which is key for a natural look
Rajasthan’s 600 year old rainwater harvesting step wells
Poor Little Fishbowl Sink Designed by Yan Lu, the Poor Little Fishbowl Sink encourages you to conserve water by slowly draining water from the bowl every time you use the sink and giving your little buddy an impromptu funeral. Although I imagine there are sadists out there who might enjoy the occasional maniacal cackling while they wash their hands. via: ohgizmo (via ianbrooks)
While on the Cool House Tour in Austin last weekend, we came across one charming home in the middle of the city. The house itself was downright lovely, but what left us awestruck was the backyard. On their moderately-sized city lot, the family had an incredible veggie garden, six clucking hens in a covered run, a three-bin composting system, and a 2,000-gallon rain tank.