The first modern green roof structures were developed in the 1960s, but Scandinavian people have been living this way for millennia. In a frigid environment with few trees, sod was the natural choice for building, leaving a legacy of adorable hobbit-esque homes across Norway, Iceland, and other Nordic lands... Read more: Hobbit-Style Turf Homes: Sustainable Houses that Lasts for Centuries hobbit house icelandic flag – Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green…
Natural Building, a 900 Year Story of Natural Materials - If you ever doubted the use of natural materials to build a home these nine buildings are a testament to its longevity. This is a rubble stone lime mortar thatched cottage built in 1811 in Blaise Hamlet near Bristol, England. The cottage, along with the rest of the hamlet, is owned by the UK's National Trust. #http://naturalhomes.org
There is no doubt that your backyard or garden should have a lot of green plants, as they are not only for purifying the air, but also beautify and improve your outdoor space. But did you know that green plants especially aquatic plants can also filter th
This is one of the most famous photographs from the Second World War. The soldier and the nurse are unknown but people have come forward to claim the fame. Apparently the nurse slapped the soldier immediately after. The event was the celebration of the end of the war and it was taken in Times Square by Alfred Eisenstaedt.
"Wales Hobbit House" (Direct from article) "A look inside reveals a cozy living space. Wooden details create warmth, and a variety of light sources achieve a golden glow. For more details on the building of this amazing dwelling, check out BeingSomewhere.net."