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Car giant Honda drives sustainability research with its innovative zero-net energy homes. Honda's smart house is an innovative eco-friendly, energy efficient lab, ...

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    MIrage Sweet Memories Handcrafted Oak Teddy Bear

    Cute Girl Bedroom featuring Teddy Bear color hardwood floor (Sweet Memories Series-Handcrafted Oak) For more information, visit www.miragefloors.com

    Photo by Mirage floors on Flickr

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    Charity Works Greenhouse Family Room

    Conferred a 2013 Exceptional Design Award from Fairfax County, this new home in McLean demonstrates the owner’s commitment to sustainable building practice. It shows that green design can also be great design. It’s...

    Photo by fairfaxcounty on Flickr

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    British Columbia Parliament

    The Parliament Of British Columbia View On Black historic Parliament building ..Located in Victoria, British Columbia and officially opened in 1898 with a 500-ft (152-m) long façade, central dome, two end...

    Photo by Nick Kenrick. on Flickr

  • Award for innovative housing project in Bury St Edmunds

    10/19/16

    One of the judges said the collaboration was 'a refreshing and innovative approach and one that should be promoted'. They added that it 'delivered affordable housing whilst letting in the next generation to spearhead solving the housing crisis' and

  • Britain wants to tear down 783 London homes to expand Heathrow Airport

    10/25/16

    Britain's government gave the go-ahead Tuesday to build a new runway at London's Heathrow Airport despite concerns about air pollution, noise and the destruction of hundreds of homes in the capital's densely populated western neighborhoods. The

  • Wireless smoke alerts coming to vacant homes

    10/25/16

    "This innovative technology is the result of the local tech community and (the city) working together to solve a real problem for residents living near vacant properties," said Grace Simrall, the city's innovation chief. "We want innovation and

  • Thrive Home Builders named one of America's most innovative homebuilders

    10/24/16

    Only six Grand Winners were chosen in five categories among nearly 40 outstanding Zero Energy Ready Homes designed by the nation's top homebuilders. Thrive was recognized for innovative design in its three-story rowhomes located in the new urbanist 

  • Are Micro-Apartments Innovative Solutions for Cities or Future Slums?

    10/16/16

    Micro-living complexes are all the rage—but history is littered with failed attempts at living small.

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  • Building Better Homes

    Rand Corporation. 2003. ISBN: 9780833034090,083303409X. 130 pages.

    This report examines the structure, characteristics, and motivations of major participants in the housing industry to explore how innovation might be accelerated. It identifies options and strategies for the federal government to consider as it attempts to further advance innovation in housing to make homes more affordable, durable, and safe. Innovation in housing would provide benefits to a broad range of participants, including homebuilders, manufacturers, insurers, regulators, and homeowners.

  • Popular Science

    1986. 128 pages.

    Popular Science gives our readers the information and tools to improve their technology and their world. The core belief that Popular Science and our readers share: The future is going to be better, and science and technology are the driving forces that will help make it better.

  • In Artists' Homes

    Clarkson Potter Publishers. 1992. 180 pages.

    Journeys behind the scenes to capture the eclectic, innovative homes of twenty-two of America's prominent contemporary artists, including Helen Frankenthaler, Alex Katz, David Deutsch, and Izhar Patkin. 15,000 first printing. Serial rights, House Beautiful & Architectural Digest.

  • Living Homes

    Chronicle Books. 2008. ISBN: 0811862852,9780811862851. 204 pages.

    A lavishly photographed book takes readers on a visual tour of twenty-two energy-efficient, environmentally friendly homes and their surrounding landscapes, exploring a rammed earth neighborhood, a two-story Victorian-style straw bale house, and a recycled concrete coastal retreat, among other alternative living spaces. Reprint.

  • Design and Construction of High-Performance Homes

    Routledge. 2013. ISBN: 9781135874919,1135874913. 312 pages.

    Both professionals and students are increasingly committed to achieving high-performance metrics in the design, construction and operation of residential buildings. This book responds to this demand by offering a comprehensive guide which features: architectural innovations in building skin technologies which make lighter more transparent buildings high performing; energy-free architectural design principles and advances in building-integrated photovoltaics; essential engineering principles,...

  • NSE Named Most Innovative Stock Exchange In Africa

    10/26/16

    The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has emerged the most innovative stock exchange in Africa in 2016. This award was presented to The Exchange by The Business Year Magazine in Lagos, recently. The Business Year Magazine Awards recognize different categories ...

  • Prefab & Rare: Lustron Home for Sale in …

    10/26/16

    “He was an interesting guy,” Leary said. Saunders wanted to try out one of these new innovative, low maintenance homes, when he purchased the Lustron to live in with his wife and young child. Saunders chose the yellow and grey color scheme and it took ...

  • Two CAPS Remodelers Receive 2016 ‘Homes for Life’ Awards

    10/25/16

    “The Homes for Life award-winning projects exemplify innovative home design that prioritizes safety and style,” said NAHB Remodelers Chairman Tim Shigley, CAPS, CGP, CGR, GMB, GMR, of Wichita, Kan. “Certified Aging-in-Place Specialists are trained to ...