Dan Phillips – Houses from ‘Rubbish’

Dan Phillips – Houses from ‘Rubbish’

Stand up. Turn around. Make the guy speaking at the front of the room really uncomfortable. Go against the flow. Dan Phillips takes what others consider to be ‘rubbish’ and turns it into houses. “It takes nerve to dive into the primal parts of...
How to make an environmentally-friendly house on a tight budget

How to make an environmentally-friendly house on a tight budget

GUEST POST: Cynthia Booth writes for the architecture career opportunities blog. It’s a nonprofit internet site dedicated to offer help for young architects who need resources for their careers. With this she would like to raise the consideration on eco-friendly...
Empathy … the human evolution

Empathy … the human evolution

In this fantastic TED talk – Jeremy Rifkin talks about the research and reality of empathy … something not always seen in today’s society, but present at the very core of our beings from birth. One of the powerful questions that arose for me after...

Cultivating the Future

Here is something to consider – planting food is the most radical act of change and protest that you can take in an age of pure consumption. To produce the basic necessities of life, in your own space, liberates a very old archetypal pathway in the human soul...

Versatility in Space, Big things in small boxes

This is a brilliant use of space by an architect in Hong Kong. As time goes by and resources get more scarce – I suspect that even those of us living in the big ‘ol USA will begin to realize the value and efficiency of small spaces. By reducing our...