WebEcoist | Archived Articles by Author: Steph

Stephanie is one of the most veteran authors on both WebUrbanist and WebEcoist – her work tends toward the design side of things, covering everything from parks and scenic overlooks to dazzling futuristic eco-architecture:

Camp Stove Cooks with Wood & Powers Gadgets

The BioLite CampStove is a pretty green way to cook when camping, turning twigs and other wood scraps into heat energy that cooks food and powers gadgets.

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Amazing Animal Brains: 13 Fascinating Neurological Facts

Spiders with brains that spill into their legs, sea squirts that eat their own neurons and super-smart crows: these 13 animals have fascinating brains.

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Eco Lofts Commune with Nature at This Mexico Hotel

These cute little pod hotels fit everything you need in a hotel suite, but the best part is the outdoor terrace and stunning views of Mexico's wine country.

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Branch Out: 15 Home Furnishings Inspired by Trees

These 15 decorative items and furniture designs take inspiration from the beauty of trees, both literally and symbolically, bringing nature into the home.

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Earth Art: 15 Inspiring Works that Celebrate Nature

These works of art made of driftwood, dandelions, leaves, pine cones and other natural materials celebrate the beauty of nature.

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Arboreal Architecture: Taking Inspiration from Trees

These 14 houses, pavilions, commercial buildings and other forms of architecture take inspiration from the shape and symbolism of trees.

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Blow into Algae and Help it Grow at This Greenhouse

Technology, biology and horticulture come together in an unusual interactive exhibit that invites visitors to help algae grow with their breath.

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Found Object Art: 13 Sculptures Made of Reclaimed Items

Reclaiming random found objects for art is not a new thing, but these 13 artists use all sorts of waste materials in cool and surprising ways.

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Designing Dream Travel: 14 Spectacular Eco Hotels

These compact, portable, prefab eco-friendly travel destinations seem too amazing to be real, like a UFO suite and a 'magic mountain' complete with waterfall.

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Cool Creations: 20 Imaginative & Strange Ice Sculptures

Full-sized cars, ice hotels you can really sleep in, faces carved into cliff sides and castles are just a few examples of amazing things sculpted from ice.

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Silverthorne Ice Castle Glitters and Glows in Colorado

Ice castles soar 30 feet into the air and glow with an ethereal light after sunset in Colorado thanks to the artistry of Brent Christensen at Silverthorne.

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The Greenest Grass: 23 Everyday Items Made of Bamboo

Fast-growing bamboo makes a surprisingly ideal material for a wide range of products including furniture, electronics, caskets and entire buildings.

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Car Creations: 15 Things Made of Reclaimed Vehicles

Engine parts, car seats, hoods, tires and even seat belts are rescued from junked cars and turned into furniture, clothing, sculptures and more.

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Ultra-Compact Interior Designs: 14 Small-Space Solutions

You can fit more function into a tiny space than you think. These 14 furniture and storage solutions take full advantage of all available space in clever ways.

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London Brings the Double Decker Bus into the 21st Century

London's iconic red double-decker buses have received a slick, futuristic makeover by Thomas Heatherwick, and will be on the streets by February.

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Cardboard Creations: 45 Recycled Works of Art

Most of us just toss it in the recycling bin, but cardboard has life in it yet, as evidenced by these 45 amazing works of recycled and reclaimed art.

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Refuge in the Alps Looks Like a Giant Telescope

Powered with solar panels, this tube-shaped prefabricated getaway is perched amidst glaciers in the Alps, providing mountaineers with a cozy place to sleep.

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Go Eco with Vintage Decor! 35 Inspiring Images

Use these 35 images of 9 common items including baskets, jars, dressers and frames as inspiration to find vintage home decor at flea markets and garage sales.

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Fairytale Abodes: 15 Tiny Storybook Cottages

With their handmade details and charming imperfections, these 15 fairytale cottages can inspire us to live simpler lives in smaller spaces.

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Christmas Crafts: 13 Projects for Kids & Adults

Make your own natural, recycled and reclaimed ornaments and decor for the holidays including pine cone ornaments, wine cork wreaths and mini branch trees.

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