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Hemcrete: Smoking Hot Walls 7 Times Tougher Than Concrete

What if there were a building material 7 times stronger than concrete that's not only carbon neutral but carbon negative? That material is here, and it's hemp.

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Easy Being Green: Eco-Friendly Istanbul Building

Green architecture has caught on around the world, but some areas still shy away from it. These Istanbul architects are eco-friendly, but in an unexpected way.

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Real-Life Water World: 12 Futuristic Offshore Building Projects

If the worst happens and a deluge forces us to live on the sea, at least these architects have us covered with amazing offshore building concepts.

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Holiday Hack: Marvelous & Massive Megawatt Displays

Before whipping out the Bah Humbug, stop to smell the gingerbread roses and in childlike wonder watch some the best megawatt holiday displays in America.

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Animal Prosthetics: Uplifting Stories of Rehabilitation

From artificial turtle flippers to replacement dolphin tails, animal prosthetics aim to save injured animals and help them regain as much functionality.

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ReBurbia: Designers Take on Rethinking Suburbia

These days people are moving out of the suburbs and back into the cities. So what happens to suburbia? These designers have some environmentally friendly ideas.

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Glaring Answers: How We're Taking A New Shine To UV

Sunburn and skin-damage, sun-cream and sea-damage...can't we make our relationship to UV light a healthier one? You bet - take a look at these examples!

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Literal Tree Houses: Amazing Homes Built with Whole Trees

There's something primitive about the sophisticated homes designed by Whole Trees Architecture: they use whole, young-growth trees in amazing, beautiful ways.

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Creative Images:14 Contemporary Outdoor Photographers

Outdoor photos touch our emotions, hearts, and minds. Here are 14 of the best and brightest contemporary outdoor photographers and 37 breathtakingly creative images.

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Message in a Bottle: A Village Made of Recycled Bottles

The Bottle Village in Simi Valley, California is a recycler's paradise: it's a beautiful landmark made entirely of discarded bottles and other "trash."

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Serious Scrap Metal Recycling: Crazy Can Sculptures

Food cans aren't usually seen as beautiful, and they aren't the standard choice for sculpture. But Canstruction uses them to make beautiful things happen.

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Upcycled Art: Paper Bags Return to Their (Tree) Roots

The paper bags we get our fast food in are usually seen as trash. But at least one artist is taking them back to their roots and giving them new lives as trees.

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Eco Skyscrapers: Green Architecture Reaches for the Sky

To meet the sustainable standards of the future, green architects design ultra-tall buildings that combine a range of functions like farming and housing.

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Easy DIY Home Energy: 4 Ways to Plant a Solar Tree

Four types of solar tree, from concept to reality, turning solar paneling into works of Art.

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The Wheel Turns: 15 Dazzling New Directions for Bicycle Design

15 innovations for our healthiest, eco-friendliest mode of transport, the humble, noble bicycle.

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