Earthship Seminar ~ Building Homes Out Of Trash

Posted by on Jul 1, 2009 in Blog, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

This past weekend was spent at a seminar learning how to build sustainable, off-the-grid homes at the Earthship headquarters just outside of Taos, New Mexico. The homes are not your run of the mill green homes. Architect Mike Reynolds has been building these structures for about 40 years and they are, in large part, made out […]

OUTrial House

Posted by on Apr 29, 2009 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

Polish architects KWK Promes designed the OUTrial House in Ksiazenice, Poland. A green clearing surrounded by forest was the only context for the proposed small house. Hence the idea to “carve out” a piece of the grass-covered site, move it up and treat it as the roofing to arrange all the required functions underneath. When […]

YTL Residence in Kuala Lumpur

Posted by on Mar 9, 2009 in Blog, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

The building includes nine bedrooms, two family rooms, a family kitchen and a private dining area, a family library, a game room, a study, a public reception area, a formal dining room, a ballroom, chapel, 21 bathrooms, a swimming pool, two guest suites plus indoor private and guest parking. Is this for reals? Check out […]

Dune House

Posted by on Jan 15, 2009 in Blog, Uncategorized | One Comment

This beautiful house is located in Portugal. The Lisbon-based Pereira Miguel Arquitectos not only built the house but built the dunes around them. Just amazing. more from thecoolhunter.net

What’s Your Sign?

Posted by on Jul 16, 2008 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

Priority Architectural Graphics asks that question to responsible architects and contractors all the time. They specialize in GREEN SIGNAGE and have several eco-friendly options that you can check out here. There are so many pieces to consider in the ‘green build’ sector. Offering GREEN SIGNAGE is just one more piece of the puzzle that brings […]

Todd Jersey Architecture ~ They Bleed Green

Posted by on May 1, 2008 in Blog, Uncategorized | One Comment

Todd Jersey Architecture is a client that we’re very happy to brag about. Offering a full suite of green architectural services including smart cost-effective design solutions, LEED administration, and use of the latest green products and technolgies, they are considered a pioneer in the green architecture movement. DK Design recently designed their email marketing newsletter […]

SEED Conference ~ Chicago

Posted by on Jan 22, 2008 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

On Friday I attended a conference on design, entrepreneurship & inspiration, by 37signals, Segura Inc. and Coudal Partners in Chicago at the IIT Campus. Jason Fried, Carlos Segura and Jim Coudal led the presentation and discussion. If you read this blog, you know how much I admire Coudal Partners. Their approach to creativity speaks very […]