eco stucco is a range of lime plasters designed to provide healthy, functional, and sustainable mineral finishes for walls, facades, and ceilings in the form of artistically handtrowel artisan plasters. A sustainable alternative to cement plaster, acrylic plaster, and other high embodied CO2 coating products, eco stucco cures and hardens naturally by carbonation and without […]
We just ordered our “responsible” halloween treats from Clif Bar. Spooky S’mores! Sound….spooky. http://clifbarstore.com/detail/CLF+191+SS Here are some chocolates that are fair trade. http://www.sweetearthchocolates.com/prod.itml/icOid/333 AND….here’s our halloween wallpaper or desktop image for 2009. HAPPY HALLOWEEN. Click to download.
A home is more than just the house where we reside. It is where we are inspired, where we recharge, where we escape from the hectic demands of work, where we live, play and love. No one understands this better than Marvin Deal of Marvin Deal Construction. Marvin has a true artisan approach to fine […]
The General Services Administration has received $5.5 billion in funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The GSA has designated more than 250 projects that will utilize these funds to build new federal buildings (courthouses and ports of entry) that are energy efficient, as well as weatherize existing buildings to improve efficiency and reduce […]
[and you thought we were just designers] If blue plus yellow makes green, then green plus green makes evergreen. Such was the case when two eco-entities, DK Design Studio, Inc. and Alameda County, came together to create an identity for Alameda County’s sustainability initiative. The successful partnership between DK Design Studio and Alameda County is […]
Ah…..Southwest. Like Apple & FedEx is becoming one of our all time favorite brands. Check out more airline and travel info here.
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 […]