Industry leaders call for wider use of bamboo as a building material

Photo: Cheng Kevin/Creative Commons.

May 23, 2016

Bamboo has multiple benefits, including seismic resiliency. Bamboo structures often fared better in earthquakes than buildings made from conventional construction material such as concrete.

Photo Credit: Nick Christensen, Wikimedia Commons

May 20, 2016

Looking for a job but don’t like the big city? Don’t worry, there are plenty of smaller cities ripe with job opportunities, as well

Net zero house in Tiburon, Calif. Photo: Inhabitat/Creative Commons.

May 20, 2016

It will not only meet California’s net zero mandate. It will reflect a new conceptual approach.

Massachusetts woman kicked out of her tiny home after voters nix zoning change

Photo: Tammy Strobel/Creative Commons.

May 20, 2016

Voters at Hadley, Massachusetts’s annual town meeting decided against legalizing backyard cottages.


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