Architecture

Cradle To Cradle

by Almira February 11, 2011

Architect and designer, William McDonough shares his views on the importance of green design, specifically from his book, Cradle To Cradle, for a TED Conference:

“Design is the first signal of human intentions. So what are our intentions?

How do we love all the children of all species for all time? …we start our designs with that question.”

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Big Ideas For A Small Planet (Season 3)

by Almira July 14, 2010

On a scale of 1 (gouge my eyes out) to 5 (enjoyed every moment), I rate it: FIVE STARS 13 episodes (Games doesn’t work on Netflix, so no-go on that one, but each episode is 25 minutes—so many nuggets of great information rolled into such a small amount of time! I realize this list is [...]

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Au Naturale Home Design

by Almira July 8, 2010

A big shout out goes to the bees today and their lovely craftsmanship in home designs. I’m absolutely in awe. These incredible creations are quite “modern” in their architectural tastes! Check out more about these natural architectural wonders here. Photos by Treehugger … Find Healthy Republic on Twitter and Facebook Fan Page

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