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11 Inspiring Vertical Gardens
"with green walls, especially living walls with soil medium, are great, so this ideabook... Green walls are increasingly popular in architecture as the methods improve for creating... vertical green tend to two types: vines climbing up a special armature; or walls in... between green walls (roots in ground) and living walls (roots on wall). As you mention... start my wall project Great post! Thank you. There is a great living wall installation..."
Kitchen of the Week: Aqua Knockout in Austin
Torn-down walls created more space, while vivid blue and green colors and clever storage gave a one-two punch to a kitchen remodel in Texas
"-down walls created more space, while vivid blue and green colors and clever storage... down the walls to create a contemporary, open space for entertaining as well as cooking... what's the green paint color/ code on the wall? I love it. Only thing is, the fridge... without that green wall as the aqua is striking enough (again IMO). But, I LOVE everything... white walls? Thank you so much! The white wall color is Sherwin-Williams SW 7014..."
Design 2011: Trends to Build On
"White walls. While I love a wide range of paint colors and dark tones on walls, lately... white walls bring to a design. In this bedroom the white walls are brought up a notch... on the walls and ceiling, but throughout the design, creates an extremely elegant... white walls needn't be devoid of color. Here a colorful rug runs down a long hallway... white walls, which brings me to another trend I'd like to see more of in 2011. A..."
Houzz Tour: Sustainable, Comfy Living in 196 Square Feet
Solar panels, ship-inspired features and minimal possessions make this tiny Washington home kind to the earth and cozy for the owners
"small living promotes living within your means," says Chris. "That can be a wonderful... they were living in excess. Content in their 800-square-foot apartment, they had everything... small living changed their minds. Turns out, they could want less. After weeks... feet of living space and a 63-square-foot sleeping loft above the kitchen. Set on a... Glance Who lives here: Chris and Malissa Tack Location: Snohomish, Washington Size: 133..."
Reinvent It: Grow a Mini Vertical Garden in Printing Press Drawers
"ake a living wall composition from vintage finds and greenery, for an artful indoor... renovating the living room in her San Francisco condo, Stephanie Van Dyke wanted a living... living wall to add some life to the large, open space, but she experienced some frustration... than a green thumb, so I relied heavily on my friend Franck Perry for advice on this... maybe the wall behind it with anything moist. Altho' I think they look good. This is..."
Houzz Tour: Sea Ranch Gets a New LEED Platinum Neighbor
"front living goes sustainable in a most stunning way, in a renowned California d... exterior wall as well as off the wall? sbkh - look at the aerial view in the 2nd picture... house's walls. True, they probably should have purchased the lot if they wanted to... who has lived for years in a house with no eaves on two sides, I am curious to know... accent wall in the guest bedroom, it's beautiful. My friend's parents bought a house..."
Houzz Tour: A Rare Tiny-Home Specimen in Sweden
"couple who live in an apartment in Gothenburg, Sweden, the house has a working kitchen... winter living. "This house was not designed to be a small house for two people; it... curved walls. I particularly liked the glass wall at the kitchen end with some panels... landers, green living, multi miliion and multi billionaires who use solar showers outside... and are living in a tiny home of less than 450 sq/ft. My old body needs something more..."
My Houzz: Sustainable Bamboo for a Prototype Home in Nicaragua
Ecofriendly living has a new champion, as a Granada firm kicks off its bamboo offerings with this house's architecture and furnishings
"endly living has a new champion, as a Granada firm kicks off its bamboo offerings... Pollack now lives also has the potential for an equal amount of positive social impact... Glance Who lives here: Oren Pollack and his 5 cats Location: Granada, Nicaragua Size:... challenge with living here would be the tendency for wildlife to try to re-colonize all the... experience of living in the tropics), but nature is beautiful only when it doesn't take up..."
Houzz Tour: Bright, Sun-Warmed New England Getaway
Country views, flexible living space and a just-right size make for a soothing, comfortable family retreat
"flexible living space and a just-right size make for a soothing, comfortable family... flexible living space where one owner, a writer, could feel cozy and inspired when she... bright red walls, yet they don't dominate the space I really like the simplicity to many... certainly live happily here! Great idea to have the kitchen island on casters. I love... corner walls with rainwater. New England is not all that rainy and certainly was..."
Houzz Tour: A LEED Platinum Home With Farmhouse Style
Equally charming and efficient, this pad in upstate New York houses a dance studio, a music room and plenty of warm, inviting living space
"Glance Who lives here: A couple and their 2 young kids Location: Saratoga Springs, New... building green.... And beautiful. I love it!!! Is there more to the kitchen than what... a half wall below it. Would love to know textile tile manufacturer / color would love... children) who live very comfortably in a 750 sq ft apartment: http://www.houzz.com/idea... false green facade on the same old conspicuous consumption that has got us into this..."
Bamboo Products — Earth Friend or Foe?
The ecofriendliness of this grass for flooring, wall coverings and furniture isn't cut and dried. Get the facts here
"flooring, wall coverings and furniture isn't cut and dried. Get the facts here... States Green Building Council's LEED program awards points for bamboo floors, we also... screen, living wall or as a focal point plant. They perform super in large containers... to be "green" is to use the best quality products you can afford so that they don't... used to live in in Brooklyn had its beautiful 1930s red oak and mahogany-inlaid floors..."
Grow a Lush Privacy Screen
No need to wait forever for patio privacy the green way. These 10 ideas will get your screening up and running in no time
"privacy the green way. These 10 ideas will get your screening up and running in no time... hardscaping. Greening your patio, deck or yard can go a long way toward screening your space... damaged the wall. The wall, originally a masonry one, was replaced by a cheap lumber one... reseed. I live we in a dry climate and they still receded. you are better off planting... Texan, live in France I find that the hedges that I once thought of as romantic are..."
Get a Jump on a Cool-Season Vegetable Garden
Late summer is a good time to plan and plant cool-season crops like salad greens, spinach, beets, carrots and peas
"salad greens, spinach, beets, carrots and peas... If you live in a warm-winter climate, the cool-season garden might actually span the... salad greens and turnips. Surprising cool-season crops: including asparagus, potatoes... up the walls of a raised bed, instead of pennies, they used copper tape. My back... choice. The greens are so great for cold weather and will come up through the snow the... asian greens , parsley , oregano and arugula and sorrel . One time in the mountains..."
A Georgia Pool House Swims in Luxurious Features
Sure, there's a place for lounging. But this pool house also sports a chandelier, a putting green and an exercise room
"putting green and an exercise room... putting green and an outdoor kitchen — turned this 1,244-square-foot space into a... Market; wall paint: Creamy, Sherwin-Williams; ceiling paint: Moderne White, Sherwi... putting green, offers family and friends another place to play...."
Garden Inspiration From New York's New High Line
"urban chic living in your own backyards this summer.... adding some green to the concrete-scape! That was beautiful! Awesome! Brilliant concept... doubles its green space and connects three neighborhoods. The mix of live greenery, concrete... of neon green chairs among the standard gunmetal grey bistro tables and seating was... squirrels that live in your yard. This modern sculptural piece was a show stopper. One of..."