2,662 Sustainability Kitchen Design Photos

DLB Custom Home Design
15 Reviews
Wando River Private Residence
Ideabooks3,834
Questions9
wood — it's actually a grass — bamboo has many of the same advantages and disadvantages as wood. It's a good option if you are looking to use a sustainably harvested material for your kitchen floor. Not all bamboo flooring is the same, however; be sure to look for moso bamboo, as it's considered the
wood — it's actually a grass — bamboo has many of the same advantages and disadvantages as wood. It's a good option if you are looking to use a sustainably harvested material for your kitchen floor. Not all bamboo flooring is the same, however; be sure to look for moso bamboo, as it's considered the
wood – it’s actually a grass – bamboo has many of the same advantages and disadvantages as wood. It’s a good option if you are looking to use a sustainably harvested material for your kitchen floor. Not all bamboo flooring is the same, however; be sure to look for Moso bamboo, as it’s considered the
“Bamboo Not technically wood — it's actually a grass — bamboo has many of the same advantages and” — cpbmeriam
Amy Cuker, MBA, LEED AP
12 Reviews
Swarthmore Residence
Ideabooks1,153
Questions6
enough to call these choices sustainable?" She continues, "I must admit I don’t always know the answer, but I always raise the question, so that if there’s a choice that’s sustainable and local, and practical and beautiful, we can have more confidence about the sustainability of our design decisions."
example, I’ll have a discussion with a client about sustainable materials. Sure, there are solid-surface countertops with lots of recycled quartz mixed in, or you can use bamboo wood, which regrows super quickly, so these are billed as sustainable choices. But when you take a closer look, these products
enough to call these choices sustainable?" She continues, "I must admit I don’t always know the answer, but I always raise the question, so that if there’s a choice that’s sustainable and local, and practical and beautiful, we can have more confidence about the sustainability of our design decisions."
“Left side” — dranne63
Cornerstone Architects
21 Reviews
Cat Mountain Residence
Ideabooks67,091
Questions70
elements with touches of antique charm. Energy efficient materials along with reclaimed architectural wood details were seamlessly integrated, adding sustainable design elements to this transitional design. The architect and client collaboration strived to achieve modern, clean spaces playfully interjecting
harvested sustainably. It's durable, it has a long life cycle, and milling can be simple and require little energy. However, wood that's not harvested sustainably can be environmentally destructive. When choosing wood floors, look for the following to ensure you're making the most sustainable choice.
“molding” — Deborah Nutting
Buckminster Green LLC
9 Reviews
Chestnut Hill kitchen
Ideabooks2,184
Questions6
The doors, shelves and cabinet boxes are all made from bamboo plywood. Bamboo is a grass that grows quickly, and it is a sustainable substitute for wood from trees. Sustainability is all in the details, though, so do your homework to make sure the life-cycle costs of the product are indeed less than
SustainabilityIn recent years attention has turned to the glues in plywood, and what fumes the product is off-gassing into our homes when used inside. To reduce harmful VOCs, look for plywood with glues that have no added urea-formaldehyde. The plywood used in the construction of the cabinets in this
“shelves” — tottlefrey
Niche Interiors
24 Reviews
Marin Remodel
Ideabooks4,289
Questions15
There's perhaps no better combination than beauty and sustainability! ECOS Paints just became the first paint manufacturer in North America to publish our Health Product Declarations (HPDs) and to qualify for LEEDv4
2. LEED designers look beyond the labels to find truly sustainable products and materials. It's all too easy for the average consumer to get fooled by "greenwashing" — claims that a product is ecofriendlier than
clients create homes that are healthy for their families and the environment." says Jones. "We reduce carbon footprint by sourcing locally, specify sustainable and responsibly harvested wood, and source and repurpose vintage furniture to reduce waste."
2. LEED designers look beyond the labels to find truly sustainable products and materials. It's all too easy for the average consumer to get fooled by "greenwashing" — claims that a product is ecofriendlier than
“marble, walnut” — listitem
Izumi Tanaka Photography
6 Reviews
LivingHomes C6 designed by Jamie Bush in Palm Springs Modernism Week
Ideabooks4,014
Questions7
Newly unveiled C6, a sustainable pre-fab home, by LivingHomes on display during Modernism Week in Palm Springs. Photography by Izumi Tanaka
The open kitchen in the C6, a sustainable prefab home by LivingHomes in Santa Monica, California.
The open kitchen in the C6, a sustainable prefab home by LivingHomes in Santa Monica, California.
“light” — kpkozak
LA Dwelling
17 Reviews
Mid Century Modern Kitchen
Ideabooks1,430
Questions3
researching which materials would work best for their space. Zebra wood was chosen for its style and because it's formaldehyde free and harvested from sustainable forests.
"Zebra wood was chosen for its style and because it's formaldehyde free and harvested from sustainable forests." ; green counters
researching which materials would work best for their space. Zebra wood was chosen for its style and because it's formaldehyde free and harvested from sustainable forests. Great details usually come at a price, which Glen and the family knew they'd have to take into account. They wanted to get that subtle metal
“1” — 422041304
Brennan + Company Architects
10 Reviews
mid-century [re]modern
Ideabooks2,294
Questions6
Paperstone and it's a strong, waterproof option if sustainability is one of your renovation goals.
This counter is called Paperstone and it's a strong, waterproof option if sustainability is one of your renovation goals...
recycled paper mixed with resin. The material is called Paperstone and it's a strong, waterproof option if sustainability is one of your renovation goals.
Paperstone countertop - a sustainable choice for a countertop
green product made from post-consumer recycled paper mixed with resin. The material is called Paperstone and it's a strong, waterproof option if sustainability is one of your renovation goals.
green product made from post-consumer recycled paper mixed with resin. The material is called Paperstone and it's a strong, waterproof option if sustainability is one of your renovation goals.
“Paper” — bromcrad
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