June 22, 2008

Dwell - How Green are You contest

AIA & Dwell Magazine have a how green are you contest going. Entries are accepted through June 30th [so you have a few days!]. all you have to do:

1) Pull together up to 4 images of your green or sustainable project, please include photo credits if the shots are not taken by you.
2) Write a simple yet specific 250 word description of the project highlighting the most important aspects of the project. You may include material names, vendors, etc.

First place is $1000 and 2 runners up get $500. not a bad deal m'thinks.

click here to enter.....

June 9, 2008

Your House Without You

Have you seen this? Guess how many years it would take for your home to disappear - then watch...

And that seems to be not withstanding all the stuff that would be in your house.

From the site for Alan Weisman's new book, The World Without Us.

June 1, 2008

green AND Greener

Our friends Alegre and Sean have realized their dream of a brick and mortar location. Come join in the fun!

Green and Greener Grand Opening
June 10, 2008 10:00am - 6:00pm
Eco-living general store and design center, Green and Greener opens its first physical retail location at 4838 Laurel Canyon Boulevard, Valley Village 91607. There will be a grand opening eco-living inspired art show (until July 10th), free gift with every purchase on the 10th and an on-going 10% off discount if you don't drive to the store. Bike rack located in front of the store and public transportation map available here. Regular hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-6pm.