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You are looking at pictures of a house I built for our family in Wales.
As more and more advertising goes online and transportation conservation becomes an increasing economic and ecological concern, what is the future fate of the infamous billboard ?
For the one in every eight souls around the world lacking access to pure drinking water, how about this: A solar-powered water purification system that spits out pure water, hydrogen and, just for kicks, electricity too. Could it get any better than that? The device is called Hydra, and like its many-headed mythological namesake it truly serves a multitude of purposes: As its press release notes, "imagine a single trailer-mounted device that turns scum into over 20,000 gallons of pure water a day, stores electricity better than a battery, makes medical-grade oxygen, and runs on the sun." That's quite enough benefits from one device, thankyouverymuch.
Hello there! It’s been a busy week with a trip to Seattle for the Picasso exhibition and a drive out to the coast but I knew I had to share this amazing remodel with you before the week came to a close.
It’s the house that love built – Woodland Home was done by a man with the help of his father-in-law, a few good friends and some passersby who couldn’t help their curiosity at this spectacular sustainable design. “Being your own architect is a lot of fun and allows you to create and enjoy something which is part of you and the land rather than, at worst, a mass-produced box designed for maximum profit and convenience of the construction industry,” says Simon Dale, the brains behind this amazing, earth friendly home.
“We were fortunate,” Steven Self, School Superintendent at Woodsboro, Texas said.