Humanoid construction robot installs drywall by itself. It's clever, if also a commentary on Japan's labor priorities. If Japan's Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Institute has its way, construction workers might be a thing of the past. Researchers have
Pair hard at work building earthship-inspired home with used tires, bottles, more. After a lifetime’s worth of employment, deciding on just what your retirement will look like is a big decision. It was for Tony and Susan Doig. Do
Jim Spinney and Holly Ann Knott have one of the most unique homes in the Prairies – even though they don’t really want that designation. “We don’t want to remain unique,” Knott told CTV Saskatoon. “We want to be
Solar power is easier to install than ever before thanks to the latest innovation: the Roll-Array. John Hingley and his team at the renewable energy company Renovagen designed a high power PV array that rolls out like a carpet.
Tax should be lowered by up to £5,000, according to Policy Exchange report, which says the government is doing far too little to cut energy waste The stamp duty paid on energy efficient homes should be up to £5,000
For the 21st-century home, building with environmental sustainability in mind is a must. A sustainable, energy-efficient home makes the most effective use of building materials and natural energy. Many home builders look for new ways to ensure energy-efficiency measures
Cronk Earthship Sustainable Lorraine house built with recycled tires, glass bottles completed (VIDEO) LORRAINE It was a tiring effort, one that came close to the deadline, but five good years of physically demanding work has come to a close
South Los Angeles. What comes to mind is gangs, drugs, liquor stores, abandoned buildings and vacant lots. The last thing that you would expect to find is a beautiful garden sprouting up through the concrete, coloring the urban landscape.
New York City's scarcity of inexpensive land is often cited as an impediment to building more affordable housing, but the comptroller's office has identified more than 1,000 city-owned vacant lots across the boroughs that have been sitting idle, most