building a sustainable and resilient community

Q: What’s wee, made of straw bale, and awesome?

A:  The ModCell Straw-Bale Pre-Fab home! File this under “better late than never”… I just learned about this house and knew I had to talk about it here because it embodies many of the things that I love in one tidy, very livable package.  Observe: It’s a house, which is great, since I love house […]


Live from Dwell on Design

I’ll be visiting the combined Dwell on Design / Mobius LA conference on Friday on behalf of the GDC and  I’ll be live-blogging here all day about what I see, and as I tend to gravitate naturally towards more “sustainable” products or projects, please leave a comment if you think there is something in […]


Important Business & the iHouse

Sorry I’ve been so absent lately….I had to attend to the important business of graduating. In other news, this story about the Clayton Homes iHouse got passed around the blogosphere a couple of weeks ago, and I wanted to mention it here briefly.  What I think is really intriguing about the iHouse is that is […]