How to maintain a non-toxic garden
8 tips on How to maintain an environmentally friendly urban garden that is safe for people and pets. This post is based on Ellen Sandbeck’s Book, Organic Housekeeping - a Solvigg favorite and library must have. For her entire gardening how-to… Purchade a digital copy of Ellen’s book or request a copy at your local library. Compost Compost Compost! If you dont know what this is...
A Brief History of Grids →
Page layout information from a blog - while searching for the 58 unit grid
Micro-loan to build a house
“Ahmedabad — A woman who received a loan to purchase a new house that is raised above ground level. Her previous house, in one of the slums of Ahmedabad, was partly below ground level and was flooded with rain and sewer water on a regular basis. Her family and children now have a better quality of life and are less susceptible to diseases. She received a micro-loan from the Vikas Center...
Single Room Occupancy Law Project Article →
The Best Deal in the City? UWS Room Rents for $99-a-Week - DNAinfo.com
Air Bed and Breakfast
Brian Chesky Interview. The Entrepreneur Questionnaire: Brian Chesky, Co-Founder and CEO of Airbnb - Greylock How did you come up with the idea for Airbnb? Joe [Gebbia] and I had just moved to San Francisco and become roommates in 2007. Neither of us had a job and we needed money for rent. We were both designers and we knew the International Design Conference was coming to San Francisco in...
Design Within Reach - What is Green? →
Saw this in one of their older catalogs - liked their explanation - maybe we can get our hands on a copy of this
9 Story Timber Building →
PDF showing details and construction of 9 story timber building in the UK - very beautiful and simple inside and out.