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Broad Ripple Bungalow

Broad Ripple Bungalow

From Indystar.com (Indianapolis Star Tribune), an article about a Bungalow in an Indianapolis neighborhood called Broad Ripple.  The home is that of Lori Losee and James Todd, a couple passionate…

What Are You Homesick For?

What Are You Homesick For?

An editorial from Tampa.com has some very interesting thoughts on the overall planning and re-development of Tampa Bay, FL.  The discussion starts with an idea about a Bungalow House that…

A Garden Office

A Garden Office

From the UK Guardian comes an article about the incorporation of a traditional indoor space, the office, into the garden.  The combination of active space for the children, privacy for…

Re-Historic Park City

Re-Historic Park City

A video about a project in Park City, UT that maximizes the best of historic design with the modern amenities of current market trends.  They moved several houses to help…

Chicago Bungalow Grants

Chicago Bungalow Grants

  A new Energy Efficient program in Chicago to help update and minimize further energy costs in older Bungalows.  In many cases these grants may help reduce the escalating costs…

Blue Bungalow Farm

Blue Bungalow Farm

More from the Backyard homesteading front!  Here is an article about Blue Bungalow Farm in Wauwatosanow, WI.  The further description of the use of urban property for agriculture shows how…

A Retro Fit of…Suburbia?

A Retro Fit of…Suburbia?

                    Ellen Dunham-Jones fires the starting shot for the next 50 years’ big sustainable design project: retrofitting suburbia.  She takes a…

The Dissing of Summer Lawns

The Dissing of Summer Lawns

From The Design Observer comes a great anecdotal article about the reclimation of a bluegrass lawn into a garden environment.  This is part of a city policy in Santa Barbara…

Showing Up In Life

Showing Up In Life

An article from Transition Voice about Sarah Susanka and her approach to sustainability. The author is currently filming for a show called Growth Busters. He was surprised to find how…

Back Yard Farmer

Back Yard Farmer

I have advocated many times on this site that the best way to “Green Build” a house is to grow a garden in your yard. The benefits to the environment…

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