Monthly Archives: October 2015


The Smartest Building in the World l Inside the connected future of architecture

by Barrett Tilson October 21, 2015

It knows where you live. It knows what car you drive. It knows who you’re meeting with today and how much sugar you take in your coffee. (At least it will, after the next

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Is a Rainwater Cistern Right for You?

by Barrett Tilson October 14, 2015

Rainwater harvesting does two great things at once: It reduces the amount of stormwater runoff sent downstream and simultaneously reduces your potable water demand.

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Teeny, tiny pre-fab apartment units on the way to Austin, TX

by Barrett Tilson October 8, 2015

  The 208-square-foot unit dwellings can be stacked and plugged into city utilities. The cost per unit is projected at an affordable $600 a month — about half of what it

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