Survey finds owners of green homes to be a content, remorse-free bunch
In a first-of-its-kind customer satisfaction survey, respondents give certified green homeownership a ringing endorsement with a majority believing that the benefits of owning an eco-friendly abode outweigh any additional costs.
Adaptive reuse—in this case turning non-residential buildings into houses—lessens the physical proximity of the past to the future by sublimely juxtaposing sterile white voids with, say, a primal industrial exoskeleton. …
Inspired by Curbed’s avid Pinterest community, here’s a look back on a wide array of completely insane projects that (seemingly sane) architects have chosen to take on. Intrigued? Find some examples below, and visit the Pinterest board to see the ones that didn’t make the cut.
Tips for Cleaning Concrete
Few building materials are more practical, durable, or versatile than concrete. From smooth indoor flooring to outdoor driveways, patios, and sidewalks, home and business owners enjoy the many benefits of concrete on a daily basis.
One of the advantages to having interior or exterior concrete is the ease with which one can clean it. When dirt, grease, or other substances mar your concrete, keep the following considerations in mind to plan and implement a cleaning strategy: