Have you ever gone for an evening stroll, stopped momentarily at a neighbour’s newly renovated home, then tried to sneak a peek through the window without being blatantly obvious? For one day only, you won’t have to sheepishly peer through someone’s window to check out the home improvements, you can walk right in the front [...]
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The city council has set an ambitious path to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emission. The first target is to reduce community GHG emissions 33 per cent below current levels by 2020. The second target is to have all new construction GHG neutral by 2030 Statistics show that green homes built in Seattle since 2007 make [...]
Adding a big round chair or a circular rug or ottoman can make your guests feel more at home. People react more positively to space filled with curvy forms and shapes because curvilinear forms create warmth. In recent research study, students were shown four rooms, two of which contained rounded furniture, while the other two [...]
“Architecture isn’t always about something new,” Thom said “It’s about new ideas; taking what you have and giving it a new personality.” Holding the concept of preserving the old while building the new, he designs the new arena based on the concept of ”saving the shells” of the historic theatres and upgrading the mechanical systems. The renowned [...]
With summer still going strong, there is plenty of time left to spice up the cottage decor!
The future of green living is in Kamloops, BC, where one of Canada’s first….
British Columbians are known for their passion towards the environment, and many people develop….