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How To Build Your Own Tiny House

Tiny houses are all the rage these days, and for good reason. With more Americans realizing how much more time, money, and freedom are to be gained by living in a small home, there’s a great movement towards downsizing. There are many companies out there that now sell prefabricated tiny homes, but perhaps you’re looking […]

August 2nd

Building a Mobile Kitchen

Some people build houses. Others, go abroad and help build or rebuild communities. Still others build… mobile kitchens! Earlier this year, students from the University of Toronto‘s master’s program at the faculty of architecture designed and built a mobile kitchen. So what you say? What’s so big about a kitchen table on wheels? Well, some […]

September 13th

Sustainable Architecture Benefits Chicago’s Underprivileged

The urban fabric of Chicago is getting greener every year. Since 1989, more than 500,000 trees have been planted, more than 80 miles of landscaped medians constructed, and 2 million square feet of green roofs built or negotiated—more than all other American cities combined. But the more significant greening is happening in the built environment, […]

December 3rd