HyperGreen Tower Concept

This is an interesting concept called the HyperGreen Tower by Jacques Ferrier, which was recently submitted to an architectural competition in Paris. The 246 meter tower design has an unusual curving exterior lattice facade made out of concrete that acts as the building’s primary structural system. This allows for adaptable floor plates and vegetated sky […]

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Recycled Rain Barrels

Aaron makes rain barrels out of recycled plastic, and runs an informative web site about rain water harvesting. The 58 gallon rain barrels are made out of thick food-grade plastic, and can withstand both hot and cold temperatures. The barrels connect directly to the downspout of your rain gutter. They are also paintable (with Krylon […]

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Rain Water Harvesting Links

HarvestH20 This site has very comprehensive set of Rain Water Harvesting Links "Harvest the Rain" Article on rain water harvesting with lots of information. Rainbarrel Tutorial From the Maryland Environmental Design Program. Another Rainbarrel Tutorial How to build a simple rainbarrel. The Garden Water Saver Different Types of Rain Barrels and Water Systems for the […]

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