Whole Larder Love: a witty sustainable lifestyle blog

Mel Baxter Reader Find

By Mel Baxter in Cool Websites on Wednesday 23 January 2013

Rohan Anderson is the coolest sustainable lifestyle guru ever. If I was 15 years younger, I would totally adopt him as my dad. In his new book, Whole Larder Love, he’ll teach you how to hunt, skin a rabbit, make chilli sauce and grow trees sideways, all with a cool facade and a witty attitude.

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Unilever Headquarters, Hamburg

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in Architecture on Monday 26 April 2010

The striking new building that houses the Unilever Headquarters for Northern Europe in Hamburg, Germany, is an attempt by the company to put sustainability at the forefront of their identity. The structure, designed by Benisch Architekten, consumes less than 100 Kwh/a m² of energy, and features a transparent “outer skin” to minimize heat gain from the sun and wind effect from the adjoining river.

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Eco Lighthouse

Snell Reader Find

By Snell in New Eco on Friday 1 February 2008

Called the Lighthouse (BRE House), this is the UK’s first ever net zero carbon home that also meets the highest level of the UK Standard Code for Sustainable Homes. It is a leading example because not only is it made with the most sustainable materials, but is also designed to encourage and shape a more sustainable lifestyle for its occupants.

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