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Save Money: Build Cat-Focused Furniture Using Upcycled Pallets
Offbeat  (tags: save money, building, cat-furniture, pets, cat patios, animals, cats, environment, humans, interesting, society )

- 398 days ago -
In addition to your current methods to defray the costs of pet ownership, you can easily build durable, comfortable and customized pet beds, cat patios, cat trees, and even a kitty-sized moon cradle while helping the planet a tiny bit.
Andrew Peek - Do the Right Thing --- PETITION ----
Offbeat  (tags: andrew peek, toronto, building, eviction notice, protection )

- 731 days ago -
Immediately upon purchasing the building, eviction notices were served to all the tenants, in order to begin construction on a 'boutique hotel'.
Making Houses Out of Mushrooms
Offbeat  (tags: Properties, Building, Greener, carbon footprint, construction industry, ancient technology, new technology )

- 1696 days ago -
Much of the construction industry depends on fossil fuels, creating a big carbon footprint. As pressure mounts to make construction "greener", experts have started to design houses out of hemp and straw, and bricks made of mushrooms.
Plastic Bottle School By Illac Diaz and the MyShelter Foundation
Offbeat  (tags: plastic bottles, building, strength, My Shelter Foundation )

- 2529 days ago -
Developed by Illac Diaz and the MyShelter Foundation, the school is made from thousands of discarded plastic bottles that are filled with liquefied adobe. The combination, which is relatively cheap, is being claimed to be three times stronger than concret
Man Building Full-Scale Noah's Ark
Offbeat  (tags: Bible, noah's ark, Noah, dream, building, ark, ship )

- 2859 days ago -
After a nightmare, Johan Huibers constructs a ship four stories tall and as long as a football field.
5 Buildings So Big They Have Their Own ZIP Code!
Offbeat  (tags: building, buildings, building, building own zip code, own zip code, zip code, usa zip code )

- 2975 days ago -
Last night I was reading the latest issue of Wired (the only physical magazine I still subscribe to) and noticed a fun little data stream they had posted about places with their own ZIP code.
Chinese Workers Build 15-Story Hotel in Just Six Days
Offbeat  (tags: Building, hotel, build, China, 15-story, six days )

- 3082 days ago -
A construction crew in the south-central Chinese city of Changsha has completed a 15-story hotel in just six days. If nothing else, this remarkable achievement will stoke further complaints from American economic pundits that China's economy is far...
10 Essential Architects of the Twentieth Century
Offbeat  (tags: Architecture, Monuments, Building, Structure, Construction )

- 3128 days ago -
Architecture varies greatly depending on the taste and style of the architect, and has generally evolved over the years.
2nd Body Found in Texas Building Hit By Plane
Offbeat  (tags: Plane crash, building, irs, government, suicide )

- 3350 days ago -
AUSTIN, Texas -- A software engineer furious with the IRS launched a suicide attack on the U.S. tax agency Thursday by crashing his small plane into an office building containing
How To Spot Red Flags On A Property
Offbeat  (tags: house, building, buy, real estate )

- 4068 days ago -
Up the ante and the same can hold true for a home. Getting beyond the wow factor and into the nitty gritty of the less glamorous parts of the home such as the roof, furnace and foundation can make or break a real estate deal.
Ten Weird Building Designs
Offbeat  (tags: design, arts, photos, weird, building, off-beat, humans )

- 4108 days ago -
The Netherlands never really was a desert, but the designers down at UCX Architects in Amsterdam created this apartment complex called The Urban Cactus, anyway...

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