In addition to being aesthetically pleasing, these geodesic domes are environmentally-friendly, less costly than traditional homes, and are nearly disaster proof!
Habitat III will approve the 'New Urban Agenda' to transform towns and cities through Sustainable Development. It is appropriate that Habitat III is being held in Quito, Ecuador because it was the first declared UN World Heritage Site back in 197
Disaster relief shelters need to be cost-effective, easy to transport and quick to construct, which explains why many, including Ikea's, use a flat-pack design.
There are a lot more apartments available for purchase these days in Manhattan. And fewer people are buying.
A simple 800-square-foot cottage in Portland, Ore., has helped focus attention on the need for affordable housing that can be wedged into existing urban spaces.