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Gary Ingram, the golf course superintendent at Oakland Metropolitan is teaching kids about what it means to be better environmental citizens through their program, the Oakland Turf Grass Initiative.
Prefabricated homes conjure up images of uninspired architecture, but Simpatico Homes is constructing sustainable houses out of factory-built modules that are beautifully designed. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das takes a tour of the Simpatico's prototy
Modern design takes a sustainable turn with Artek's Shigeru Ban 10-unit System Chair. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das explores the possible configurations of this modular system.
New Avenue Homes founder Kevin Casey is rethinking how we live by focusing on multi-generational living, where grandparents, parents, and kids share one piece of land with two homes on it. The parents and kids live in the main house and the grandparents
Google's Linne Ha travels the world collecting voice samples in more than 26 languages for the company's voice search engine. SmartPlanet visits the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., and looks at an internal application ca