|aEco-friendly housing in UK -- Cyclus Eco-Design -- Eco home renovation -- Green roofs Australia -- Brighton Earthship project -- Cement Alternatives -- Body heat as energy source -- Coconets of Philippines.
|aCreative director, Marilyn Higgins ; editor, Lonza Gordon ; graphic, Jake Mussett.
|a"Throughout the world, innovative thinkers and entrepreneurs are transforming their communities, making the dream of sustainable living a reality. The United Kingdom's push for sustainable housing developments raises awareness of energy efficiency and promotes eco-friendly home design. Cement alternatives developed in Australia reduce the carbon footprint for concrete production by 60%. Two industrial designers from Colombia are creating fashion items from recycled tires. In the Philippines, the inventor of coconut fiber nets shows how his company helps prevent devastating mudslides in the region and provides employment to locals."