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Planting lavender in window box!  Love!  I'm going to do this!  Imagine the scent that will permeate your home when you open the window!

Front window box -- Planting lavender in window box! Imagine the scent that will permeate your home when you open the window!

schmidt hammer lassen complete Scandinavia’s largest library | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

Scandinavia’s largest library is powered by the sun

Labrador Rocks! One of the Coolest Civilizations in North... https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1537454498/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_x_FZ37xbPAKHNA2

One of the Coolest Civilizations in North America (Photo Albums) (Volume (English, French, German, Spanish Editions) Llewelyn Pritchard MA

In New York, instant, guerrilla installations are set up by readers themselves

Libraries of one kind and another seem to be popping up everywhere.

San Antonio Launching First Bookless Public Library : TreeHugger

San Antonio Launching First Bookless Public Library

This library will be decidedly more technologically advanced than the old book-filled buildlings we're used to.

London’s only floating bookshop finally has a permanent home Word on the Water bookstore in London – Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

London's only floating bookshop finally has a permanent home

The floating bookstore was offered a permanent mooring in the canal at Granary Square, which was gratefully accepted.

Zero waste living: A guide to books that will help you get started.

Get Ready For Zero Waste Week With These Books!

Zero waste living: A guide to books that will help you get started.

London's only floating bookshop, Word on the Water now has a permanent home | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

London's only floating bookshop finally has a permanent home

Big Box Supermarket Transformed into Gorgeous Eden Prairie Library in Minnesota | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

Big Box Supermarket Transformed into Gorgeous Eden Prairie Library in Minnesota

Big Box Supermarket Transformed into Gorgeous Eden Prairie Library in Minnesota BTR Architects Eden Prairie Library – Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

Our editor @katelinbutler and Architecture Media's editorial director @cameronjamesbruhn have edited a new @thamesandhudsonau book, The Apartment House: Reframing the Australian Dream. The homes in this book eschew the ideal of owning a detached house on a quarter-acre block, replacing this ubiquitous lifestyle with the convenience, sustainability and affordability of life in a townhouse or apartment. Look out for it in bookshops in October! #theapartmenthouse

Our editor @katelinbutler and Architecture Media's editorial director @cameronjamesbruhn have edited a new @thamesandhudsonau book, The Apartment House: Reframing the Australian Dream. The homes in this book eschew the ideal of owning a detached house on a quarter-acre block, replacing this ubiquitous lifestyle with the convenience, sustainability and affordability of life in a townhouse or apartment. Look out for it in bookshops in October! #theapartmenthouse

How Libraries -- Yes, Libraries -- Are Helping People Ditch Stuff They Don't Need. Public libraries across the country are housing so-called “libraries of things,” from which people can borrow useful items for a short time instead of buying them outright. This is a largely hidden feature of the growing “sharing economy,” but it may be poised to take off as many Americans become increasingly concerned about waste and environmental sustainability.

How Libraries -- Yes, Libraries -- Are Helping People Ditch Stuff They Don't Need

How Libraries -- Yes, Libraries -- Are Helping People Ditch Stuff They Don't Need. Public libraries across the country are housing so-called “libraries of things,” from which people can borrow useful items for a short time instead of buying them outright. This is a largely hidden feature of the growing “sharing economy,” but it may be poised to take off as many Americans become increasingly concerned about waste and environmental sustainability.

Little Free Library offers kits to build your own miniature library in your neighborhood, encouraging literacy and community.

Little Free Library: Tiny House-Shaped Boxes Let You Take a Book or Leave One

Little Free Library: Tiny House-Shaped Boxes Let You Take a Book or Leave One Little Free Library – Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

Shelf life … an independent bookshop. Photograph: Rob Whitworth/Alamy

Decline in independent bookshops continues with 73 closures in 2012

Man Booker prize: David Nicholls and Ali Smith among 13 names on longlist

BiebBus: Amazing Dutch Children’s Library Pops Up Inside a Shipping Container BiebBus (1) – Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

BiebBus: Amazing Dutch Children's Library Pops Up Inside a Shipping Container

BiebBus: Amazing Dutch Children’s Library Pops Up Inside a Shipping Container BiebBus – Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

Gorgeous 15th-Century Church Renovated as a Modern Bookstore in The Netherlands

Gorgeous 15th-Century Church Renovated as a Modern Bookstore in The Netherlands

Waanders In de Broeren, A Century Dominican Church converted into a Modern Bookstore

Books and Hammocks

One of my favorite bookstores! Boulder Bookstore, Boulder, Colorado (on Pearl Street)

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