GOOD

GOOD community, you are awesome. Since the devastating tornado in Moore, Oklahoma last week, over 300 of you have volunteered to help victims restore family photos damaged in the storm. In a disaster, after making sure the people around us are safe, photos are one of the first things many of us would grab as we leave our homes—though digital pictures might be common now, that just makes the older prints of our childhoods, and parents, and grandparents, that much more special.

Keep Reading Show less
Articles

Redesigning the Front Yard: Replacing Lawns with Food, and Now Prairies

The typical lawn is slowly being replaced by vegetable gardens and native landscaping.

The typical American lawn originally started as an imitation of rolling green English estates (yes, Americans were Anglophiles long before Downton Abbey). It may look nice—though some would say the aesthetics of unrelenting Bermuda grass are debatable—but it's not great for the environment.

Keep Reading Show less
Articles

12 Days of Architecture: Sustainable Reconstruction After Sandy

On the final day of "12 Days of Architecture," Architecture for Humanity celebrates Ed Kloskowski's support of Sandy restoration efforts.

Keep Reading Show less
Articles