Things have been buzzing around Make It Right’s New Orleans’ neighborhood. One homeowner, who is severely allergic to bees, had a hive in a tree behind his home. Another homeowner had a hive camping out in the floor system under her home. Since bee colonies have been dying off in alarming numbers around the world, we […]
Our friends over at Ecovative have a fantastic new R&D project involving their mycelium based process used as insulation for a house. For those that might not know, mycelium is fungal network of threadlike cells that can be liked to the “roots” of mushrooms. The Ecovative team uses this fungi along with agricultural byproducts to […]
Make It Right has partnered with the Cradle to Cradle Innovation Institute in announcing a competition to inspire product innovation. The $250,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to companies that are working on viable products in the realm of affordable building and construction products that are safe for human and environmental health. To learn […]
Some friends of ours from Onion Flats did a really cool housing project that homeless families in Pennsylvania are eligible for. To read more about it and discuss, please check out our post in the Make It Right Laboratory.