Cancun wants a self-sufficient eco resort

How do you celebrate a country’s 50th birthday? Well, if that country is a tropical paradise like Cancun, you build it an artificial island that doubles as a self-sufficient eco-resort, of course.

This green Isolée house is self-sufficient

While many green homes try to blend in seamlessly with the environment, a new type of structure being favored in some eco-tourism sectors is to do just the opposite.

This Dutch house is self-sufficient

The goal of many green designs for houses is to make them appear part of the landscape.