Saturday, January 19, 2008

Green Travel Tips

The latest issue of Conde Nast Traveler has an excellent article on green travel by G. Jeffrey MacDonald. Jeffrey says, “Your travels can destroy habitats and accelerate global warming. They can also help heal the planet. This handbook shows you how simple decisions can make all the difference”. Go ahead have a look at the article Here

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

More Reading Materials

I came across this good publication on ecolodges published by Lao National Tourism Administration and Asian Development Bank. Even though this manual is for Laos the contents have relevance to all who have interests in ecolodges. It made fascinating reading. The contents include selection and preparation of site, use of local building material, Bungalows and multi room lodges, restaurants and common areas, construction advice, interior decoration, landscaping and gardening, safety cleanliness and hygiene, staffing issues, marketing and promotion, some examples of bad design and construction and sample architectural drawing. Go ahead have a look at it.

Thursday, January 3, 2008

More Resources

As I was scouting the net I came across this article Ecolodge & Green Building Tips by Karen Lewis. Karen shares know-how on building an ecolodge and tips on green building practices and sustainable products.I found it very interesting. Gives you lot of insights. Have a look at it