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What we're reading: zero-electricity clothes dryer

Prefab houses; London Underground live; Levi's sustainable clothes dryer; German solar home; nine carbon-neutral communities.

1.) New World Home's modular, prefab houses: vintage looks, modern quality.

2.) Google Maps mashups 2.0: A live map of the London Underground.

3.) American jeans pioneer Levi Strauss & Co. is offering $10,000 for the design of a zero-electricity clothes dryer.

4.) This high-tech solar home from Stuttgart University is covered in photovoltaic panels.

5.) Nine of the world's "most promising" carbon-neutral communities.

This post was originally published on Smartplanet.com