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EPIC CONFERENCE in Vancouver

EPIC CONFERENCE in Vancouver

If you're reading this, then you are probably EPIC. Why are we flattering you so? Because EPIC stands for Ethical, Progressive, Intelligent Consumer. Surely you consider yourself to be all of those

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HAPPY GREEN VALENTINES DAY!

HAPPY GREEN VALENTINES DAY!

Whether you love it or hate it, today is Valentine's day. Some may argue the holiday is a Hallmark fabrication to encourage consumption of useless goods, but whatever your thoughts, its a nice day to

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RE:VISION Design Competition

RE:VISION Design Competition

So, we know you’ve read a lot about sustainable design and development here at Inhabitat. Now here’s a chance to propose your ideas for how design and technology can transform the urban environment,

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INHABITAT IS LOOKING FOR WRITERS

INHABITAT IS LOOKING FOR WRITERS

Hey readers - Any of you want to write for Inhabitat? We are currently looking for a few new correspondents to be our eyes and ears for green design around the world. Specifically, we are really

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LAST CHANCE TO ENTER: $50,000 Energy Efficiency Makeover

LAST CHANCE TO ENTER: $50,000 Energy Efficiency Makeover

If you own a home in the Bay Area, don’t miss your chance to turn your abode into a lean green energy-efficient machine. Sponsored by local news radio outfit KGO, Flex Your Power, ABC7, Sustainable

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ASK INHABITAT: Your Green ‘Dear Abby’

ASK INHABITAT: Your Green ‘Dear Abby’

This weeks marks the launch of a new column here at Inhabitat in which we answer your questions about all things eco-design, in a public forum on our site. While we normally do our best to respond to

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LIVING HOMES LEED PLATINUM Reception

LIVING HOMES LEED PLATINUM Reception

Photo by CJ Berg / Sunshine Divis This past Tuesday, Steve Glenn opened up his LivingHomes model home to celebrate the acceptance of the first-ever LEED Platinum plaque for Ray Kappe's prefab Living

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SUSTAIN miniHOME – Tonight on HGTV!

SUSTAIN miniHOME – Tonight on HGTV!

The Sustain MiniHOME, one of our favorite little manufactured homes, emerged out of Toronto last year and has since made itself known far and wide. Tonight, Sustain's prefab profile will get another boost

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THE 2010 IMPERATIVE: Global Emergency Teach-In

THE 2010 IMPERATIVE: Global Emergency Teach-In

Ed Mazria is a committed pioneer on the frontier of climate-conscious building. His Architecture 2030 agenda has gained recognition this year as an exemplary model for pushing a rapid and radical shift

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NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS from Susan Szenasy

NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS from Susan Szenasy

SUSAN SZENASY, Metropolis Magazine The last time I made a New Year’s resolution I lied to myself big time; someone wrote it down and the lie keeps haunting me. But I think I can be truthful when it

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NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS from Steve Glenn

NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS from Steve Glenn

STEVE GLENN, Living Homes I think 2007 will see an acceleration in development for two sectors of the real estate sector in which LivingHomes is involved. First, far more residential and commercial

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NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS from Jennifer Siegal

NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS from Jennifer Siegal

JENNIFER SIEGAL, Office of Mobile Design My resolution for '007 is to look much farther ahead - I am taking a great leap forward and looking 100 years into the future. My firm Office of Mobile Design,

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NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS from Yves Behar

NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS from Yves Behar

YVES BEHAR, FuseProject Resolutions? I do not make resolutions for the New Year, and have never done so. Reason is, resolutions die untimely deaths, and design is never a short term endeavor. That

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NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS from Cameron Sinclair

NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS from Cameron Sinclair

Now that you've heard from Inhabitat, it's time to hear from our friend and architectural humanitarian hero Cameron Sinclair, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Architecture for Humanity. CAMERON

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INHABITAT NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

INHABITAT NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

Today marks the beginning of a new calendar year, and an opportune moment to look forward with hope, goals, and anticipation. While it's traditional for us to make personal resolutions (shed a few pounds,

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GREEN DESIGN IN 2006

GREEN DESIGN IN 2006

As the year end approaches and we count down to the new year, we want to take a moment to reflect on the year in design. 2006 has been a pivotal year for green design. With the success of Al Gore's An

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GIVING BACK for CHRISTMAS

GIVING BACK for CHRISTMAS

Christmas is a great day for traditions. Some families make a giant turkey, some roast chestnuts, while others tear open presents with grandma at the crack of dawn. This year, allow me to suggest a new

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INHABITAT HOLIDAY PARTY PICS

INHABITAT HOLIDAY PARTY PICS

We had our first ever holiday party this past Wednesday night in San Francisco, and it was lots of fun. Thanks to all of you who stopped by to join in the green holiday cheer- we hope you had as good a

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AL GORE TO ADDRESS NATION’S ARCHITECTS

AL GORE TO ADDRESS NATION’S ARCHITECTS

Vice President Al Gore will be partying with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in San Antonio, Texas over Cinco de Mayo (Saturday May 5, 2007) next year as the closing keynote speaker to the

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HOLIDAY ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Gift-Guide & Holiday Party

HOLIDAY ANNOUNCEMENTS: Gift-Guide & Holiday Party

It's that time of year again and we here at Inhabitat have big green plans for the holidays. Our Green Gift Guide is kicking off next week, and we'll be throwing our first ever holiday party in San

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM INHABITAT

HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM INHABITAT

We hope you are all enjoying yourselves with family and friends, and eating a nice meal, wherever you are. We thought today might be a nice time to talk about the things we're thankful for, here in the

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GREENDBUILD DENVER: opening day

GREENDBUILD DENVER: opening day

The USGBC's Greenbuild Conference kicked off bright and early Wednesday morning as several speakers took the stage for the opening plenary. Some were expected, like the USGBC President Rick Fedrizzi.

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DWELL ON DESIGN in Palm Springs

DWELL ON DESIGN in Palm Springs

Following September’s San Francisco installment , the Dwell on Design conference series continues in Palm Springs December 1st-3rd, and boasts a great lineup of speakers, events, and home tours. We are

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HELP PUT THE WORLDCHANGING BOOK AT #1

HELP PUT THE WORLDCHANGING BOOK AT #1

A few days ago we announced the release of Worldchanging: A User's Guide for the 21st Century, the new book from the Worldchanging crew (of which I am the Managing Editor and Jill F. is a contributing

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HAPPY GREEN HALLOWEEN!

HAPPY GREEN HALLOWEEN!

Happy Green Halloween from Inhabitat! In the spirit of our favorite fall holiday, we'd like to share with you some ideas for green Halloween decorations.... SOLAR JACK-O-LANTERN PATIO

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WORLDCHANGING: THE BOOK IS OUT!

WORLDCHANGING: THE BOOK IS OUT!

Drumroll please...The new book, Worldchanging: A User's Guide for the 21st Century, is days away from hitting the stands. This two-brick-sized tome is the collaborative creation of the team at

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAYS

SUSTAINABLE STYLE SUNDAYS

We're obsessed with green design at Inhabitat, but up until now, we've focused primarily on products and architecture. However, we've become increasingly tempted by the growing momentum of the green

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CORE77 DESIGN 2.0: Design, Technology and the Future

CORE77 DESIGN 2.0: Design, Technology and the Future

If you are in or around Boston on November 15th between the hours of 1 and 6, we highly recommend you check out Core77’s latest Design 2.0 conference: Design, Technology, and the Future - A Panel

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DROOG DESIGN Exhibition in NYC

DROOG DESIGN Exhibition in NYC

Chris Kabel’s ‘Shadylace’ Parasol Tonight at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, o2NYC will host an open forum on the always impressive Dutch design force Droog. Known for their engaging,

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CYCLOC AT 100% Design

CYCLOC AT 100% Design

Cyclers of the world unite! Designer Andrew Lang has come out with an innovative new bicycle storage device, called the Cycloc, which allows you to hang and lock your bike to a wall. Not only does it

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