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HAUTE GREEN 2007: Now accepting submissions

HAUTE GREEN 2007: Now accepting submissions

It’s officially April now, so that means New York Design Week is right around the corner. The green design satellite show HauteGREEN debuted last year in Williamsburg, and wowed us with their fabulously

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CA|BOOM4 OPENS IN SANTA MONICA, CA

CA|BOOM4 OPENS IN SANTA MONICA, CA

Friday marked the opening day of CABOOM4, and we love the new location at the Baker Hanger in Santa Monica, CA. While the day was only open to the professions of the trade, the evening reception that was

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AUSTRALIA: Turn off your lights!

AUSTRALIA: Turn off your lights!

You can tell that people are really thinking about the environment these days. Two separate events are being held in Australia with the goal of saving some energy by doing the simplest thing that everyone

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MORE GREENWASHING

MORE GREENWASHING

Greenwashing is clearly the topic of the moment - we just can't stop talking about it. Our very own Sarah Rich just had a great piece published in BusinessWeek on the subject matter (interestingly the

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CNET: When Corporate Greenwashing Chafes Environmentalists

CNET: When Corporate Greenwashing Chafes Environmentalists

Greenwashing is a hot topic these days. We've seen unusually heated debate over our recent posts on GE Ecomagination and Walmart, and just yesterday we spotted this provocative article over on CNET about

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INHABITAT TURNS 2!

INHABITAT TURNS 2!

Yes, thats right... our little site is officially 2 years old today. Can you believe we've been bringing you the goods on future-forward green design for 2 whole years now? The last year has been a big

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INHABITAT AT EPIC CONFERENCE IN VANCOUVER

INHABITAT AT EPIC CONFERENCE IN VANCOUVER

Just a reminder that Inhabitat's own Emily Pilloton and Sarah Rich will be speaking at the EPIC Conference in Vancouver, tomorrow Saturday at 4pm, about practical yet innovative ways to green your home.

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OPEN ARCHITECTURE NETWORK Launches Today!

OPEN ARCHITECTURE NETWORK Launches Today!

Last year, Cameron Sinclair of Architecture for Humanity won the prestigious TED Prize, and was granted a world-changing "wish." His wish was the Open Architecture Network, a completely open-source

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PSFK CONFERENCE: Jill Speaking on Greenwashing

PSFK CONFERENCE: Jill Speaking on Greenwashing

I'm excited to announce that I will be speaking on the subject of "Greenwashing" at the PSFK Conference in New York City tomorrow in Union Square. The conference is about new marketing trends and ideas,

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AUSTRALIAN GREEN TV- Cool-Aid: The National Carbon Test

AUSTRALIAN GREEN TV- Cool-Aid: The National Carbon Test

According to figures released last year, Australia ranks as the highest emitter of greenhouse gases per capita in the world, mostly due to their use of coal for electricity generation. While green power

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ARCHITECTURE FOR HUMANITY IN BILOXI: My Upcoming Trip

ARCHITECTURE FOR HUMANITY IN BILOXI: My Upcoming Trip

In case you haven't noticed, we're big fans of Architecture for Humanity here at Inhabitat. And Monday-Thursday of next week, I'll be venturing down to the Gulf Coast to see first-hand just what the

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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 Spaces

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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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