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Showcase Your DIY Project at San Francisco’s Earth Day Festival 2012

Showcase Your DIY Project at San Francisco’s Earth Day Festival 2012

Do you know how to build solar panels? Convert a motorcycle to electric? Breed an endangered species? Make a house more earth-friendly? Earth Day San Francisco is seeking cool DIY projects that save

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Follow Inhabitots on Pinterest for Awesome Green Kids Tips, Products and Toys!

Follow Inhabitots on Pinterest for Awesome Green Kids Tips, Products and Toys!

Hey eco mamas and green dads - have you heard the news? Our kids and parenting site Inhabitots is now on Pinterest - and we've been pinning up a storm of goodness for green tots - from green toys and

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Inhabitat is Looking for Writers for the 2012 Milan Furniture Fair!

Inhabitat is Looking for Writers for the 2012 Milan Furniture Fair!

Heads up Milan Furniture Fair fans and Europe-based writers! The 2012 Milan Furniture Fair is coming up next month from April 17th-22nd and Inhabitat is looking for a few great writers and

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Donate to Save Buckminster Fuller’s Geodesic Dome Home!

Donate to Save Buckminster Fuller’s Geodesic Dome Home!

Richard Buckminster Fuller is considered by some to be the grandfather of the American green movement – an avid inventor and professor, “Bucky” is credited as the first designer to

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Architecture For Humanity Launches “I Love Architecture” Campaign

Architecture For Humanity Launches “I Love Architecture” Campaign

For the next four months, Architecture For Humanity is running an “I Love Architecture” campaign, and co-Founder Cameron Sinclair is asking us to “put down the coffee for a moment and spend minutes

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Announcing the Winners of Inhabitat’s 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards!

Announcing the Winners of Inhabitat’s 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards!

AND THE READERS HAVE SPOKEN! For the last two weeks, Inhabitat readers have been weighing in and voting on their favorite green stories of 2011. From a high tech beehive designed for city dwellers to a

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Happy Holidays from the Inhabitat Team!

Happy Holidays from the Inhabitat Team!

Jill Fehrenbacher, Editor-in-Chief This year I'm spending the holidays with my family in NYC. We don't enjoy the hustle and bustle of holiday travel, so we're laying low in our apartment, baking,

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Inhabitat is Hiring a Daily Transportation Writer!

Inhabitat is Hiring a Daily Transportation Writer!

Calling all writers and editors! Are you a green transportation expert who obsessively follows the latest developments in high-speed rail, alternative fuels, and green vehicles? We're looking for a

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Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the Home

Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the Home

There's no place like home, so this holiday season help your friends and family turn their interior spaces into sustainable sanctuaries with some goods from our Gifts for the Home Holiday Guide. From a

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Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Tots

Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Tots

Dreaming of a green Christmas for your tot? The holiday season is a perfect opportunity to teach kids about sustainability with eco-friendly toys that preserve their health and the integrity of the

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Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: For Her

Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: For Her

Moms, sisters, wives, and girlfriends can be hard to shop for, but fear not - we've got some great ideas for green holiday gifts for her this year. She listens, helps, flatters, sympathizes, loves and

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Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the Green Thumb

Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the Green Thumb

Whether you know someone with a blossoming flower garden, or someone who has yet to cross off “planting tomatoes” on their to-do list, give them a gift that will keep things growing this

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Steven Holl Wins the 2011 AIA Gold Medal!

Steven Holl Wins the 2011 AIA Gold Medal!

Steven Holl, sculptor of air and light and principal at Steven Holl Architects was just named the 2011 American Institute of Architects Gold Medal Winner for his innovative designs and contributions to

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Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Furry Friends

Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Furry Friends

If you treat your pet like a child, or even your best friend, we know you'll be showering them with more than hugs and rubs this holiday season. We've found a slew of eco-friendly treats that are sure to

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Happy Thanksgiving 2011 from Inhabitat!

Happy Thanksgiving 2011 from Inhabitat!

Happy Thanksgiving! Can you believe that another Thanksgiving is here at last? As we pause to reflect upon the past year in green design it's clear that we have a lot to be thankful for - we've seen

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ANNOUNCING: The Inhabitat 2011 Green Halloween Costume Contest Winners!

ANNOUNCING: The Inhabitat 2011 Green Halloween Costume Contest Winners!

GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Tesco Plastic Bag Warrior Princess Ria Burns took first place with her amazing Tesco Plastic Bag Warrior Princess costume, which is made entirely from old supermarket bags. Putting

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Announcing the Inhabitots 2011 Green Halloween Costume Contest!

Announcing the Inhabitots 2011 Green Halloween Costume Contest!

ATTENTION ALL CUTELY COSTUMED BOYS AND GHOULS (and their parents)! Halloween is less than two weeks away - are you ready to get crafty? If you've concocted a creative costume (or are planning to) for

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Join Przetwory Design for the 2011 Recycles Festival in Warsaw!

Join Przetwory Design for the 2011 Recycles Festival in Warsaw!

Przetwory Design is inviting artists, designers and crafters from around the world to participate in the 6th annual Recycles Festival at the Soho Factory Complex in Warsaw. Taking place between the 9th

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A Better World by Design Kicks Off This Weekend in Rhode Island!

A Better World by Design Kicks Off This Weekend in Rhode Island!

We are eagerly awaiting the 2011 A Better World by Design conference coming up this weekend, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, on the campuses of the Rhode Island School of Design and Brown University. We have covered

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Inhabitat Acquired by LA Media Company Internet Brands

Inhabitat Acquired by LA Media Company Internet Brands

Six and a half years ago, as a broke architecture grad student, I launched the blog Inhabitat.com late one night from my college studio as a vehicle through which to explore my passions: green building,

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Inhabitat is Looking for San Francisco Writers and Editors!

Inhabitat is Looking for San Francisco Writers and Editors!

Heads up San Francisco-based writers and editors! Inhabitat is looking for smart and talented Bay Area writers to join our growing team! As the web's biggest green design blog we're offering you a

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VIDEO: Inhabitat Sees Green at BKLYN Designs

VIDEO: Inhabitat Sees Green at BKLYN Designs

If you read Inhabitat, you know that we're huge fans of BKLYN Designs, the annual furniture exhibition that takes place in DUMBO, Brooklyn. This year, we were saddened that the show did not take place

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Inhabitat is Looking for Interns in Los Angeles!

Inhabitat is Looking for Interns in Los Angeles!

The June gloom is lifting here in Southern California, and Inhabitat is looking for a few great interns ASAP before the summer sun starts blazing in July. That’s right - Inhabitat is looking for

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Announcing the Winners of the Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition!

Announcing the Winners of the Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition!

GRAND PRIZE WINNER - ED CHEW'S TETRA PAK LAMP! We guess hard work really does pay off because all those nights that designer Edward Chew spent cutting box drink cartons into hundreds of strips and

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ReadyMade Magazine Closes its Doors for Good

ReadyMade Magazine Closes its Doors for Good

It's a sad day for publishing as ReadyMade, one of our favorite shelter mags, has closed its doors for good. The trailblazing DIY magazine was shuttered today by parent company Meredith Corporation as

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TreeHugger Debate on Thursday, May 26: Is Prefab A Greener Way To Build?

TreeHugger Debate on Thursday, May 26: Is Prefab A Greener Way To Build?

A question we've often pondered - how green is prefab construction? Without much hard data to back it up, we only have theories to go on, hoping that it really might be more resource efficient and lead to

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LAST CHANCE to Enter The Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition!

LAST CHANCE to Enter The Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition!

TODAY is the last day to enter the Bright Ideas Competition! Registration for the Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition closes at MIDNIGHT TONIGHT Sunday, May 22nd - which makes this your last chance

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AIA SF’s Marin County Living:Home Tours Kick Off This Weekend!

AIA SF’s Marin County Living:Home Tours Kick Off This Weekend!

Join Inhabitat at AIA SF's Marin Living:Home Tours this weekend! Heads up San Francisco Bay Area architecture fans - this Saturday, May 21st AIA SF is hosting their second annual set of Living:Home

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WIN $1000 in The Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition

WIN $1000 in The Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition

Heads up industrial designers, lighting luminaries, and creative crafters - enter your design in competition and you could win $1000! Do you have an idea for a engaging energy-efficient lamp that

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