Evelyn Lee

 

EVELYN LEE - Senior Contributing Editor
Evelyn is a 2012 dual degree candidate getting a sustainable MBA/MPA from the Presidio Graduate School. Trained as an architect, she received her Masters in Architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture’s (SCI-arc) Metropolitan Research and Design Program. Prior to going back to school, she was program manager for Public Architecture in San Francisco, CA, where she oversaw all aspects of their 1% Program, encouraging architects to give 1% of their time to the public good, pro bono. Evelyn is constantly searching for new avenues to expand her architectural knowledge, and is a freelance writer for a number of written and online publications. When she’s away from the computer, Evelyn enjoys running, playing the piano, driving her Prius, and coaching/playing soccer.

Evelyn can be contacted at evelyn.m.lee@gmail.com

Evelyn Lee
Inhabitat’s Favorite Green Products from Neocon 2010

Inhabitat’s Favorite Green Products from Neocon 2010

Scattered throughout NeoCon were signs inviting attendees to choose their own Eco-Adventures. Attendees could one of two Eco-trips or a Public Bike just by stopping by and dropping off a

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Mobile Smart Cart Farms Bring Urban Agriculture to Chicago Residents

Mobile Smart Cart Farms Bring Urban Agriculture to Chicago Residents

Photo by Mason Pritchett Fresh food is on the move and may be coming to a neighborhood near you – if you live in Chicago. Our friends at The Architects Newspaper tipped us off to Archeworks

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Join Inhabitat at Dwell on Design 2010!

Join Inhabitat at Dwell on Design 2010!

Join Inhabitat at Dwell on Design 2010! Heads up LA Readers! If you'll be in Southern California from June 25-27 and want to check out the state of the art in sustainable design then you

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LA Box Collective Showcases Modern Eco Furniture in Los Angeles

LA Box Collective Showcases Modern Eco Furniture in Los Angeles

Formed in January of 2008, LA Box Collective is a group of professional furniture designers and makers that are committed to environmentally–conscious design and production. Their first

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Bug-Like Urban Gardens Filter Water and Air in Skyscrapers

Bug-Like Urban Gardens Filter Water and Air in Skyscrapers

Watch out -- swarms of gigantic bugs are invading the city and may be coming soon to a rooftop near you! Designer Natalie Jeremijenk has conceived of a series of bug-like urban gardens that are

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Bosch Factory Tour Unveils 5 Keys to Buying Greener Appliances

Bosch Factory Tour Unveils 5 Keys to Buying Greener Appliances

In the small, unimposing town of New Bern, NC (infamously known as the birthplace of Pepsi-Cola) lies the only US appliance manufacturer with complete lines of Energy Star-certified dishwashers,

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Volkswagen Unveils Folding Electric Bike

Volkswagen Unveils Folding Electric Bike

In an unexpected twist, Volkswagen recently unveiled a two-wheeled electric bicycle at this year's Auto China Show. Dubbed the bik.e (yes, that's how it's spelled), the sleek portable cycle is

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Zenergy (Zero Energy) House Debuts in Los Angeles

Zenergy (Zero Energy) House Debuts in Los Angeles

The Zenergy House is a 1950's remodel that delivers high on sustainability and low on energy use -- net zero to be exact -- thanks to the use of super-efficient green building strategies and

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Inhabitat Reports From the Fortune Brainstorm Green Conference

Inhabitat Reports From the Fortune Brainstorm Green Conference

Some of the greatest minds in green business recently convened in sunny southern California for Fortune's Annual Brainstorm Green Conference. Inhabitat was on the scene to catch compelling

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LA Business Council Releases Breakthrough Solar Feed-In Tariff Study

LA Business Council Releases Breakthrough Solar Feed-In Tariff Study

Due to its sheer size and sunny climate, the City of Los Angeles has great potential to become a world leader in renewable energy resources. As the city currently wages a debate over funding

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The YikeBike: A Fascinating New Form of Urban Transportation

The YikeBike: A Fascinating New Form of Urban Transportation

Two wheeled urban transportation has never been so effortless, portable, or head turning. Hitting streets in carbon-fiber black, the YikeBike, provides an electric drive train that allows users

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Urban Reserve: A Modern, Sustainable Community in Dallas

Urban Reserve: A Modern, Sustainable Community in Dallas

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Discovery Channel Premiers Life

Discovery Channel Premiers Life

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Los Angeles Proposes Carbon Surcharge on Energy Bills

Los Angeles Proposes Carbon Surcharge on Energy Bills

In a move to make Los Angeles coal-free by 2020, Mayor Antonio Villariagosa just announced a proposal for a monthly carbon surcharge on water and power bills. The funds will be used to

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EcoTopia: New Concepts in Green Product Design

EcoTopia: New Concepts in Green Product Design

Opening Monday, March 15th in Long Beach, CA, EcoTopia is a competition and exhibition highlighting new concepts in green product design. The show will feature a variety of eco-products from

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RecycleBank Pays Los Angeles Residents Cash for Their Trash

RecycleBank Pays Los Angeles Residents Cash for Their Trash

Starting April 5th, 15,000 single-family homes in Los Angeles will be able to earn cash for their trash through the city's new RecycleBank program. Participating households simply sign up to

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Recycling Zychal: Hoods and Doggie Coats Made from Broken Umbrellas

Recycling Zychal: Hoods and Doggie Coats Made from Broken Umbrellas

The next time your umbrella turns inside out beyond repair, think about mailing it to Taryn Zychal and giving it a second life. Recycling Zychal upcycles rescued umbrellas into hoods, umbrella

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The 82nd Annual Academy Awards Brings Green to the Big Screen!

The 82nd Annual Academy Awards Brings Green to the Big Screen!

This year’s Academy Awards are about more than just red carpet dresses and celebrity sightings – they’ve got a bit of green going on as well! We’ve rounded up five major movies that not

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VoltPot Table Planter Charges Your Gadgets With Dirt Power!

VoltPot Table Planter Charges Your Gadgets With Dirt Power!

Part coffee table and part planter, this awesome Volt Pot puts the environment to work indoors by harnessing the power of dirt to charge your gadgets! The fresh green planter pot has a built-in

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Architects Envision Green Transportation Solutions for Los Angeles

Architects Envision Green Transportation Solutions for Los Angeles

The passing of Measure R at the end of 2008 provided Los Angeles County with funds for up to $40 billion in transit-related projects over the next 30 years. The measure also inspired a

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A New “Metro” for Bikes in Los Angeles

A New “Metro” for Bikes in Los Angeles

Riding a Bike in Los Angeles is currently a dangerous proposition - there's too many cars and too few bike lanes. The LA Bike Working Group Backbone Bikeway Network(s) is taking the city to

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2009 Green Dot Award Winners Announced

2009 Green Dot Award Winners Announced

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Heredity Pour Art featuring Work by Felicity Nove Opens in LA

Heredity Pour Art featuring Work by Felicity Nove Opens in LA

If you're in the greater Los Angeles area , we invite you to check out artist Felicity Nove's striking eco-art created by pouring paint on sustainably farmed wood panels. Her latest solo show,

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LA LIVE: LA’s New Ritz Carlton JW Marriott Tower Going for LEED GOLD

LA LIVE: LA’s New Ritz Carlton JW Marriott Tower Going for LEED GOLD

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Children’s Hospital is a Sheltering Haven that Proves Design Heals

Children’s Hospital is a Sheltering Haven that Proves Design Heals

Storytelling design is the first step towards a healthier future for patients at the Evangelisches Konigin Elizabeth Krankenhaus children's psychiatric hospital in Berlin. Designed as a

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Project H’s Design Revolution Road Show Kicks Off in California!

Project H’s Design Revolution Road Show Kicks Off in California!

This month Project H Design is hitting the road in a vintage Airstream trailer with their Design Revolution Road Show, starting with exhibitions in SF and LA this week! The show will be run by

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Amenity Home Sustainable Home Decor for Spring On Sale

Amenity Home Sustainable Home Decor for Spring On Sale

As we begin to peel back the multiple layers of winter  (or are just starting to feel the chill, depending on what part of the world you're in), Amenity Home launches their latest collection of

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Nordic Town Gets Green City Center Complete With Modern Castle

Nordic Town Gets Green City Center Complete With Modern Castle

The historic city of Augustenborg, Denmark may soon provide a new view of its surrounding waters thanks to a revitalized city center complete with a modern castle. Successfully combining old and

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Michael Jantzen’s Towering Eco-Hotel Sports a Ski Slope!

Michael Jantzen’s Towering Eco-Hotel Sports a Ski Slope!

What's not to love about a 95-room hotel with a giant, 400 foot built-in ski slope - especially if it's powered by wind and sun? This is one resort that definitely redefines on-slope

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LivingHomes Announces National Availability of Ray Kappe’s Green Prefabs

LivingHomes Announces National Availability of Ray Kappe’s Green Prefabs

Fabulous prefab design just became more accessible as LivingHomes has announced that homes by award-winning architect Ray Kappe will be available at lower cost on a national scale. The six

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