Haily Zaki

 

Haily is a public relations consultant, freelance writer and secret agent in Los Angeles. She launched secret agent pr with a mission to promote outstanding architecture and design brands, particularly those with an eco-entrepreneurial spirit. Before delving into public relations, she worked in marketing for the built environment, had a stint at the UNDP and worked with the Mapuche people in Temuco, Chile. Today she focuses her efforts on mastering the art of communicating through the media. When she's not working, she enjoys epicurean delights, writing, budget travel and tubs of nutella.

Haily Zaki
3HLD’s Marvelous “Bandaged” Medical Center

3HLD’s Marvelous “Bandaged” Medical Center

Zagreb-based 3HLD has just won an international closed competition to design a new private medical center in the seaside town of Split, Croatia. With the keen eye of design surgeons, 3HLD has

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MIO Debuts Line of Eco Products for Target!

MIO Debuts Line of Eco Products for Target!

We loved MIO's Flat Pack Origami table at first sight and couldn't wait to see what would come next from this Philly fave.  Luckily for us, Brothers Isaac and Jaime Salm do not disappoint.

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Loll Designs: Seating for the Modern Lollygagger

Loll Designs: Seating for the Modern Lollygagger

Inhabitat first spotted Loll Designs at Haute Green in 2007, where their sleek 3-slat Adirondack chairs were hard to ignore. Since then this Duluth, MN-based design outfit has hit its stride,

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Giant Eco-Egg Skyscraper: A Conceptual Luxury Hotel

Giant Eco-Egg Skyscraper: A Conceptual Luxury Hotel

From the unseen, unsung files of design competitions past comes the Envision Green Hotel designed by Richard Moreta Architecture (founded by a partner of GMZ-Design) with interiors by

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SYNTHe: An Urban Rooftop Garden Prototype in Los Angeles

SYNTHe: An Urban Rooftop Garden Prototype in Los Angeles

In a city covered by over 4,000 square miles of asphalt and cinder block, the green roof movement may have just won a serious coup with SYNTHe, an urban rooftop garden prototype designed by

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Riken Yamamoto’s Ecoms House

PREFAB FRIDAY: Riken Yamamoto’s Ecoms House

Riken Yamamoto's Ecoms House exemplifies a new kind of home economics. Constructed out of aluminum panels, this diminutive 24-foot by 24-foot box demonstrates how economy in size and

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Retreat to an Ewok Eco Sphere in the Trees

PREFAB FRIDAY: Retreat to an Ewok Eco Sphere in the Trees

What if we told you you could own your very own Ewok-meets-Aarnio hanging treehouse? Canada-based Tom Chudleigh creates these bubblicious Free Spirit Eco Spheres that sway amidst the coniferous

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DT House: Bioclimatic Box That is Out of This Biosphere

DT House: Bioclimatic Box That is Out of This Biosphere

Jorge Graca Costa is a prize-winning young architect whose design mantra has always been “architecture for a better future.” As his first major residential project, DT House is a

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GREEN GIFT GUIDE: Gifts for Under $50

GREEN GIFT GUIDE: Gifts for Under $50

We're all worried about the recent economic news, but we're happy to tell you that you can still give 'green' without spending too much green. Stretch your green a bit further this year by

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Marc Koehler’s IJburg House Proves That Square is Cool

Marc Koehler’s IJburg House Proves That Square is Cool

The residents of IJburg (pronounced “i” burg) – a quiet Amsterdam suburb that sits on artificial islands along the IJ river – have a new, flashy neighbor, but we doubt

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Illuminating Solar Blinds Turn the Lights On

Illuminating Solar Blinds Turn the Lights On

What do you get when you take an average vertical blind (the kind found in practically any rental apartment across the United States), outfit it with special mini photovoltaics and LED pixels,

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Arkhefield’s Bahaman Eco-Shed Down Under

Arkhefield’s Bahaman Eco-Shed Down Under

When they were first commissioned to create a “Bahaman” seaside cottage on secluded South Stradbroke Island, Brisbane-based Arkhefield was faced with a few interesting

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The Stunning Assadi + Pulido Eco-Pavilion

The Stunning Assadi + Pulido Eco-Pavilion

Chile is exporting a lot more than a mean pisco these days. The XVI Chilean Architecture Biennial, a celebration of great Chilean architecture, recently wrapped this week in Santiago where the

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Green Home 101: Talking Trash

Green Home 101: Talking Trash

Considering the fact that the average person produces 4.5 pounds of waste per day according to the EPA, we would be remiss not to address the question of household waste in our exploration of

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Green Optimism at Opportunity Green

Green Optimism at Opportunity Green

Russ Walker and Matt Kahn Opportunity Green, a sustainable summit that aims to connect industry and innovation, took place this weekend with an interesting macro-exploration of the current

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Inhabitat Reports from Opportunity Green This Weekend

Inhabitat Reports from Opportunity Green This Weekend

As part of Inhabitat's quest to explore future-forward green design it all its forms, we're excited to announce that we will be covering the 2nd Annual Opportunity Green Conference this weekend

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Green Home 101: “Greenovating” Your Kitchen

Green Home 101: “Greenovating” Your Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of any home. The average American spends three to five hours a day in the kitchen – preparing food, eating, hanging out, entertaining, standing in front of the fridge

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The Super Green Cley Marshes Visitor Center

The Super Green Cley Marshes Visitor Center

Birds and ornithologists alike have long favored Cley Marsh in Norfolk, England as a prime place to roost, but the windswept East Anglian wetland now has a new attraction. The Cley Marsh

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GREEN HOME 101: US Cities Sprout Green High-Rises

GREEN HOME 101: US Cities Sprout Green High-Rises

From green cleaning products to energy-efficient appliances, Green Home 101 has delved into several different aspects of what makes a sustainable, environmentally responsible household. But

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PHILLY PREFAB EXHIBIT: A Clean Break

PHILLY PREFAB EXHIBIT: A Clean Break

This week our Prefab Friday radar went crazy when it detected A Clean Break’s green, prefab neighborhood in the City of Brotherly Love, hosted by Minima Gallery as a part of

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Werner Sobek’s Modular Homes

PREFAB FRIDAY: Werner Sobek’s Modular Homes

German engineering has long been heralded as innovative and forward-thinking. And with the help of German innovator, acclaimed architect and structural engineer, Werner Sobek, the ingenuity also

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Green Home 101 – Meet the Experts

Green Home 101 – Meet the Experts

We can’t all be dark greens but, as Inhabitat’s Green Home 101 series shows, the sum of many small choices can make a big difference in the long run. Consumers might be criticized for

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Redondo Beach Shipping Container House

Redondo Beach Shipping Container House

It's hard to contain one's enthusiasm for DeMaria Design's Redondo Beach House. The home, constructed with a combination of prefabricated shipping containers and traditional buildings

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Spain’s Carbon-Neutral Ecotopia Gets the Green Light

Spain’s Carbon-Neutral Ecotopia Gets the Green Light

While Rioja is a name that is normally associated with red or white, the autonomous Spanish province will soon be just as synonymous with green - building green, that is. This week the local

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Paris’ Green Generali Tower to Rule La Defense

Paris’ Green Generali Tower to Rule La Defense

No, we're not breaking news about an eco-revolt in Paris, but the Generali tower designed by international firm Valode & Pistre definitely marks a coup for sustainable design. Slated for

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GREEN HOME 101 – Guide to Green Cleaning

GREEN HOME 101 – Guide to Green Cleaning

What does it take to lead a good, green lifestyle? With more and more ‘green’ products hitting the market, the conscientious consumer now faces a veritable morass of choices; small

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The Lifepod: Yurt of the Future for the Modern Nomad

The Lifepod: Yurt of the Future for the Modern Nomad

If the idea of escape seems all the more enticing now that the rest of the world is caught in the back-to-school rush, here's another amazing prefab remedy for your wanderlust. Escape to the

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Bright Ideas from Buenos Aires: Minimahuella

Bright Ideas from Buenos Aires: Minimahuella

We all recognize the light bulb as the universal symbol for a bright idea, but we could do without its dismal degree of energy efficiency. Buenos Aires-based sustainable design studio

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ECOLLECTION DAY 2: Fresh Eco-Friendly Fashions

ECOLLECTION DAY 2: Fresh Eco-Friendly Fashions

ECOLLECTION took sustainable fashion to the mainstream this week in Las Vegas, introducing an international audience of buyers to a variety of emerging eco-brands and products. Inhabitat

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ECOLLECTION DAY 1: Sustainable Style Hits the Mainstream

ECOLLECTION DAY 1: Sustainable Style Hits the Mainstream

MAGIC's sustainable lifestyle show ECOLLECTION debuted this week to an international crowd of fashion industry buyers. The expansive showcase featured a juried and progressive collection of

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