For the last seven years, The Living Farm has been on a quest to educate the next generation of small scale organic farmers and help build a sustainable national food system. To expand its
Pawar's Eco Skyscraper is a self-sufficient vertical city composed of two twisting towers linked by soaring sky bridges. The project's mixed-use high-density program offers space for commercial
The city of Long Beach, CA recently asked firms WE-designs and XP& Architecture to come up with a landmark project on a low budget to revitalize its downtown area. The result was this cluster of
We’ve always been fascinated with “bottle schools,” which are constructed out of used plastic bottles and tackle both the lack of schools in developing countries and the trash
If you're looking for a truly unique side table for your bedroom or living room, look no further than the TIND. Designed by Nils Finne, this smartly designed piece of furniture has a high visual
Horizontally, the structure would be partitioned into a number of different zones ranging from agricultural areas to markets to housing. The outskirts of the city would be reserved for farming
While many consider algae a slimy, green, undesirable sludge, its benefits - from its nutritious nature to its renewable energy production capabilities - are slowly gaining more and more fans.
To look at it, the Narrabeen House by Choi Ropiha Fighera might not seem like your typical home in the suburbs, but the way the house operates is completely suburban. The minimalist home's
With sunny summer days upon us, the outdoors beckon adventurers to come out and play! Make the most of every picnic, hike, and barbecue with the fresh look of Tervis tumblers, which feature
el dot is green furnishings company that combines a primitive, contemporary aesthetic with one of the most sustainable building materials known to man - bamboo. Each piece is handcrafted in
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
Voltaic Generator Bag If you're on the hunt for an all-in-one charging solution with enough juice to power a laptop, then look no further than the Voltaic Generator Bag. This durable
Each week renowned gadget expert Peter Rojas from gadget Q&A site GDGT.com answers your questions about green technology in our Ask A Tech Geek Series. Read on for this week’s
426,000 cell phones are retired in the USA every single day -- and many of them wind up in the trash, where they contribute to the environmentally and socially devastating e-waste epidemic.
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Each week renowned gadget expert Peter Rojas from gadget Q&A site GDGT.com answers your questions about green technology in our Ask A Tech Geek Series. Read on for this week’s installment
The tallest residential building in Austin, Texas and the western United States, The Austonian sets a new standard for luxury condominiums. The modern, 21st century high rise building became the
What happens when you give two architecture students who desperately need a drafting table a refrigerator door? A fridge door coffee table, obviously. Made by Arjun Rathi and a friend out of a
Designers are constantly creating or making improvements on designs in order to help reduce others’ eco-footprints, but what happens when a designer studies their own usage and excess? The
How can I recycle my old cell phone? What's the best solar powered gadget charger on the market? If you've ever wondered about the answers to these or any other green gadget questions,
Survival Rooms are container-sized units that offer total disaster protection within enclosed capsules. These self-sufficient emergency life support systems by Phil Pauley were designed to
Each week renowned gadget expert Peter Rojas from gadget Q&A site GDGT.com answers your questions about green technology in our Ask A Tech Geek Series. Read on for this week's installment
The designers at Koff Designs make limited edition entryway and coffee tables out of salvaged wood right from their own neighborhood. The piece seen above is made from a slab of exquisite
Each week renowned gadget expert Peter Rojas from gadget Q&A site GDGT.com answers your questions about green technology in our Ask A Tech Geek Series. Read on for this week's installment and
Did you get a chance to cast your vote yet in the Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition? Voting for the Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition closes TONIGHT at midnight, which makes this
We love the work of Jennifer Siegal's Office of Mobile Design, and our very own Emily Pilloton had the opportunity to talk to her in person about green architecture and her prefab designs. One
As a follow-up to our previous Toby Long interview, we thought it fitting to highlight one particular (and very exciting) community-based green building project that Toby and Clever Homes have
Nowadays wherever one looks for fashionable, modern furnishings, they're lost amongst pieces made in a factory. You won't find any crumbly, soulless particleboard in the pieces featured here.
When a Toronto couple decided to conceal the sex of their child, Storm Stocker, they ignited a fiery public debate over gender politics and parenting techniques. Kathy Witterick and David
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