Mike is an editor and writer based in San Francisco. He left sunny UC Santa Cruz with a B.A. in French and Modern literature and delved into publishing through a stint at ReadyMade Magazine. Inspired by the impact that forward thinking can have on the present, he has cultivated a voracious appetite for developments in architecture, design, and technology. Mike likes to bike, blog, and build things, and in his spare time he also cooks, makes music, and rocks out.
What if designing your own electric vehicle was as simple as picking out the parts and plugging them together? Trexa is aiming to make that dream a reality as they unveil the world's first
Architect Zaigas Gailes Birojs has transformed an abandoned soviet fish factory in Kaltene, Latvia into a beautiful modern residence. Situated on the coast of an island in the Baltic Sea, the
Design team Chimera has conceived of an incredible series of spiraling skyscrapers for New York's Hudson Yards that are modeled after the complex ecosystems created by the mangrove tree. Dubbed
Looking for a way to give your New Year's Eve bottle-poppin' festivities a bit of fun eco flair? Check out Zo Loft's awesome little Rock-et-Roll champagne bottle rockets! These spaceworthy
Danish design company Diffus has created a stunning LED-studded dress that lights up when it detects carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The luminous ensemble is laced with conductive embroidery
As COP15 delegations continue in Copenhagen, Danish architects MAPT have erected a striking pavilion composed of a set of old shipping containers stacked up like building blocks. The recycled
If you think your neighbor's holiday lighting spectacle is an exercise in excess, wait till you see the world's largest LED project, recently completed in Abu Dhabi. Created by Asymptote
The COP15 Climate Conference kicks off next week in Copenhagen, and Inhabitat will be on the scene to bring you all the latest news from this monumental event! In addition to the official U.N.
London-based agency Hu2 Design has created a slick set of "Sustainable Habitat Reminder" wall stickers that aim to raise energy awareness by revealing a fantastical set of inner workings behind
Data farms take up lots of space, suck a ton of energy, and generate a large amount of heat. Whereas keeping sets of servers cool can be a complicated endeavor, the city of Helsinki is putting
Capstone Turbine is set to blow through the boundaries of conventional hybrid electric vehicles with its recently unveiled
Land mines are currently strewn throughout 87 of the world's countries, and each year they cause 15,000-20,000 new casualties, the vast majority of which are inflicted upon civilians. Sifting
Throughout India there are many rural villages that are completely removed from the grid. With no source of power for cooking, light, and heating they currently must rely on firewood, kerosene
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