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.
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
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
CALLING ALL SAN FRANCISCANS & everyone looking to green their city! We're thrilled to announce that we're going to be interviewing San Francisco mayor GAVIN NEWSOM TOMORROW at 12pm PST, and
CALLING ALL SAN FRANCISCANS & those of you who want to green your cities! We're interviewing San Francisco mayor GAVIN NEWSOM next Wednesday the 28th at 12pm PST, and we're inviting YOU to join
Our Green Talks series of interviews with green thought-leaders has been a smash success so far - garnering hundreds of registrants and viewers from all over the globe, and we're super excited
Hikers and bicyclists traveling through the foothills of Boedigheim, Germany now have a new place to stop, as construction was recently finished on this gorgeous Field Chapel. Designed and built
With fall here and winter on the horizon we're bundling up for brisk weather, and fortunately Zegna is heating things up with their brand new solar-powered Ecotech Jacket. This sharp technical
It's blue skies and sun showers in Washington, D.C. as the 2009 Solar Decathlon kicks off in a dazzling display of solar powered architecture. This bi-annual solar architecture event challenges
It's an exciting time for sports fans everywhere as cities around the world unveil the incredible stadiums that will host the events of tomorrow, and the designers and architects of Populous
San Francisco's Bay Bridge is currently undergoing a massive renovation as an aging section of the East Bay span is replaced with a new one, and the old conduit has fired up architects'
Today is the first day of West Coast Green, and this year's showhouse is a stunner! Designed by San Francisco-based Green Horizon, the self-sustaining prefab home is an immediately deployable
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