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.
After an exciting round of live judging last week at the Greener Gadgets Conference, we're thrilled to announce the winners of the 2009 Greener Gadgets Design Competition! Drumroll
We're big fans of Buckminster Fuller's legacy of uber-efficient domes here at Inhabitat, so imagine our excitement when we heard that 12-year old whiz kid Max Wallack recently developed a
Taiwan recently broke ground on a trio of interconnected energy-efficient skyscrapers topped with lush rooftop gardens. Designed by Los Angeles-based NBBJ Architects in collaboration with Fei
LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR GREENER GADGETS! Calling all Green Gadget Geeks! This is it - today is your last chance to pick up a ticket for this week's Greener Gadgets Conference! Taking
Our good friends at Dwell Magazine recently conducted an excellent interview with director Gary Hustwit (of Helvetica fame) about his upcoming film Objectified. Whether you're an industrial
Even if your local skyline isn't hazy with smog, there are a number of environmental factors that impact your daily life but fly under the radar of your senses. Seeking to increase awareness and
One of fifty top entries in this year's Greener Gadgets Design Competition, Vincent Gerkens' Blight offers a brilliant twist on staid venetian blinds. Rather than serving simply to block the
One of our favorite entries from this year's Greener Gadgets Design Competition is Francesco Biasci's Cardboard Computer Case, which aims to ameliorate the perpetual problem of consumer e-waste.
Attention all green builders, architects, and eco-minded homeowners in NYC! We're excited to announce that Brooklyn-based Green Depot will soon be hitting the Bowery with an extensive green
The Wall AG recently unveiled a remarkable prefabricated house that is made from recycled paper and can be built for less than $5000. Constructed from an innovative cellulose-based material, the
Anyone interested in creating a more efficient home knows that sealing and insulating your house should be one of your primary concerns, but the second step is every bit as important - ensuring
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