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.
Calling all eco designers, sustainable builders, and green architects! Our friends at Metropolis Magazine recently launched their 2011 Next Generation Design Competition, and we're thrilled
Join us for GreenHomeNYC's DIY Green Block Party on October 2nd! Heads up New Yorkers! Summer may be on its way out, but this October 2nd GreenHomeNYC is kicking off an awesome outdoor DIY
Heads up San Francisco architecture fans! The 2010 Architecture and the City Festival is now in full gear, and this weekend marks the start of one of our favorite events - the San Francisco
Hey European Design Fans! The London Design Festival kicks off next week from September 18th-25th, and Inhabitat is looking for a few great correspondents to help us cover this year’s show!
Here at Inhabitat we love bikes that boast the latest and greatest high-tech materials, but we're equally impressed by more organic takes on two-wheeled transportation. Combining both of these
COBE was originally called upon to improve the energy efficiency of the Taastrup Theater, an aging concrete structure situated in a social housing neighborhood in Copenhagen. The architects went
Looking to add some solar-powered flare to your boring backyard? This gigantic energy-generating flower sculpture by id&@le concepts may be just the ticket. Dubbed the Gul Two, the
The Aloni house finds its inspiration in the landscape of the Cycladic Islands, which were shaped in the past by earthen retaining walls erected to create land fit for farming. Deca Architecture
Gardening indoors can be tricky - especially when growing plants that require carefully controlled environments with lots of light. Enter Pocket Grow's LabBox, a high-tech planter that is being
Attention all San Francisco Bay Area architecture fans! We're thrilled to announce that next week marks the start of AIASF's 2010 Architecture and the City Festival! This month-long festival is
Le Gallilée consists of two offices measuring 5,000 square meters and 5,500 square meters, for a combined total space of 10,500 square meters. A sinuous strip of concrete links the two
Today we're thrilled to announce a brand new editorial series on Inhabitat that explores the past, present, and future of packaging design, hosted by Eco Chick founder and green journalist
Internationally-renowned architect Santiago Calatrava has just unveiled his latest work — a sleek and sustainable “Museum of Tomorrow” planned for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Vote for your Favorite Spring Greening Design TODAY! Heads up green design fans! There's just one day of voting left before we crown the grand prize winner of this year's Spring Greening DIY
Spring Greening Contest voting deadline extended until this Friday! Our Spring Greening DIY Design Contest has been a tremendous success so far, with thousands of votes pouring in from around
Our friends at ArchDaily recently showcased photos of the just-finished green Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland. Designed by Populous in collaboration with Scott Tallon Walker Architects, the
One of our favorite finds from this year’s BKLYN Designs is the U.M.O., a playful piece of multitasking furniture that transitions from a coffee table to a bench to a desk with a simple
There are over 425 million 60 watt incandescent bulbs sold every year, which makes the energy-sucking globes the most commonly used bulbs in the United States. Lighting the way to a more
Heads up San Francisco architecture fans! This weekend the American Institute of Architects in San Francisco will be kicking off its first-ever set of Living: Home tours in gorgeous Marin
Most Engaging Design - UM Project BKLYN Designs veteran UM Project stole the show this year with a playful set of multifunctional designs that are perfect for kids and adults alike. The U.M.O
Architect Vincent Callebaut recently unveiled a blue-sky plan for a high-flying fleet of self-sufficient aircraft that are one part zeppelin cities and one part hydrogen-generating floating
Join Inhabitat today as we unveil our BKLYN Designs Green Awards! Hey New York design fans! Inhabitat is reporting live from the scene of BKLYN Designs 2010 today and we're thrilled to see an
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