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Fourth Annual Gorgeous & Green Eco Fashion Show

Fourth Annual Gorgeous & Green Eco Fashion Show

This week Inhabitat managing editor Mike Chino and writer Piper Kujac attended the Fourth Annual Gorgeous & Green Party to celebrate the extraordinary efforts of the Global Green

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The Cardboard Christmas Tree

The Cardboard Christmas Tree

This Holiday Season you can save a tree (and a box) with a fun, enviro-friendly Cardboard Christmas Tree! With Christmas quickly approaching, many of us would like to engage in the holiday

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Arterra Green High-Rise Opens in San Francisco

Arterra Green High-Rise Opens in San Francisco

Some of the AIA San Francisco Home Tours took us to parts of this city by the bay that are changing so rapidly, they are barely recognizable. The much-anticipated residential development,

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The Shotwell Residence: An Edwardian Delight

The Shotwell Residence: An Edwardian Delight

photo courtesy of David Baker + Partners Architects During the past weekend’s AIA Home Tours, one of our favorite residences was a rehabilitated Edwardian home on Shotwell Street designed

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Matarozzi Pelsinger Builders’ Stunning New Office

Matarozzi Pelsinger Builders’ Stunning New Office

photo by Melanie McGraw for the American Institute of Architects A flurry of architectural enthusiasm took over San Francisco last weekend as the AIA Home Tours shifted into full gear,

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AIA Home Tours Launch at the Autodesk Gallery!

AIA Home Tours Launch at the Autodesk Gallery!

Photo by Alexis Mansinne of Dwell Magazine This year the American Institute of Architects in San Francisco kicked off the AIA Home Tours with an excellent architect's forum held at the new,

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Vancouver Convention Center Expands on Green

Vancouver Convention Center Expands on Green

There are numerous approaches to making greener buildings- from the inside out, from the ground up, density through urban infill, integrating into the landscape, to name a few… but when an

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Green Building & Remodeling for Dummies

Green Building & Remodeling for Dummies

Green Building & Remodeling for Dummies is the perfect holiday gift for those of us who are interested in green building, but need a little expert help. Admittedly, the For Dummies® books are

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SIGG Eco-Friendly Kids Bottles

SIGG Eco-Friendly Kids Bottles

According to the Container Recycling Institute, only about 14% of all disposable water bottles are recycled. Those that make it to the recycling center become ‘down-cycled’ into a lower

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INHABITOTS: Hand-Knit Pals and Cotton Cuddlies at Branch

INHABITOTS: Hand-Knit Pals and Cotton Cuddlies at Branch

We're suckers for the cute and cuddly, and it doesn't get much better than these Senger and Dwelling stuffed animals and finger puppets from Branch. Hard to resist even for adults, these

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EATWARE COMPOSTABLE FOOD CONTAINERS

EATWARE COMPOSTABLE FOOD CONTAINERS

The next time you venture out for a picnic in the park, consider a greener food ware product- Eatware products come in a variety of shapes and sizes, can safely hold oils and water, be stored in

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SALT CRYSTALIZED DOILY BOWL by the Home Project

SALT CRYSTALIZED DOILY BOWL by the Home Project

While grandmother’s doilies may be an anachronism in modern homes today, the UNBLOSSOM salt crystal crocheted bowls represent a very current trend- that is the re-inventing of products from

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ASK INHABITAT: Is imported bamboo really sustainable?

ASK INHABITAT: Is imported bamboo really sustainable?

Q: I'm a regular reader and make my living as a furniture designer/builder. I confess I'm in love with bamboo - I use it as often as I can and would love to spout to every client about it's

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KORBAN/FLAUBERT: Exhibition in Palm Springs

KORBAN/FLAUBERT: Exhibition in Palm Springs

This morning we featured Korban/Flaubert's stunning LED-powered Weblight, and figured such innovation and eye-catching aesthetics warrant a bit more information. Lucky for us, the art/lighting

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THE WOVEN COMPANY: Green Window Treatments

THE WOVEN COMPANY: Green Window Treatments

It is rare to find materials that rapidly restore themselves and provide extensive aesthetic range in their simplest, purest state. The Woven Company picked up on this idea nearly 25 years

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JOHANNA GRAWUNDER INNOVATIVE LIGHTING

JOHANNA GRAWUNDER INNOVATIVE LIGHTING

One of the highlights of this weekend's Dwell On Design conference was Johanna Grawunder's Saturday lecture and DesertGlow exhibition at the Art + Industry Gallery in downtown Palm Springs.

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LORAX’S “GREENEST HOUSE IN SAN FRANCISCO”

LORAX’S “GREENEST HOUSE IN SAN FRANCISCO”

I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues. -- Dr. Seuss,

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BARRIER BENCH

BARRIER BENCH

When societies undergo jarring events, fresh cultural expression emerges. For example, in a post-9/11 climate, our heightened awareness of security - both personal and national - has redefined

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GREEN BUILDING 101: Materials and Resources, Part I

GREEN BUILDING 101: Materials and Resources, Part I

When we think of greenhouse gas emissions, most of us envision a tailpipe spewing exhaust out of the back of a car. But 40% of the carbon dioxide that contributes to our warming planet comes

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KNOLL GOES LEED

KNOLL GOES LEED

Last week, San Francisco’s Knoll Furniture Gallery opened its doors to reveal the first ever LEED Certified Showroom. Why go through the trouble of LEED certification if your product is

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