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Win $150 of Awesome Green School Supplies!

Win $150 of Awesome Green School Supplies!

Were you thinking about paying for school supplies this year? Why bother when you could win them for free! That's right, we're giving away a sweet bundle of green back-to-school goodies to one lucky

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VIDEO: Inhabitat’s Green Renovation for the Comcast Town Contest!

VIDEO: Inhabitat’s Green Renovation for the Comcast Town Contest!

You may (or may not) recall that last year we ran a virtual home makeover design contest with Comcast Town, where the grand prize was a sweet collection of new home entertainment electronics and a green

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GIVEAWAY: Win a Back-to-School Bundle of Eco Loot Worth $150!

GIVEAWAY: Win a Back-to-School Bundle of Eco Loot Worth $150!

GO BACK TO SCHOOL IN GREEN STYLE! Summer is winding down and it's time to get in the groove of back-to-school - oh no! While we're pretty certain that you're not jumping for joy at the thought of note

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Announcing: Our $8500 Method Laundry Room Makeover Winner!

Announcing: Our $8500 Method Laundry Room Makeover Winner!

You may remember our $8500 Laundry Room Makeover contest, where we teamed up with Method to give away an incredible green laundry room renovation. Well, more than 100,000 entries later we're thrilled to

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Tell Us What is Going on in This Pic to Win a $50 Gift Card!

Tell Us What is Going on in This Pic to Win a $50 Gift Card!

What in tarnation is going on here? You tell us! Come up with a clever caption for this photo and you could win yourself a $50 Amazon gift card! Maybe it's someone's attempt to hedge their investments --

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Enter Our Green Back-to-School Contest to Win $150 of Eco Loot!

Enter Our Green Back-to-School Contest to Win $150 of Eco Loot!

GO BACK TO SCHOOL IN GREEN STYLE! Excited about going back to school? Not really, huh? Well, we've got something that might help get you fired up about hitting the books. We're giving away a killer

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Registration is Open for the 2011 eVolo Skyscraper Competition!

Registration is Open for the 2011 eVolo Skyscraper Competition!

We're excited to announce that one of our favorite architecture competitions -- the eVolo Skyscraper competition -- is starting up again, and registration is now open! The annual design contest explores

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‘Build a Better Burb’ Competition Revitalizes Suburban Areas

‘Build a Better Burb’ Competition Revitalizes Suburban Areas

Calling out to architects, urban designers, planners, students, visionaries, the Build a Better Burb competition seeks to find a bold new design proposal that can retrofit underutilized spaces in suburban

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Inhabitat Reports on the Best of Dwell On Design 2010!

Inhabitat Reports on the Best of Dwell On Design 2010!

Inhabitat set up a booth in collaboration with Touch Studio to showcase the winners of our 2010 Spring Greening DIY Design Competition. Dwell Outdoor showcased an incredible array of green designs

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The LOW3 House Brings Affordable Sustainability to the Solar Decathlon

The LOW3 House Brings Affordable Sustainability to the Solar Decathlon

The LOW3 combines passive solar architecture with bioclimatic optimization to minimize the house's energy demand. The team chose to use building integrated solar panels (BIPVs) on the roof and sides of

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GIVEAWAY: Win an iPad and Matching Eco Case (worth $549)!

GIVEAWAY: Win an iPad and Matching Eco Case (worth $549)!

WANT TO KICK OFF YOUR SUMMER WITH A NEW IPAD?! Summer has officially begun - can you picture yourself lounging at the pool or under a tree reading in style on a shiny new iPad? Well, we're giving away

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Lumenhaus Pulls Ahead at the Solar Decathlon With Smart Adaptable Design

Lumenhaus Pulls Ahead at the Solar Decathlon With Smart Adaptable Design

The home is modest is size. In fact, you can simply hook a semi to it and move it anywhere you want. But don’t be fooled -  they packed a lot of living into the Lumenhaus. The center of the home houses

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Brilliant Karma Cup System Greens Your Coffee Routine

Brilliant Karma Cup System Greens Your Coffee Routine

With 58 billion paper coffee cups thrown out each year in the US, it's clear that we need to find a different system that keeps those cups out of the landfill. It's highly unlikely that we'll be giving up

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GIVEAWAY: Win an iPad and Matching Eco Case (worth $549)!

GIVEAWAY: Win an iPad and Matching Eco Case (worth $549)!

HAVE YOU ENTERED OUR IPAD GIVEAWAY YET?! You’ve seen it, you’ve coveted it, and now you could be the one lucky reader to win it! This summer should be all about saving trees, so what better way to

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Win an iPad and Matching Eco Case (worth $549)!

Win an iPad and Matching Eco Case (worth $549)!

HAVE YOU ENTERED OUR IPAD GIVEAWAY YET?! What better way to get some summer reading in than on a brand spanking new iPad?! We're giving one away along with a rad sketchbook-style bamboo DODOcase and

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Win an iPad and Matching Eco Case (worth $549)

Win an iPad and Matching Eco Case (worth $549)

MAKE SAVING TREES SEXY and WIN AN IPAD! Hoping to catch up on your summer reading without the bulk and arborcide associated with books? Well, we're giving away a brand spanking new iPad and awesome

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Be Our Photographer at the Madrid Solar Decathlon!

Be Our Photographer at the Madrid Solar Decathlon!

HEY GREEN-BUILDING FANS! Who's headed to Madrid for the kickoff of the European Solar Decathlon tomorrow? Inhabitat is looking for a few on-the-scene reporters who are attending the decathlon and want to

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Win a MoMA Modern Play House and Family Set For Your Archi-tot!

Win a MoMA Modern Play House and Family Set For Your Archi-tot!

Hey Archimamas & Designer Dads (and anyone who has a creative child in your life) Looking for a great gift for that mini aspiring Charles or Ray Eames in your life? Look no further than this

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ANNOUNCING: The 2010 Inhabitat Spring Greening Contest Winners!

ANNOUNCING: The 2010 Inhabitat Spring Greening Contest Winners!

READER'S CHOICE GRAND PRIZE: Soda Bottle Lamps by Sarah Turner!!!Sarah Turner's lamps made from recycled soda bottles received a whopping 3674 votes from our readers, wowing you guys with their dazzling

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LAST CHANCE to Vote for Your Favorite SPRING GREENING Design!

LAST CHANCE to Vote for Your Favorite SPRING GREENING Design!

Only a FEW HOURS left to vote for your favorite design! If you still haven't checked out the incredible batch of finalists in our Spring Greening DIY Design Contest challenging our readers to

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“A La Lata” Bowl Made From Recycled Soda Can Tabs

“A La Lata” Bowl Made From Recycled Soda Can Tabs

This beautiful “A La Lata” bowl’s elegant use of recycled materials and hand-crafted form has launched it into ranks of our Spring Greening Contest finalists. The bowl, whose name translates

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1 Day Left to Vote for Your Favorite Spring Greening Design!

1 Day Left to Vote for Your Favorite Spring Greening Design!

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 Design

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Stunning Chandelier Made from Recycled Plastic Hangers

Stunning Chandelier Made from Recycled Plastic Hangers

Taking some plastic hangers in one hand and a pendant light in another, Luis Teixeira turned this unlikely combination of materials into an incredible crystalline masterpiece. But it doesn’t stop there

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A Film Lampshade that Turns Old Negatives into Positives

A Film Lampshade that Turns Old Negatives into Positives

Life is light, so what better way to express that notion than with a lampshade made from old film stills of your most beloved moments. One of our fabulous Spring Greening finalists where we challenged

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Operation Hope Wins 100K Buckminster Fuller Challenge!

Operation Hope Wins 100K Buckminster Fuller Challenge!

We're thrilled to announce that The Buckminster Fuller Institute has just announced the winner of their third annual Buckminster Fuller Challenge, and this year's award goes to... Allan Savory for

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Spring Greening Deadline Extended – Vote for your Favorite DIY Design!

Spring Greening Deadline Extended – Vote for your Favorite DIY Design!

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 the

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LOTO Chandeliers Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles

LOTO Chandeliers Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles

These stunning sculptural chandeliers are far from what they appear to be. Modeled after the precious lotus flowers that emerge from murky swampland, Eugenio Menjivar’s LOTO Lamps transform oceans of

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VOTE for Your Favorite Inhabitat 2010 Spring Greening Finalists!

VOTE for Your Favorite Inhabitat 2010 Spring Greening Finalists!

Which is YOUR favorite Spring Green design? We received so many incredible entries into this year’s Spring Greening Design Competition that it was a challenging task to choose between them all. But

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Recycled Six-Pack Ring Chandeliers Turn Trash Into Lavish Lamps

Recycled Six-Pack Ring Chandeliers Turn Trash Into Lavish Lamps

Designer Bao Khang Luu‘s recycled six-pack ring chandeliers make drinking an entire six-pack (or 60) seem a lot less “trashy”. Luu’s gorgeous designs transform the annoying excess

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VOTE NOW On Inhabitat’s 2010 Spring Greening Finalists!

VOTE NOW On Inhabitat’s 2010 Spring Greening Finalists!

Drumroll please!And now the moment that you've all been waiting for! After weeks of deliberation on an incredible array of creative reuse projects we're thrilled to announce the finalists of our 2010

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