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World’s First LEGO Greenhouse

World’s First LEGO Greenhouse

The pitched LEGO Greenhouse is installed on Covent Garden's NE Piazza facing James Street - the main entrance to one of the city's most deluxe destinations. This is no mistake. Covent Garden plays a

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The San Francisco Living: Home Tours Kick Off This Weekend!

The San Francisco Living: Home Tours Kick Off This Weekend!

This Saturday marks the start of the AIA San Francisco's 9th annual Living Homes Tour. The first and only of its kind being hosted in the Bay Area, the The AIA SF Home Tours Series is a first-hand

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Park(ing) Day 2011 is Today!

Park(ing) Day 2011 is Today!

Sick and tired of all those cars taking over our city streets? Well, today is your chance to reap some revenge on those 4-wheelers and enjoy the reclaimed parking spots of Park(ing) Day! Park(ing) Day

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The CityVision Y1 Project Kicks Off at the MAXXI Museum in Rome Sept. 16th!

The CityVision Y1 Project Kicks Off at the MAXXI Museum in Rome Sept. 16th!

This fall the MAXXI Museum in Rome is hosting Y1/CityVision - a riveting series of talks and presentations focused on developing new concepts for contemporary architecture. Kicking off tomorrow, the Y1

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LE KLINT’s Gorgeous Folded Lamps Shine Bright at Copenhagen Design Week

LE KLINT’s Gorgeous Folded Lamps Shine Bright at Copenhagen Design Week

Located in a quiet Copenhagen street, LE KLINT opened its doors back in 1943. Today the company invited visitors to come in, celebrate, meet their new designers and see one of their famous 'pleating

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Eco-Fashion Designers Ali Hewson & Sharon Wauchob of EDUN

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Eco-Fashion Designers Ali Hewson & Sharon Wauchob of EDUN

With New York Fashion Week now off and running, we're all geared up and bustling around town to get to all the green shows. But before we unleash our lastest NYFW coverage on you, we thought it'd be fun

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Home Less Home: Shipping Container House Questions the Necessities of Modern Living

Home Less Home: Shipping Container House Questions the Necessities of Modern Living

‘HomeLessHome’ is a small home composed of rough frames that was built entirely from standard parts and materials like scaffolding pipes, bright red shipping containers, and waterproof plastic mesh,

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PHOTOS: IKEA Unveils 10 Eco-Design Commandments at Copenhagen Design Week

PHOTOS: IKEA Unveils 10 Eco-Design Commandments at Copenhagen Design Week

1. Use Wood from Responsibly Managed Forests IKEA's first commandment is represented through their BEKVAM wooden stool. The design shows a commitment to using and creating demand for FSC

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PHOTOS: Danish Students Inspire Us to Recycle and ‘Think Twice’ at Copenhagen Design Week

PHOTOS: Danish Students Inspire Us to Recycle and ‘Think Twice’ at Copenhagen Design Week

Malene Lund Rasmussen created this funky seat made from knitted plastic bags. The material add some color to an old, classic chair while saving some bags from polluting our landfills. Anna

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Mathias Bengtsson’s Zebra-Like Biodegradable Paper Chair Brings Danish Design to the Cutting Edge

Mathias Bengtsson’s Zebra-Like Biodegradable Paper Chair Brings Danish Design to the Cutting Edge

Making our way across town at this year's Copenhagen Design Week, we spotted the Paper Chair - a striking sculptural seat that combines a humble biodegradable material with cutting-edge technology.

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PHOTOS: Quirky Eco-Designs Unveiled at CODE11 for Copenhagen Design Week

PHOTOS: Quirky Eco-Designs Unveiled at CODE11 for Copenhagen Design Week

The 'Coral' pendant is a flat-pack, DIY lamp designed by David Trubridge and sold by Danish Roomstore. It is made from bamboo plywood and nylon clips, and it comes completed with instructions for quick

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PHOTOS: 100 Danish Pendant Lamps Shine Bright at Copenhagen Design Week!

PHOTOS: 100 Danish Pendant Lamps Shine Bright at Copenhagen Design Week!

With an emphasis on making durable, elegant and intricate folded lamps, traditional Danish family business Le Klint designed 'Lise Navne' - a floating luminaire that shines in style. Designed by

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PHOTOS: Stacked Recycled Shipping Containers Create a Fantastic Info Point for Copenhagen Design Week

PHOTOS: Stacked Recycled Shipping Containers Create a Fantastic Info Point for Copenhagen Design Week

Made from locally sourced recycled shipping containers, the Information Point at Kvæsthusmolen (by The Royal Danish Playhouse) is the perfect place to find out how to navigate Copenhagen Design Week.

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LAVAs’ Disaster Relief Prefab Pod Is Both Funky and Functional

LAVAs’ Disaster Relief Prefab Pod Is Both Funky and Functional

Lava's emergency shelter is designed for ultimate ease and comfort in the worst of scenarios. Resembling an origami pod, the unit can be cut out of local plywood and assembled or even be dropped off by

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Inhabitat Attends an Inspiring (and Soggy!) Woodland Design Lab Camping Trip in Wales

Inhabitat Attends an Inspiring (and Soggy!) Woodland Design Lab Camping Trip in Wales

On our first morning there, and all subsequent mornings, Tabitha played a few notes on her violin to wake us up (in lieu of a loud, harsh alarm clock), which is when we realized how serious these

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The 2011 Architecture and the City Festival Kicks Off Next Week!

The 2011 Architecture and the City Festival Kicks Off Next Week!

Calling all San Francisco Bay Area architecture enthusiasts! Next week marks the launch of the AIASF‘s 2011 Architecture and the City Festival. Filled with awesome tours, new green projects,

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Meinhardt’s Interactive “Hopscotch” Light Installation Makes Rainbows

Meinhardt’s Interactive “Hopscotch” Light Installation Makes Rainbows

Meinhardt's “Hopscotch” installation, showcased at the Vivid Sydney light and music festival, had visitors hopping up and down to create their own LED light rainbows. The low-energy light installation

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PHOTOS: More Green Designs from London’s New Designers Graduate Show!

PHOTOS: More Green Designs from London’s New Designers Graduate Show!

Produced by free hand steam bending of local Ash, 'Florence' table by University of Plymouth graduate Yvette Cox dances its way into sculptural design while being functional and unique at the same

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VIDEO: Eco-Artist Chris Jordan on Green Tech and Art

VIDEO: Eco-Artist Chris Jordan on Green Tech and Art

Our 2008 Greener Gadgets Conference featured speakers from a wide variety of backgrounds and disciplines. Not only did we invite inventors, engineers, and representatives from the world's biggest

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PHOTOS: The Best Green Designs at London’s New Designers Graduate Show

PHOTOS: The Best Green Designs at London’s New Designers Graduate Show

In their Manifesto, the Goldsmiths University states that "a production economy based on finite resources does not work" and that "we have enough chairs (but is nice to sit down)." As a critical

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LABC Celebrates the Best of Los Angeles Architecture!

LABC Celebrates the Best of Los Angeles Architecture!

It’s no secret that we are currently living in though economic times, but the building industry seems to being facing greater challenges as investment and development of government and private

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VIDEO: Photo Artist Chris Jordan on Greener Gadgets

VIDEO: Photo Artist Chris Jordan on Greener Gadgets

Following his inspiring keynote at the first ever Greener Gadgets Conference, we were lucky enough to sit down one-on-one with photographic artist Chris Jordan to talk about his work, e-waste, and the

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PHOTOS: The Best Green Designs at London’s Royal College of Art Graduate Show

PHOTOS: The Best Green Designs at London’s Royal College of Art Graduate Show

British designer Alkesh Parmar created a series of objects under the Cradle to Cradle philosophy. Made from dried and ground orange peels, these objects give new use to a waste material. The process keeps

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PHOTOS: The Best Green Designs at London’s Central St. Martins’ Graduate Show

PHOTOS: The Best Green Designs at London’s Central St. Martins’ Graduate Show

Product designer David Bennett created a fantastic machine called Natural Factory that you can bring to the beach for building public seating, while engaging people in a DIY activity. The idea behing the

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VIDEO: Dwell Editor-in-Chief Sam Grawe Talks Reclaiming Design

VIDEO: Dwell Editor-in-Chief Sam Grawe Talks Reclaiming Design

In 2007, Inhabitat put together an event about recycling and reuse in design, called Reclaiming Design. This event at HauteGREEN in New York was a big success, thanks to the thought-provoking design and

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The Best of Dwell on Design 2011, Reporting Straight from LA!

The Best of Dwell on Design 2011, Reporting Straight from LA!

Once again, Ecofablous’ Modern Living Show House is available for sale on eBay with proceeds benefiting Global Green USA, giving anyone an opportunity to completely surround themselves in an incredibly

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Dwell on Design Brings the Best in Green Design to Los Angeles This Weekend!

Dwell on Design Brings the Best in Green Design to Los Angeles This Weekend!

From electric vehicle test drives to fully-built sustainable homes, the best green designs will be landing in Los Angeles starting TODAY for Dwell on Design 2011. The annual design extravaganza brings an

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The Best Green Designs From Buenos Aires’ Puro Diseno Fair

The Best Green Designs From Buenos Aires’ Puro Diseno Fair

[/caption] As soon as you enter the massive labyrinth of stands, you are met with Kuku's lovely little stand. You probably remember the plant pots made from old light bulbs from out Spring Greening

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The Best Green Designs from NeoCon 2011!

The Best Green Designs from NeoCon 2011!

Turnstone is a modern and youthful brand from Steelcase office furnishings. Their newest office system includes bent sheet metal bike and skateboard storage racks complete with coat hooks, and even a

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TreeHugger Debate on Thursday, May 26: Is Prefab A Greener Way To Build?

TreeHugger Debate on Thursday, May 26: Is Prefab A Greener Way To Build?

A question we've often pondered - how green is prefab construction? Without much hard data to back it up, we only have theories to go on, hoping that it really might be more resource efficient and lead to

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