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Denver Botanic Gardens Hosts Green Roofs West Symposium

Denver Botanic Gardens Hosts Green Roofs West Symposium

Get ready green roof aficionados! The third annual Green Roofs for the West Symposium will take place at the Denver Botanic Gardens on June 16 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. This forward-thinking and informative

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Top Ten Green Designs from Salone Satellite 2011 in Milan

Top Ten Green Designs from Salone Satellite 2011 in Milan

For Italian designer Lorenzo Damiani, saving resources is a mission. Damiani’s remarkable “New Life” installation, made entirely of pressboard, looks at how we perceive materials and associate them

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Join Global Pecha Kucha Friday in San Franciso and Help Raise Money for Japan

Join Global Pecha Kucha Friday in San Franciso and Help Raise Money for Japan

Pecha Kucha Night is a design community event that was devised in Tokyo in 2003 to bring together young creatives to meet, network, and show their work in public. This Friday the 16th, Yoshi's SF will be

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Catellani & Smith’s Modern LED Fixture Is Featherlight and Eco-Friendly

Catellani & Smith’s Modern LED Fixture Is Featherlight and Eco-Friendly

Catellani & Smith continue to add to their sleek lighting collection, this time with the Giulietta, a new lamp which made its debut at this week's Milan Furniture Fair. An innovative and modern

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Fortune Brainstorm Green 2011 Invites Industry Leaders to Discuss Sustainability

Fortune Brainstorm Green 2011 Invites Industry Leaders to Discuss Sustainability

Fortune Brainstorm Green 2011 is looking forward to a more sustainable future. More companies are learning to better balance on the three pillars that encapsulates what many consider a sustainable

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Virtually Attend Fortune’s Brainstorm Green Conference Today at 4pm PST

Virtually Attend Fortune’s Brainstorm Green Conference Today at 4pm PST

Attend Brainstorm Green online today at 4pm PST! Fortune Magazine has teamed up with the Nature Conservancy, NRDC, and the Environmental Defense Fund to bring together some of the brightest green

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The Best Sustainable Ceramics From Cevisama 2011

The Best Sustainable Ceramics From Cevisama 2011

Lifearq Ceramic Bamboo Tiles by Natucer Natucer showcased a series of beautiful bamboo tiles that can be used to create stand-alone shade screens and room dividers. Dubbed Lifearq, the extruded porcelain

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The Cevisama Ceramic Tile Show Kicks Off Today in Spain

The Cevisama Ceramic Tile Show Kicks Off Today in Spain

This week marks the start of the Cevisama ceramic tile show in Spain, and Inhabitat is reporting live from Valencia on the world's most cutting-edge ceramics. You heard that right - we're in Spain to

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Inventory Series 01: An Exhibit Exploring Slow Design and Limited Edition Items

Inventory Series 01: An Exhibit Exploring Slow Design and Limited Edition Items

Inventory Series 01 is a new exhibit introducing the public to thinkers and designers who embrace low production manufacturing and limited design products. The show, which will run from February 12-

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Compostmodern 2011 Kicks Off This Weekend in San Francisco!

Compostmodern 2011 Kicks Off This Weekend in San Francisco!

Heads up San Francisco Bay Area readers! Compostmodern 2011 kicks off this weekend in San Francisco, so if you'll be in the Bay Area don't miss out on this must-attend event for anyone concerned with

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Join Inhabitat at the Altitude Design Summit this Thursday!

Join Inhabitat at the Altitude Design Summit this Thursday!

The Altitude Design Summit kicks off this week in Salt Lake City, and Inhabitat wants YOU to join us as we discuss green design with some of the web's top bloggers! Come find me, Bridgette Meinhold, on

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January Pop-Up Park at OpenHouse Gallery in New York’s Nolita

January Pop-Up Park at OpenHouse Gallery in New York’s Nolita

If you need a reprieve from the snow mounds and salt trucks, you're in luck! OpenHouse Gallery on Mulberry Street in Nolita has converted its 4,500 square foot space into an indoor pop-up park, aptly

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‘Plastic Planet’ Documentary Opens in NYC on Jan. 14

‘Plastic Planet’ Documentary Opens in NYC on Jan. 14

In his call-to-action documentary 'Plastic Planet,' Austrian filmmaker Werner Boote seeks to the serious risks posed by plastic and why we can't seem to change our consumer habits. In 2009, the film

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Brooklyn Sewing Clubs Encourage Repair and Reuse of Clothing

Brooklyn Sewing Clubs Encourage Repair and Reuse of Clothing

Instead of running to Macy's the next time your favorite sweater gets a snag or your jeans rip in the knee, maker a greener choice and take the time to mend your clothing before buying something new.

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Recycle Your Christmas Tree at Mulchfest 2011

Recycle Your Christmas Tree at Mulchfest 2011

Instead of kicking your Christmas tree to the curb, bring it with you this weekend to your local park or community garden for Mulchfest 2011 to turn it into mulch for city trees. The event is part of

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New Yorkers, Recycle Your Gadgets at LES Ecology Center E-Waste Collections

New Yorkers, Recycle Your Gadgets at LES Ecology Center E-Waste Collections

Electronics are complicated to recycle, but there are dozens of resources out there that simplify the process for you. Throughout January, the Lower East Side Ecology Center will be collecting used or

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Philips New LED Bulbs Light Up the Night at Inhabitat’s Green Lighting Holiday Bash

Philips New LED Bulbs Light Up the Night at Inhabitat’s Green Lighting Holiday Bash

At 6:30 sharp the evening was already in full swing as guests promptly began flooding in through the showroom doors ready to celebrate. As delicious vegan hor'devours (courtesy of Blossom NYC) were

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REMINDER: Inhabitat’s Holiday Bash is Tonight!

REMINDER: Inhabitat’s Holiday Bash is Tonight!

Our green holiday party is tonight! To ring in the holiday season, Inhabitat is teaming up with Philips and the Environment Showroom in New York TONIGHT, to kick off a festive evening of cocktails,

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Inhabitat’s Pick for Best Designed Booth at Greenbuild 2010!

Inhabitat’s Pick for Best Designed Booth at Greenbuild 2010!

The booth was developed by Columbia PureBond's very own marketing manager Joanna Beckman, who was inspired by the Aqua Tower by Studio Gang Architects-- just up the way in downtown Chicago. The booth was

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The Best Sustainable Designs From Greenbuild Day 3

The Best Sustainable Designs From Greenbuild Day 3

To celebrate and honor the residents of the lower 9th ward, Bill McDonough spoke about his involvement in the Make it Right project. Together with Brad Pitt, he managed the development of 150 LEED

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Greenbuild 2010: The Best Eco-Designs From Day 2!

Greenbuild 2010: The Best Eco-Designs From Day 2!

We got to see the Windtronics WT6500 wind generator for Honeywell up close and this thing is big. It’s energy production is built around the outer ring which is a revolution in design. It also starts

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Greenbuild 2010: The Best Eco Designs From Day 1

Greenbuild 2010: The Best Eco Designs From Day 1

This year's opening keynote speech was given by General Colin Powell, the former US Secretary of State. He focused on how the definition of leadership does not differ if you are talking about leading in

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Greenbuild 2010 Kicks Off Tomorrow in Chicago!

Greenbuild 2010 Kicks Off Tomorrow in Chicago!

Heads up eco architects, green designers, and sustainable builders! Tomorrow marks the start of one of the year's biggest sustainable design conferences - Greenbuild 2010! Team Inhabitat is on the

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Dutch Design Week Kicks Off in San Francisco This Sunday!

Dutch Design Week Kicks Off in San Francisco This Sunday!

Are you stateside, but craving for a bit of European flavor? Well, look no further. If you’re one of the lucky few to be living on the west coast, get ready to see some orange - the Seeing Orange: Dutch

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The Ki Kicks Off on San Francisco’s Treasure Island This Week!

The Ki Kicks Off on San Francisco’s Treasure Island This Week!

Heads up San Francisco readers! This weekend The Ki is bringing a totally new experience to San Francisco that features the finest sustainable designs, technologies, fashions, foods, wines, fabulous

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DesignWeek LA 2010 Kicks Off This Week!

DesignWeek LA 2010 Kicks Off This Week!

Heads up Los Angeles design fans! DesignWeek LA is currently in full swing, bringing an explosion of design events to the greater Los Angeles area. The event runs straight through Sunday and the full

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West Coast Green 2010 Kicks Off Today!

West Coast Green 2010 Kicks Off Today!

Join Inhabitat at West Coast Green TODAY! We're thrilled to announce that one of our favorite green design events of the year kicks off today in San Francisco - West Coast Green! Each year this

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London Design Festival 2010: The Best of Designersblock

London Design Festival 2010: The Best of Designersblock

Made in Peckham is a furniture range by Hendzel & Hunt, made of pieces taken and found on local streets and reclamation yards in the designer’s own area. Chooi Leng Tan presented two products

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‘A Better World By Design’ Conference Kicks Off This Friday!

‘A Better World By Design’ Conference Kicks Off This Friday!

Check out A Better World by Design October 1st - 3rd! We're thrilled to announce that the third annual Better World by Design conference is coming up at the start of October! Exclusively organized and

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