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West Coast Green 2010 is Just One Week Away!

West Coast Green 2010 is Just One Week Away!

Join Inhabitat at West Coast Green next week! Heads up Bay Area architects, builders, and designers! One of our favorite design events of the year, West Coast Green, kicks off with a bang next week by

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The London Design Festival Starts Tomorrow!

The London Design Festival Starts Tomorrow!

Heads up interior design fans - the London Design Festival kicks off tomorrow and we'll be reporting live from the show. Stay tuned for the info and exclusive pics of the hottest exhibitions, new

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Check Out GreenHomeNYC’s DIY Green Block Party on October 2nd!

Check Out GreenHomeNYC’s DIY Green Block Party on October 2nd!

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 Green Block

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LA Beyond Cars: A Global Perspective on Rail and Public Space

LA Beyond Cars: A Global Perspective on Rail and Public Space

Los Angeles is taking a progressive look at public transportation and railLA is leading the way, bringing together the forces of the Los Angeles Chapters of the American Institute of Architects and the

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LA’s 40th Annual Architecture Awards Celebrate Sustainable Designs

LA’s 40th Annual Architecture Awards Celebrate Sustainable Designs

The honorable Anthony Villaraigosa, mayor of Los Angeles, was on hand at the awards, noting that as a major metropolitan city, Los Angeles contains more LEED certified buildings than other similarly sized

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How to Work a Trade Show – Tips from Dwell on Design

How to Work a Trade Show – Tips from Dwell on Design

Considering promoting your green business by exhibiting at a trade show? We've got some insider tips about how to avoid pitfalls and maximize the returns including how to successfully partner up with

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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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Virginia Tech Lumenhaus Wins the 2010 Solar Decathlon!

Virginia Tech Lumenhaus Wins the 2010 Solar Decathlon!

The homes were packed all week with visitors who gazed at the unusually shaped Fablab house, doted over the cozy interior of the  Luukku House, and reveled over the superior craftsmanship of the Bambu

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Marmol Radziner Launches Affordable New Locomo Prefab!

Marmol Radziner Launches Affordable New Locomo Prefab!

Inhabitat favorite Marmol Radziner just officially launched a brand new line of affordable modular prefab homes, the Locomo (which stands for LOwer COst MOdular). The official announcement was made today

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Re:Focus Teaches an Old House New Tricks at the Solar Decathlon

Re:Focus Teaches an Old House New Tricks at the Solar Decathlon

The entire house is panelized to allow it to be flat packed and assembled around 7 square “ribs”. Because of the standardization of the system it can be configured in many different ways. Keeping cool

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Dwell on Design: Inhabitat Teams up With Touch for Pop-Up Eco Shop!

Dwell on Design: Inhabitat Teams up With Touch for Pop-Up Eco Shop!

Conference goers at this year's Dwell on Design event will have ample opportunities to do some shopping, and thanks to a unique collaboration with Touch in Culver City (who helped curate our booth this

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The Best of the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt Design Triennial

The Best of the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt Design Triennial

The Cooper-Hewitt is the United State's national design museum -- it's also the only museum in the nation exclusively commited to historic and contemporary design. They focus their exhibits on how design

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Ultra-Efficient Wuppertal House Blazes a Trail at Solar Decathlon

Ultra-Efficient Wuppertal House Blazes a Trail at Solar Decathlon

Team Wuppertal brought an intimate but expansive vision to the Solar Decathlon Europe this year. Their sun-powered house is flanked by solar walls, capped by a solar roof, and provides multiple spaces to

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Self-Sufficient Napevomo Solar Decathlon House

Self-Sufficient Napevomo Solar Decathlon House

As the European Solar Decathlon heats up in Madrid, the Napevomo House is turning heads for its very unique tack on design. The team, composed mainly of students from Arts et Métiers Paris Tech, has

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Inhabitat is Looking for Dwell on Design Volunteers!

Inhabitat is Looking for Dwell on Design Volunteers!

Hey Los Angeles readers! Want to score a free ticket to the West Coast's largest design event, Dwell on Design? We're looking for a few volunteers to help us man our fabulous Inhabibooth during the show,

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Space-Age Solar Urcomante House Debuts at Solar Decathalon Europe

Space-Age Solar Urcomante House Debuts at Solar Decathalon Europe

The Urcomante Team didn’t have to travel very far for the European Solar Decathlon this week in Madrid, Spain -- but their home’s design has taken sustainability a long way. The home's handsome

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Minimalistic Living Equia Home Keeps Its Cool at Solar Decathlon

Minimalistic Living Equia Home Keeps Its Cool at Solar Decathlon

The 2010 Solar Decathlon is well underway in Madrid, Spain and a team of three universities from Berlin has already been attracting a lot of attention with their clean-lined Living Equia Home. Designed to

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Eco Friendly Whiteboard Paint Turns Any Wall Into an Artistic Canvas

Eco Friendly Whiteboard Paint Turns Any Wall Into an Artistic Canvas

Turn any blank wall or smooth surface into a white board thanks to Idea Paint’s new line of Tabrasa water based paint! The paint was on display at MDC Wallcovering’s booth at this year’s NeoCon

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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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Inhabitat’s Favorite Green Products from Neocon 2010

Inhabitat’s Favorite Green Products from Neocon 2010

Scattered throughout NeoCon were signs inviting attendees to choose their own Eco-Adventures. Attendees could one of two Eco-trips or a Public Bike just by stopping by and dropping off a business card or

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The Best Green Designs from the NeoCon World’s Trade Fair

The Best Green Designs from the NeoCon World’s Trade Fair

InterfaceFLOR's giant recycled elephant was created in partnership with the Human Elephant Foundation and Chicago’s Field Museum. The elephant was crafted entirely from tires by South African artist

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Join Inhabitat at Dwell on Design 2010!

Join Inhabitat at Dwell on Design 2010!

Join Inhabitat at Dwell on Design 2010! Heads up LA Readers! If you'll be in Southern California from June 25-27 and want to check out the state of the art in sustainable design then you can't miss the

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Inhabitat Announces 2010 Spring Greening Contest Winners!

Inhabitat Announces 2010 Spring Greening Contest Winners!

AND WE HAVE A WINNER! We’ve got our 2010 Spring Greening Contest winners and boy are they impressive! This year we invited all of our enterprising readers to see if they could breathe new life into old

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NeoCon 2010 Is Less Than Two Weeks Away!

NeoCon 2010 Is Less Than Two Weeks Away!

In less than two weeks, the 42nd annual NeoCon® World’s Trade Fair, the National Exposition of Contract Furnishings, will be taking place in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart. The show will draw over 40,000

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ICFF 2010: Our Favorite Finds from Designboom Mart!

ICFF 2010: Our Favorite Finds from Designboom Mart!

Awesome leaf-shaped post it notes by Appree let you add nature to your workspace while reminding yourself to refill the toner. John Briscella wowed us with his earrings that can be laser cut to

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Stunning Pendant Lamps Spun from Measuring Tape

Stunning Pendant Lamps Spun from Measuring Tape

This week the Inhabitat editors checked out the Model Citizens and one of our favorite finds was this cleverly constructed measuring tape lamp that comes in both metric and standard measurements. Hardly

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Inhabitat Reports From ICFF 2010!

Inhabitat Reports From ICFF 2010!

Inhabitat's editors hit the scene at the Javits center this weekend to check out this year's International Contemporary Furniture Fair - New York's premier annual design event. We sifted through thousands

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NYC EVENT: ‘Interconnected’ Design from Portugal and Brazil

NYC EVENT: ‘Interconnected’ Design from Portugal and Brazil

Hey NYC! If you’re looking for a leisurely activity to fill this fine Sunday afternoon, head on over to the Meatpacking District to check out TOUCH’s latest exhibition “Interconnected.” Featuring

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Inhabitat Reports from BKLYN Designs

Inhabitat Reports from BKLYN Designs

Visitors to the show were greeted by a sculpture of cascading chairs by Uhuru and a live Twitter feed of what people were tweeting about the event! The Inhabiteam does a quick group huddle before

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