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Tiny SCADpad Asia Apartment Captures the Spirit of Hong Kong for Just $40,000

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SCADpad North America Lets Tiny House Lovers Live Large in a Parking Spot

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9 Green Tools for a Bountiful Spring Garden

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Superstudio Più's Temporary Museum Leaves a Permanent Impression at Milan Design Week

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The Best Green Designs from Designjunction EDIT at Milan Design Week 2014

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The Best Green Designs from Salone Satellite at Milan Design Week

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6 Awesome (and Unexpected) International Cities That are Great for Cyclists

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Buy a Stylish Peace Bicycle and You'll Also Donate Towards Buying a Bike to A Child in Need

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In the United States cycling is often perceived as a leisure activity for kids or a highly competitive sport, but things are much different abroad. Everyone rides bikes in cities like Copenhagen and Amsterdam – and there’s nary a spandex singlet to be seen. Fortunately, innovative companies are working to bring cycling stateside in a big way – and newcomer Peace Bicycles just launched a Kickstarter campaign where you can pick up one of their beautiful Dutch-style cycles and they’ll donate part of every purchase towards buying a bike to someone in need. The company’s elegant bikes are comfortable, stylish, practical and affordable – and they come fully loaded with front and rear lights, fenders, a gold bell and more. Read on for a closer look.

Buy a Peace Bike on Kickstarter and Donate a Bike to A Child in Need >

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INHABITAT EVENT: Join Us for a Panel Discussion on “How to Green Your Child’s Education”

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Reading, writing and ‘rithmetic may have sufficed in the past, but nowadays there are many more factors – like health and and environmental awareness – that come into play in a child’s education. If you’re interested in learning more about these topics, Inhabitat’s founder and editor-in-chief Jill Fehrenbacher will be moderating a panel discussion entitled “How to Green Your Child’s Education” on April 26th in NYC. Click here to find out more about the talk and see how you can win tickets to be a part of the audience!

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6 Fascinating Architectural Oddities That Can Be Found in Brooklyn

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Brooklyn has earned a reputation as one of the most unique places in the world, but did you know that some of the borough’s architecture is just as quirky as its people? From a home that can’t decide whether its Japanese or Victorian to the world’s oldest subway tunnel to a brownstone that hides an underground portal, check out our round-up of 6 of Brooklyn’s most fascinating architectural destinations.

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NYC's High Line Park So Popular That Creators Plan a High-Speed Tram to Quickly Move Pedestrians

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Because of growing crowds flocking to NYC’s High Line Park, which are anticipated to double when the final section is complete, the architects and engineers have decided to add a people-mover style tram. The tram will keep the pedestrian traffic moving, getting people from one side of the High Line to the other more quickly. The original rails will, of course, be left intact and the high-speed, levitating train line will be built alongside. Click ahead to learn more about the new, innovative addiction!

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10 Reasons to Quit Coffee and Drink LSD

by , 03/31/14

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Sydney and Melbourne are home to some of the greatest coffee shops and biggest coffee snobs in the world. Coffee is a cult in Australia, but as with any addiction, there are side effects. Perhaps that explains the rise in popularity in the coffee alternative ‘LSD’ amongst Australians. But what is LSD and would you swap your daily coffee for it?  Read on to find out more.

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Spring Cleaning: 6 Green Tips to Organize and Simplify Your Home

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How to Find the Right Window Treatments to Save Energy and Money

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The last time you may have given thought to window treatments might have been when you noticed your neighbor peering into your living room window while you were eating breakfast in your undies. But in addition to providing privacy, window treatments are important for a number of reasons – they can help you sleep better, keep your house cool and comfortable, and save you energy. Did you know that the right window treatments can help you save a significant amount of money on your electricity bill each month? By carefully investing in the right window treatments for your particular environment and location, you can help prevent your house’s indoor warmth from escaping in the winter (cutting down on winter heating), and keep your house cool in the summer (cutting down on air conditioning). You can also dramatically reduce the need for electric lighting during the day by being smart about your window design. Read on to learn how to choose the best possible window treatments for your particular windows, and save money and your sanity in the process!

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9 Fun Things You Can Do During Earth Hour 2014!

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10 Incredible Designs by 2014 Pritzker Prize Laureate Shigeru Ban

10 Incredible Designs by 2014 Pritzker Prize Laureate Shigeru Ban

Cardboard Cathedral in Christchurch, New Zealand Shigeru Ban designed, pro-bono, this stunning temporary Cardboard Cathedral for Christchurch following a devastating earthquake in…

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WIN Free Tickets to Green Festival NYC!

WIN Free Tickets to Green Festival NYC!

Attention New Yorkers! The country's largest eco-event is coming to town next month, and you're invited. We're giving away 100 FREE tickets to Green Festival NYC, a showcase of over 300…

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3 Houseplants to Help You Feng Shui Your Home

3 Houseplants to Help You Feng Shui Your Home

Hurrah! Spring is here! In feng shui philosophy, the spring season symbolizes new beginnings, growth, and expansion—like when the trees start to grow back their leaves. We use plants,…

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