LAST CHANCE: Score a $749 Naturepedic organic twin mattress in our Back to School Giveaway!

LAST CHANCE: Score a $749 Naturepedic organic twin mattress in our…

It's almost that time of year again. Where did summer go? As the kids go back to school, they may be feeling some stresses along with all the excitement. One of the most important…

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GIVEAWAY: Win a Voltaic solar backpack in Inhabitat's Back to School Contest (worth $330)!

GIVEAWAY: Win a Voltaic solar backpack in Inhabitat's Back to School…

GRAND PRIZE: The OffGrid 6W Solar Backpack RUNNER UP PRIZES: The Converter Solar Backpack

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5 Healthy vegetarian snacks to serve on Labor Day

5 Healthy vegetarian snacks to serve on Labor Day

5 Green Snacks for a Healthy Labor Day Celebration While it feels like summer is still in full swing, it will soon be Labor Day. If you, like many Americans, will be enjoying a…

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7 meat-free alternatives for BBQ lovers

7 meat-free alternatives for BBQ lovers

Marinated Halved Zucchini and Summer Squash - Sesame/Soy Sauce/Garlic/Ginger Corn on the Cob in its own Husk with Garlic Butter Tandoori Veggie Kebabs (squash or zucchini, cherry…

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Register now for San Francisco's 2015 Architecture and the City festival

Register now for San Francisco's 2015 Architecture and the City…

AIA SF's Architecture and the City Festival is bringing a great program of design events to San Francisco this September - sign up now before spots fill up!

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6 uses for amaranth that may surprise you

6 uses for amaranth that may surprise you

Quit the quinoa and kick the kale*, there’s a new superfood in town. Amaranth is a wonderful multi-purpose plant that should be on everyone’s plate. Though underappreciated in the…

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Greenbuild 2015 kicks off in Washington D.C. November 18th!

Greenbuild 2015 kicks off in Washington D.C. November 18th!

The excitement is already building, and this year’s Greenbuild taking place in Washington, D.C., November 18-20, is gearing up to be a Monumental Green event. Greenbuild offers a…

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15 awe-inspiring semi-finalists announced for the 2015 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

15 awe-inspiring semi-finalists announced for the 2015 Buckminster…

596 Acres Living Lots Identifying unused urban spaces and working with disenfranchised residents to reclaim them for public use, Living Lots has already transformed dozens of spaces…

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The 10 best electric vehicles

The 10 best electric vehicles

Longest Range electric vehicle Tesla Model S: One of the biggest reasons why car buyers shudder at the thought of owning an electric vehicle is, range anxiety. Today the average…

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World’s first mega-robot duel pits Team USA against Team Japan

World’s first mega-robot duel pits Team USA against Team Japan

The awesome mech battle of your childhood dreams is finally coming true—in Pacific Rim-fashion, two giant robot warriors are set to face off in an epic duel in summer 2016. Last…

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5 Spectacular car-free camping trips around the San Francisco Bay Area

5 Spectacular car-free camping trips around the San Francisco Bay Area

5 Spectacular Places to Hike and Camp (on Public Transportation) in the Bay Area/near San Francisco Summer in the city can get claustrophobic no matter where you live. Have you been…

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8 common weeds you probably never thought you could eat

8 common weeds you probably never thought you could eat

  Violet Leaves   Violets may be known for their beauty, but their petals aren't the only coveted part of the plant. It's amazing that these beautiful plants are considered…

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8 buses converted into gorgeous mobile homes perfect for adventure

8 buses converted into gorgeous mobile homes perfect for adventure

Renovated wood-lined school bus by architecture grad Hank Butitta Most architecture students submit a written thesis for their final project, but not University of Minnesota grad…

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Eduardo Catalano's iconic 65-foot metal flower blooms again in Buenos Aires

Eduardo Catalano's iconic 65-foot metal flower blooms again in Buenos…

Catalano's Floralis Generica stands at Plaza de las Naciones Unidas (United Nations Park), at one of Buenos Aires most affluent neibourghs, Recoleta. The 65 foot high flower…

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HOW TO: Learn How to Make a Mini Felt Planter to Green Your Walls

HOW TO: Learn How to Make a Mini Felt Planter to Green Your Walls

Step 1: Gather Your Materials Craft felt (preferably at least 21 inches long) Sewing machine and thread Scissors Pattern (print pattern here, cut out and tape together or…

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World's first moldable glue lets you fix and improve nearly anything

World's first moldable glue lets you fix and improve nearly anything

Sugru is a handy moldable glue ideal for any number of household, DIY and craft projects.

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Delightful pop-up Camping restaurant brings the great outdoors to busy Buenos Aires

Delightful pop-up Camping restaurant brings the great outdoors to busy…

Camping is located at Buenos Aires Design's terrace, in one of Argentina's capital most affluent neighborhoods, Recoleta. It was envisioned by Gabi Balan, who created a horizontal…

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Argentina's first floating eco-village provides modern tiny homes for water lovers

Argentina's first floating eco-village provides modern tiny homes for…

Located 40 minutes away from the city, the village rests on the golden Rio de la Plata's waters among private yachts and sailboats. It is designer Fabián De Martino and his architect…

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Is Bernie Sanders our best defense against climate change?

Is Bernie Sanders our best defense against climate change?

Could Bernie Sanders be our best hope to save the planet from catastrophic climate change by leading a clean energy revolution in the United States? The 2016 Democratic presidential…

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SNEAK PEEK: Chrysler's electric Town & Country minivan spotted on the streets of LA

SNEAK PEEK: Chrysler's electric Town & Country minivan spotted on the…

What do we have here? Yesterday on my way to the office I pulled up next to two heavily camouflaged prototypes of Chrysler’s all-new Town & Country minivan, which is expected to…

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Urban Crepe is a blooming Buenos Aires food stall in a repurposed shipping container

Urban Crepe is a blooming Buenos Aires food stall in a repurposed…

Urban Crepe is located at the 'Distrito Arcos Premium Outlet', an open-air mall on a former railway area within the leafy Palermo. It's massive discount clothes stores are sheltered in…

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How thousands of rough wooden logs protect this pavilion from solar radiation

How thousands of rough wooden logs protect this pavilion from solar…

The big surprise of this year World Expo is the striking entry of Uruguay. Participating for the first time in a Universal Exposition with its own national pavilion designed by Javier…

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Top 7 highlights of the Italian Pavilion at Venice Art Biennale 2015

Top 7 highlights of the Italian Pavilion at Venice Art Biennale 2015

Going to visit the 56th Art Biennale in Venice? Don’t forget to drop at the Italian Pavilion curated by Vincenzo Trione. Promise! You’ll find really intriguing works of contemporary…

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This building made from hundreds of apple crates has a surprise inside

This building made from hundreds of apple crates has a surprise inside

Have you ever seen a building built of thousands of recycled apple crates? That’s the case of the Polish Pavilion at Expo 2015 developed by the Warsaw office 2pm studio. Its…

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RECIPE: How to make a savory tomato confit

RECIPE: How to make a savory tomato confit

Summer is here and its a great time to try out some seasonal recipes with the bounty from the farmer's market-- or your own urban garden! If you have some juicy, ripe tomatoes on hand,…

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Footloose German kid builds an inspiring brick dome home for an orphanage in Kenya

Footloose German kid builds an inspiring brick dome home for an…

When Torsten Kremer met Mama Dolfine, she had lost a 14 and 27-year-old son in one year, sank into a pit of despair, and then climbed out and built heaven--in the form of a new…

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Insane Skysphere is a solar-powered man cave with voice-activated electronics

Insane Skysphere is a solar-powered man cave with voice-activated…

Jono Williams has built the world's most coveted man cave. After shooting the breeze one night with his mate Grant Ramsay, a mechatronics engineer, the Australian inventor committed to…

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HOW TO: Recycle a Tin Can Into a Gorgeous Outdoor Lantern for Summer Parties

HOW TO: Recycle a Tin Can Into a Gorgeous Outdoor Lantern for Summer…

STEP 1: GATHER YOUR MATERIALS All you need to do to get started on this eco-friendly summer craft project is gather the following materials: 2-4 cleaned, empty tin cans (you can…

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8 Tips to Keep Your Summer Fruits and Vegetables Fresher for Longer

8 Tips to Keep Your Summer Fruits and Vegetables Fresher for Longer

Broccoli + Lettuce + Celery Suffering from limp celery, soft broccoli, or less that sprightly salads? Keep these greens their crispest by wrapping them in tin foil before storing them…

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