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Iconic Verbier Ski Gondolas Repurposed into Stunning Shelters to be Auctioned for Charity

Iconic Verbier Ski Gondolas Repurposed into Stunning Shelters to be Auctioned for Charity

Designers included in this inspiring project include Adrien Rovero, who designed a mint green four-seater rocking chair, Atelier Oï, whose white gondola is topped by what looks like a giant jelly fish,

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Adrien Rovero Gives Salvaged Ski Gondolas a Second Life as Unique Rocking Chairs

Adrien Rovero Gives Salvaged Ski Gondolas a Second Life as Unique Rocking Chairs

These stylish rocking chairs are crafted from salvaged ski gondolas by Adrien Rovero. The chairs, dubbed ‘Rock’, are part of a larger project organized by Mountain Climbers, a group which combines

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Telluride Gondolas Will Be Powered by Solar Panels While Providing Carbon Offsets

Telluride Gondolas Will Be Powered by Solar Panels While Providing Carbon Offsets

The world's coolest commute is about to get even cooler, and greener. That's because the Colorado-based Green Gondola Campaign is aiming to turn the gondola that connects Telluride with neighboring

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Breathtaking Mashpi Lodge Retreat Wins the 2014 World Travel Award for Leading Green Hotel in Ecuador

Breathtaking Mashpi Lodge Retreat Wins the 2014 World Travel Award for Leading Green Hotel in Ecuador

Opened in 2012, the eco-lodge is nestled at 3,116 feet high in the Ecuadorian Andes nature reserve, close to the capital city of Quito. Much of the structure was pre-assembled in Quito and transported to

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PHOTOS: Take a Look Inside Shigeru Ban’s Spectacular New Aspen Art Museum!

PHOTOS: Take a Look Inside Shigeru Ban’s Spectacular New Aspen Art Museum!

Aspen is renowned as a fancy ski town - and now it's become a fancy art town with the addition of the New Aspen Art Museum designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban. The previous museum was

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‘Top of Tyrol’ Lookout Platform Offers a Bird’s-Eye View of Austria’s Stubai Glacier

‘Top of Tyrol’ Lookout Platform Offers a Bird’s-Eye View of Austria’s Stubai Glacier

Perched high atop a peak in the popular Austrian ski area, the Top of Tyrol platform gently extends over the mountain’s edge above the glacial ski area below. The panoramic platform was created to give

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Tilla Theus’ Aluminum-Clad Alpine Restaurant Looks Like a Star Wars Building Straight From Hoth

Tilla Theus’ Aluminum-Clad Alpine Restaurant Looks Like a Star Wars Building Straight From Hoth

Tilla Theus modeled the design of the Gipfelrestaurant after the topography that makes up the mountain. The shell of the building is made up of anodized aluminum scales, which were manufactured by façade

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bam!’s Greenery-Filled Floating Pods Win the Venice CityVision Competition

bam!’s Greenery-Filled Floating Pods Win the Venice CityVision Competition

Looks like gondolas are out, and bam!'s greenery-filled outdoor rooms for Venice are in! Chosen out of 201 proposals from all five continents by a judging panel that included Bjarke Ingels of BIG

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Caracas Cable Transportation System Helps Venezuelan Neighborhood Grow Sustainably

Caracas Cable Transportation System Helps Venezuelan Neighborhood Grow Sustainably

Metro Cable is a cable car system with five stations for a total of 2.1 km of air time via gondolas. Each gondola holds 8 people and shuttles them between three hilltop stations, and two stations in the

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Cal Craven’s CAT Aquatic Car Is the Water Taxi of the Future

Cal Craven’s CAT Aquatic Car Is the Water Taxi of the Future

We already have water taxis and gondolas available for rent in various parts of the world today, but designer Cal Craven envisions a future in which these CAT aquatic water taxis will make gondolas truly

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Ecuador Toxi-Tours Unveil the Destruction of the Amazon by the Oil Industry

Ecuador Toxi-Tours Unveil the Destruction of the Amazon by the Oil Industry

The Ecuadorian sun shone through the leafy greenery, casting intricate shadows upon a group of twelve college students and beating down upon their necks. David Poritz, the group’s leader, walked through

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Zero-Emission Eunoia Airship Takes to the Skies

Zero-Emission Eunoia Airship Takes to the Skies

Thomas Tzortzi updates the traditional zeppelin, providing luxurious accommodations for air travelers will emitting zero emissions in his concept airship, the Eunoia.

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Well Tech Awards Showcase Green Innovation at Milan Design Week

Well Tech Awards Showcase Green Innovation at Milan Design Week

Well-Tech’s mission is to support the creation of innovative projects through planning, research, and promotion. The wide range of designs include electric cars, new materials, renewable energy

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Underwater “Snookie” Robot is Inspired By Blind Fish

Underwater “Snookie” Robot is Inspired By Blind Fish

Biomimicry strikes again–this time with Snookie, an underwater robot that has an artificial sensory organ inspired by the “lateral-line system” seen in blind fish like the Astyanax.

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Studio Lindfors’ Haunting Visual Prediction of Our Flooded Future World

Studio Lindfors’ Haunting Visual Prediction of Our Flooded Future World

The phrases “melting polar ice caps” and “rising water lines” are so ubiquitous now that they’ve almost lost their meaning. It’s all too easy to think “it will

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Monolab’s Soaring Solar Rotterdam Tower

Monolab’s Soaring Solar Rotterdam Tower

Monolab is aiming to take solar power to extreme heights by designing their sky-high Rotterdam Tower with a skin of photovoltaic panels. At 450 meters, the Rotterdam Tower design is intended to connect

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