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Japanese-Inspired Woven Willow Kagome Sandpit Offers Natural Play for Kids in Vienna

Japanese-Inspired Woven Willow Kagome Sandpit Offers Natural Play for Kids in Vienna

The MuseumQuarter in Vienna commissioned PPAG Architects to design a sandpit for children in their inner courtyard. The designers then teamed up with Simon Oberhammer and Stefanie Meyer to develop a

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VIDEO: Mitchell Joachim on How to Grow a Treehouse with TeReForm

VIDEO: Mitchell Joachim on How to Grow a Treehouse with TeReForm

We love treehouses here at Inhabitat, and are enamored with eco-architect Mitchell Joachim's visionary ideas about how to grow living treehouses from ficus molded around frame structures. We've covered

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Top 6 Creepiest Buildings for a Frightful Halloween

Top 6 Creepiest Buildings for a Frightful Halloween

Check out the 6 Creepiest Buildings for a Frightful Halloween: GEOtube is a Building That Grows its Own Weblike Saline Skin Ancient London Crypt Resurrected as a Creepy Contemporary Art Gallery Wim

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Creatureama: Recycled Styrofoam Robots Invade Germany’s Streets

Creatureama: Recycled Styrofoam Robots Invade Germany’s Streets

Mitchell Joachim and his team at Terraform 1 are provocateurs of the built environment that excel at dreaming up new ways of building and getting around. Their recycled Creatureama installation explores

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The Green Cathedral Is an Interpretation of Notre Dame in Trees

The Green Cathedral Is an Interpretation of Notre Dame in Trees

John Muir once called a redwood grove his cathedral. Similar in vein, De Groene Kathedraal (translated as the Green Cathedral) is an organic copy of the famed Notre Dame, and is very much in

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Designers Imagine NYC’s ‘Water as the 6th Borough’ for 2011 Terreform ONE Prize

Designers Imagine NYC’s ‘Water as the 6th Borough’ for 2011 Terreform ONE Prize

Solar-powered floating neighborhoods, lush water-cleansing oyster beds, buoyant moveable green spaces -- these are just a few of the innovative and intriguing designs submitted to the 2011 Terreform ONE

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Terreform One Developing Buildings Made From Blocks of Mushrooms

Terreform One Developing Buildings Made From Blocks of Mushrooms

Houses made from mushrooms used to be for smurfs — but the creative folks at Terreform One and Planetary One intend to create real houses from the prodigious plant. They are developing a new breed

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Flat Tower: Massive Honeycomb Skyscraper Arches Over Green Space

Flat Tower: Massive Honeycomb Skyscraper Arches Over Green Space

The massive arch is 800 meters across or the length of the Burj Khalifa building set on its side. The principle was to build a large building without disrupting the skyline of a midsized city.

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VIDEO: Grow a Treehouse with Terreform

VIDEO: Grow a Treehouse with Terreform

We love treehouses here at Inhabitat and are enamored with eco-architect Mitchell Joachim's visionary ideas about how to grow living treehouses from ficus molded around frame structures. We've covered

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Greenbuild 2010 Kicks Off Next Week in Chicago!

Greenbuild 2010 Kicks Off Next Week in Chicago!

Attention green building aficionados! If you can’t make it to Chicago for the Greenbuild conference next week, don’t panic -- we've got you covered! We'll be walking the expo hall, hitting the

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In Vitro Habitat: a House Made of Meat!

In Vitro Habitat: a House Made of Meat!

We've waxed lyrical about botanical walls, green roofs and living treehouses on Inhabitat for years - is the next logical step a home made from animal tissue? Mitchell Joachim from Terreform thinks

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Rapid Re(f)use: New York City Rebuilt From Its Own Trash

Rapid Re(f)use: New York City Rebuilt From Its Own Trash

New York City, much like any big city, disposes of a lot of trash -- but what if that trash could be used in a constructive manner? NYC-based architects Terreform have proposed a new form of construction

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Design Jazz: Improvisations on the Urban Street Reception

Design Jazz: Improvisations on the Urban Street Reception

PRATT MANHATTAN GALLERY PRESENTS THEORETICAL AND INNOVATIVE EXHIBITION ON URBAN STREET DESIGN Exhibition to Document Young Designers Working to Develop Street Furniture for Bronx Community-Led

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TERREFORM’S SOFT CAR

TERREFORM’S SOFT CAR

The Postopolis event we hosted in NY a couple weeks ago was inspirational in many ways, and one of the highlights of the 5 day event was seeing Mitchell Joachim of Terreform (a non-profit philanthropic

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POSTOPOLIS!

POSTOPOLIS!

Despite the 90 degree weather, 100% humidity and interesting “acoustic issues” we encountered while holed in the tiny concrete (un-air-conditioned) Storefront gallery space for 5 days, the

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POSTOPOLIS BEGINS!

POSTOPOLIS BEGINS!

Postopolis opened yesterday to a warm reception over at the Storefront For Art and Architecture Gallery on Kenmare street in SoHo. I was thrilled to see all four of our blogs' names posted in giant

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A LIVING HOUSE – Terreform’s Fab Tree Hab

A LIVING HOUSE – Terreform’s Fab Tree Hab

Inspired by the ecocentric attitudes of such beloved American nature-lovers as Thoreau, Emerson, Whitman and Alcott, three MIT designers - Mitchell Joachim, Lara Greden and Javier Arbona - created this

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