The recently finished museum is a part of the Benesse Art Site program, which gave us the Inujima Art Project as well as several other modern art spaces on the south-eastern Japanese islands. The project
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The latest Chinese meat scandal is spreading, with reports confirming that Chinese McDonalds, Burger King, KFC and Starbucks outlets all purchased meat products originally sourced from Shanghai Husi Food
The numbers are in, and in just six months a phenomenal 202,586 people have applied to join the very first Mars colony. Frequently dubbed a "suicide mission," the $4 billion Mars One non-profit venture
New offshore oil and gas exploration activities are set to start along the U.S. east coast after a three-decade hiatus, but a recent Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) decision means that companies
Long-revered and much-climbed, Japan’s Mount Fuji looks like it’s ready to blow it’s top after more than 300 years of dormancy. A new study by a team of French and Japanese researchers reveals that
This past May was the hottest on record ever, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The average surface temperature around the world was almost 1°C above its average last
We’ve created a space up on our hill for our families, students, parents, teachers, artisans, and any nature lover in general to engage as environmental activists on sacred heritage land in Palestine.
The entire villa is in fact a historical plantation surrounded by mountains and coconut trees. Once guests have dried off from their refreshing lunch, they can enjoy numerous local activities such as
The new “Human Waste & Earth’s Future” exhibition at Miraikan in Japan lets visitors experience what it's like when their lives are going down the toilet. The creative exhibition invites kids to
Here at Inhabitat, we’ve written about the devastating true costs of fast fashion, but what about the cost of fast food? Recently, Mark Bittman wrote a piece at the New York Times calculating the true
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If you’re looking for an abyss to gaze into, a new one just mysteriously appeared at the end of the world. A giant hole in the Earth about 262 feet in diameter was recently discovered in Russia's far
As Californians stare down the maw of the worst drought they've seen in more than a century, Nestlé is quietly extracting undisclosed amounts of H2O in the state for their bottled water operations.
Casa Flotanta is a two bedroom home built on a hillside overlooking the jungle near Puntarenas. Initial designs for the vacation home considered digging into the steep slope and putting up retaining
London's Crossrail Station stands by the waters of Canary Wharf's North Dock, just steps away from the underground station -- also designed by Foster & Partners. Its unique design will feature a
The beautiful Breuer Cabin is filled with natural light coming in from reclaimed steel sash windows taken from at least five different projects. The floors are made from multicolored slate, which doesn't
Namba Parks was conceived when Osaka Stadium closed down, presenting a great redevelopment opportunity for a new commercial district right next to the Namba Train Station, which is just one stop away from
Beneath their spotless surfaces, rivers are often incredibly filthy and not particularly easy to clean up. After all, you can’t just bust out your vacuum and suck up all of the debris lingering there,
Susquehanna county residents have been bullied by the gas industry since fracking started back in 2006. Industry workers have no regard for the people they're paving over, which inevitably leads to
Olle Lundberg Combines Raw Steel and Salvaged Cypress in James Beard-Winning Slanted Door Restaurant
Completed in 2004, the contemporary Slanted Door restaurant has developed into one of San Francisco's most popular and highest-grossing dining destinations, as evidenced by its 2014 James Beard award.
Lundberg Design’s Moss Room Adds a Dramatic Breath of Fresh Air to the California Academy of Sciences
When Lundberg Design was hired to create the restaurant design, the biggest challenge they faced was figuring out how to attract people from the natural-history museum's exciting exhibitions above down to
The Lodge sits on a diverse forest region in northern Patagonia and is a base camp at the Hulio Hulio preserve for ecotourists looking to spot a puma or explore the local waterfalls. The hotel is cone
Tom Vered has unveiled the world’s first Home Growing Spirulina machine! Spirulina, the blue-green algae superfood that contains over 100 different nutrients, thrives in both fresh and salt water and
Lundberg Design’s Autodesk Workshop is an Industrial Chic Dream Office on San Francisco’s Waterfront Pier
Completed in 2013, the Autodesk Workshop's location on a historic pier gave Lundberg Design the opportunity to juxtapose the old, but still active, maritime machinery with the cutting-edge technology in
Have you ever wished that you could trade your apartment & crappy office space for a floating live/work houseboat in the San Francisco Bay? I know I have. A few years ago, The New York
The Nature Conservancy has published a global database of over 500 cities around the world to determine their level of water stress. Based on the number of water sources available to each city, the
OVA Studio just unveiled plans for the Hive-Inn™ City Farm, a modular farming structure that aims to bring fresh and locally grown greens to urban centers. Constructed out of shipping containers stacked
http://youtu.be/qxLmYEUC70o Just one of the many displays, the Gulf Stream Tank will be open to the sun and sky and viewable from all five floors of the Museum, which will collect and reuse rainwater.
It’s no secret that California is in the midst of a devastating drought, but a new report is putting actual numbers on the problem, and the results are not good. This year alone, California stands to
The Reichstag opened in 1894 but was severely damaged by a fire in 1933. It was partially restored in the 60s, but the final work by British architects Fosters & Partners was done in 1999, causing it
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