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Inhabitat Blog Picks of the Week

Posted By Olivia Chen On December 26, 2008 @ 5:00 am In Architecture,Design,Green Building,Green Furniture,New York City | 2 Comments

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Opinions seem to be flying this holiday season as we reflect on a year that was both exciting and tumultuous. So this week, we’ve collected some thought-provoking reading that is sure to stir the pot as we head into 2009.

Core77 [2] posts a snippet of an open letter from Cameron Sinclair [3], of Architecture of Humanity, written in response to Nicolai Ouroussoff’s NY Times article [4] on the current architectural climate.

Nick Douglas [5] at Clean Technica [6] ponders the eco merits of Apple and Dell [7] in response to Dell’s criticism [8] of Apple’s eco-friendliness.

Lloyd Alter [9] at Treehugger [10] talks about Dwell’s latest issue [11] on prefab design.

Metropolis Magazine [12] discusses German architect, Stefan Behnisch’s commitment to performance and environmental engineering [13] in his architecture.

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[1] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/12/26/inhabitat-blog-picks-12-26/

[2] Core77: http://www.core77.com/

[3] a snippet of an open letter from Cameron Sinclair: http://www.core77.com/blog/business/an_open_letter_to_the_new_york_times_12184.asp

[4] Nicolai Ouroussoff’s NY Times article: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/21/arts/design/21ouro.html?_r=1

[5] Nick Douglas: http://greenoptions.com/author/nickdouglas

[6] Clean Technica: http://cleantechnica.com/

[7] eco merits of Apple and Dell: http://cleantechnica.com/2008/12/22/apple-vs-dell-which-is-actually-greener/

[8] Dell’s criticism: http://en.community.dell.com/blogs/direct2dell/archive/2008/12/19/the-real-meaning-of-being-green.aspx

[9] Lloyd Alter: http://www.treehugger.com/authors/index.php?author=lloyd

[10] Treehugger: http://www.treehugger.com/

[11] Dwell’s latest issue: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2008/12/dwell-magazine-prefab.php

[12] Metropolis Magazine: http://www.metropolismag.com/cda/index.php

[13] Stefan Behnisch’s commitment to performance and environmental engineering: http://www.metropolismag.com/story/20081217/form-follows-performance

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