Solar Panels are Front and Center at this Year’s Emmys

Solar Panels are Front and Center at this Year’s Emmys

SolarWorld raised a canopy of 200 solar panels this week to help provide power and shade for the 2011 Emmys’ Red Carpet. The 50 kilowatt display is the largest temporary instillation…

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Inhabitat LA Exclusive Interview with Laura Avery, Manager for the Santa Monica Farmers' Markets

Inhabitat LA Exclusive Interview with Laura Avery, Manager for the Santa Monica Farmers' Markets

This Wednesday kicks off the City of Santa Monica Farmer's Market 30 year Celebration, and Inhabitat got an exclusive interview with, Laura Avery, overseer of the Farmer's Market for 29…

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Farmers Field: The Most Sustainable Stadium in the United States

Farmers Field: The Most Sustainable Stadium in the United States

Los Angeles has been trying to attract a football team to their city for some time now, and the anticipated Farmers Field carbon neutral stadium may just be the icing on the cake. …

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Metro Considers Extending Green Line to LAX

Metro Considers Extending Green Line to LAX

Trying to get to the airport and don't have a car? It might be a lot more trouble then you'd think. While there are a few options for getting to LAX, from taxis to buses to the Flyaway…

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Most Hybrid Repairs Don't Need To Be Left to the Dealer

Most Hybrid Repairs Don't Need To Be Left to the Dealer

Hybrid car owners in California have long enjoyed the benefits of HOV-lane access, even when they are driving solo. This perk has recently been lost, and hybrid owners might find…

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SEED House Brings Green Home Building To Los Angeles' Lower-Income Communities

SEED House Brings Green Home Building To Los Angeles' Lower-Income Communities

The SEED House is designed as a small residential building with a variety of spaces that will serve three important purposes; classroom space, practice space, and community outreach. A…

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Recycled SUV Rims as Natural Art

Recycled SUV Rims as Natural Art

No animals were poached, bred, killed or otherwise harmed in the making of Kromatorium, a blinding collection of bones and beasts. The new series of eco-friendly art was created by…

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Santa Monica Launches Mobile Haz-Mat Disposal Service

Santa Monica Launches Mobile Haz-Mat Disposal Service

Denizens of the green City of Santa Monica no longer have to wonder how to dispose of certain hazardous material. A new initiative by the Office of Sustainability and the Environment…

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Labor Day Weekend in LA

Labor Day Weekend in LA

It's officially our favorite bittersweet holiday, Labor Day Weekend, the last weekend of summer. We recommend finding anyway you can to enjoy this blissfully pleasant weather we are…

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High Tech High Chula Vista Delivers Students a Great Education in a Sustainable Atmosphere

High Tech High Chula Vista Delivers Students a Great Education in a Sustainable Atmosphere

The campus design purposefully breaks the building into smaller portions in order to provide internal shaded courtyards which allow natural light and ventilation into the learning…

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