Jill Fehrenbacher

 

Jill is the founder of Inhabitat, as well as a LEED-AP green designer and green design consultant. She created Inhabitat in 2005 as a way to catalog her search for new ideas to solve the world's most pressing problems through forward-thinking, high-tech, and environmentally conscious design. She currently resides in San Francisco, which so far has been good for her obsession with urban farming and vegan fast food.

Follow Jill on Twitter at @jillfehr

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New York City's First Cat Cafe opens on the LES (PHOTOS)

New York City's First Cat Cafe opens on the LES (PHOTOS)

Want to know what it's like inside the Meow Parlour cat cafe? Come along with me... The first thing I noticed about the Meow Parlour is that these folks take their cat cafe…

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INTERVIEW: Elea Robinson, Founding Faculty at New Amsterdam School, On Growing A Green School

INTERVIEW: Elea Robinson, Founding Faculty at New Amsterdam School, On Growing A Green School

It's likely that the vast majority of us had a similar elementary school experience: rote memorization, gross cafeteria "mystery food", long days spent sitting at our desks, filling out…

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Did you know NYC's compost is being dumped in landfill?

Did you know NYC's compost is being dumped in landfill?

With a population of about 8.4 million people from all kinds of backgrounds, it's pretty safe to say that New York City has some of the rankest, foulest garbage in the world -- but was…

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VIDEO: Join Inhabitat on a Cruelty-Free Animal Adventure in New York!

VIDEO: Join Inhabitat on a Cruelty-Free Animal Adventure in New York!

Sometimes those of us living in the big city don’t get to interact with flora and fauna very much. That’s why I was so excited when I was offered a trip by Subaru to check out…

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New Green Grade School To Open in East Village - Will Be Downtown Manhattan’s First Waldorf Inspired School

New Green Grade School To Open in East Village - Will Be Downtown Manhattan’s First Waldorf Inspired School

For New York City families with preschool-aged children, nothing strikes fear into the heart quite so much as the search for a decent school for your child, and this frantic search…

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PHOTOS: Blu Homes Opens East Coast's First Prefab Breezehouse in Copake, NY

PHOTOS: Blu Homes Opens East Coast's First Prefab Breezehouse in Copake, NY

We've long been fans of architect Michelle Kaufmann's iconic Breezehouse prefab home ever since we first wrote about it back in 2005 (yes, we're getting old). The Breezehouse was one of…

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VIDEO: Inhabitat Interviews MoMA Curator Paola Antonelli About 'Talk to Me'

VIDEO: Inhabitat Interviews MoMA Curator Paola Antonelli About 'Talk to Me'

The Museum of Modern Art’s latest Talk to Me exhibition puts technology in the hot seat. The exhibition, put together by MoMA design curator Paola Antonelli, showcases cutting edge…

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Fashion Girls NYC Sample Sale Raises Money For Japan - April 2, 3rd 2011

Fashion Girls NYC Sample Sale Raises Money For Japan - April 2, 3rd 2011

Wondering how you can help Japan's relief efforts and simultaneously wondering what to do on this beautiful sunny day? The Fashion Girls For Japan sample sale is your answer if you…

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New Green Element Hotel Opens in Times Square, New York!

New Green Element Hotel Opens in Times Square, New York!

In November 2010, Element Hotels opened its first New York City property. The Times Square hotel is a high-performance green building.

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