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Tato Architects’ Hilltop House in Rokko, Japan Provides Both Dramatic Views and Privacy

Tato Architects’ Hilltop House in Rokko, Japan Provides Both Dramatic Views and Privacy

Tato Architects' House in Rokko consists of a home and atelier overlooking a beautiful Japanese cityscape. Yo Shimada, a graduate from Kyoto City University of Arts in Environmental Design led the

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8 Overarching Urban Systems That Make a City Sustainable

8 Overarching Urban Systems That Make a City Sustainable

1: Sustainable land use planning and urban form Keeping the city compact and fighting urban sprawl, as well as creating a distinct separation between urban and rural areas, are key to sustainable land

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Patrick and Regitze Kerti’s Chaise Longue is Upholstered with Recycled Bicycle Inner Tubes

Patrick and Regitze Kerti’s Chaise Longue is Upholstered with Recycled Bicycle Inner Tubes

We recently showed you some great upcycled products by Patrick Kerti's Berlin studio Showraum, including a cute expresso coffee maker-lamp, a coat hanger from old typewriter keys and a recycled cardboard

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Retro-Inspired Faraday Porteur Electric Bike Now for Sale!

Retro-Inspired Faraday Porteur Electric Bike Now for Sale!

The Faraday Porteur electric bicycle has finally come to market! Built last year for the Oregon Manifest design competition, the classic cycle may look like a simple bike from the 1940s or 50s, but

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Cervélo’s P5 Bicycle is the World’s Most Aerodynamic Triathlon Bike

Cervélo’s P5 Bicycle is the World’s Most Aerodynamic Triathlon Bike

Cervélo just created the ultimate bike for any triathlon or cycling enthusiast. According to Cervélo, its new P5 bike is the most aerodynamic time trial bike ever engineered. Building on its past aero

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Japan’s Modi-Corp Unveils Build-It-Yourself Pius Electric Car!

Japan’s Modi-Corp Unveils Build-It-Yourself Pius Electric Car!

Japan's Modi-Corp has just unveiled a new electric car called the Pius that you can actually build yourself! The Pius, not to be confused with the Toyota Prius, is a single-seat electric car that will be

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The Boda Boda Cargo Cruiser Bike Is Built Specially for Urban Cyclists

The Boda Boda Cargo Cruiser Bike Is Built Specially for Urban Cyclists

Yuba Bicycles has just launched the newest addition to its line of utility bicycles - the Boda Boda Cargo Cruiser. Designed with the needs of urban cyclists in mind, this sweet bike is no lightweight

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Slides, Treehouses and Worm Holes Turn Sydney’s Blaxland Park into a Field of Fun

Slides, Treehouses and Worm Holes Turn Sydney’s Blaxland Park into a Field of Fun

Using the existing landform to their advantage, JMD Design created a series of sweet worm holes and slides, some that are quite steep, along with a 12 meter high treehouse tower that overlooks the

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Het Anker is a Green-Roofed Community Center Planned for The Netherlands

Het Anker is a Green-Roofed Community Center Planned for The Netherlands

The municipality of Zwolle in the Netherlands invited four design firms to submit proposals for a new community center for this up-and-coming city, and they awarded first prize to MoederscheimMoonen

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Top 6 Must-See Summer Eco Resorts Around the World!

Top 6 Must-See Summer Eco Resorts Around the World!

Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia The Alila Villas Uluwatu combines the best of tropical luxury and sustainable design. The Earthcheck-certified resort on Bali’s southern Bukit Peninsula finds its

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San Francisco’s Parklets Transform Parking Spaces Into Urban Oases

San Francisco’s Parklets Transform Parking Spaces Into Urban Oases

Local design studio Rebar was instrumental in developing the concept of using public parking spaces to create a more engaging use for the public – even temporarily. Rebar’s original project started in

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Ernest Zacharevic Makes Playful Street Art in Malaysia With an Old Bicycle

Ernest Zacharevic Makes Playful Street Art in Malaysia With an Old Bicycle

Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic has been transforming the streets of Penang, Malaysia with a brilliant series of interactive murals. These four inspiring designs created within the last month combine

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Biomorphis Unveils Plans for a Green Timber Bridge to Inspire Bicycling and Biodiversity in Edinburgh

Biomorphis Unveils Plans for a Green Timber Bridge to Inspire Bicycling and Biodiversity in Edinburgh

Like many cities in the United Kingdom (and the world at large), Edinburgh suffers from congestion and dependence on fossil fuels. Biomorphis sees a potential solution for the city’s infrastructure woes

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Artists Build Incredible Obelisk Out of Hundreds of Bicycles

Artists Build Incredible Obelisk Out of Hundreds of Bicycles

California artists Mark Grieve and Ilana Spector recently constructed this incredible towering obelisk made entirely out of bikes on a street corner in Santa Rosa. Dubbed Cyclisk, the monument is an ode

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6 Easy Tips to Green Your 4th of July!

6 Easy Tips to Green Your 4th of July!

Summer veggies, Shutterstock 1. Go Meatless for the Day Nothing says 4th of July like a backyard barbecue but the global meat industry has put a terrible strain on the planet. So this year, why not

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Toronto’s PwC Tower is a Smart Office Building with an 8,000-Square-Foot Urban Forest

Toronto’s PwC Tower is a Smart Office Building with an 8,000-Square-Foot Urban Forest

The urban forest is essentially a large-scale intensive green roof that helps to reduce the building's heating and cooling needs while preventing excess stormwater runoff. Additionally, the building

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Eggasus is a Personal Egg-Shaped Electric Vehicle for the Future

Eggasus is a Personal Egg-Shaped Electric Vehicle for the Future

This egg-shaped vehicle may look like something out of the movies, but the Eggasus is a new personal electric vehicle that is set to launch in the U.S. this fall. Unlike the current electric vehicles on

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Skanska and LMN Architects’ Seattle Stone34 Complex Will Be Edible!

Skanska and LMN Architects’ Seattle Stone34 Complex Will Be Edible!

Seattle’s new Eco-District is getting a brand new addition that is sure to propel the up-and-coming hotspot into a sustainable architectural hub. Developed by Skanska and designed by LMN Architects, the

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LunaHelm Is a Psychedelic LED Bike Helmet That Makes Sure You’re Seen in the Dark!

LunaHelm Is a Psychedelic LED Bike Helmet That Makes Sure You’re Seen in the Dark!

Being visible in the dark is of crucial importance to cyclists and skateboarders setting out at night, so with that in mind the Exertion Games Lab team at RMIT University in Australia has created the

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We Are You Unveils Sweeping Green Cycling Center for Gothenburg

We Are You Unveils Sweeping Green Cycling Center for Gothenburg

All manner of cyclists exist in Sweden including commuters and athletes, but there are few spaces for them to gather and coalesce. Creating such an environment will have the double effect of uniting

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13-Year-Old Boy Becomes The Fastest Kid In The World At Human Powered Vehicle Championships!

13-Year-Old Boy Becomes The Fastest Kid In The World At Human Powered Vehicle Championships!

A 13-year-old boy from the UK has become the fastest kid in the world by winning the Human Powered Vehicle World Championship's Junior class. Tim Parker, who is from Stithians and attends Penair School in

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The Kaylad 2.0 Electric Tricycle Promotes Eco-Friendly Commuting

The Kaylad 2.0 Electric Tricycle Promotes Eco-Friendly Commuting

Hopefully, in the not too distant future, we will be riding about town in more stylish electric vehicles like this electric tricycle designed by Dimitris Niavis. The Kaylad 2.0 electric tricycle is an

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11 Great Green Gifts for Father’s Day 2012

11 Great Green Gifts for Father’s Day 2012

WrecordsByMonkey Recycled Record iPhone Case - $45 If your dad's a music junky with an extensive collection of vinyl, then consider getting him one of these groovy iPhone cases made from old recycled

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BikeBorg: Cyberpunk Suits Connect Cyclists With Their Bikes

BikeBorg: Cyberpunk Suits Connect Cyclists With Their Bikes

BikeBorgs are a theoretical cycling subculture that combine aspects of cyberpunk and DIY hardware-hacking with individually modified bikes. Like The Borg of Star Trek fame, the BikeBorgs combine

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BMW Unveils Updated i3 and New i Pedelec Electric Bicycle in London

BMW Unveils Updated i3 and New i Pedelec Electric Bicycle in London

To coincide with the opening of the world’s first BMW i Store on London’s Park Lane, BMW has unveiled an updated i3 concept and the i Pedelec concept electric bicycle. The updated i3 is based on the

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BEN’s Shipping Container Bike Shop Provides Hope Amid Gang Wars in South Africa

BEN’s Shipping Container Bike Shop Provides Hope Amid Gang Wars in South Africa

Andrew Wheeldon established BEN a decade ago in order to promote poverty alleviation and sustainable mobility for the 2014 World Design Capital's poorest residents. A non-profit organization that receives

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Ozon Cyclery Builds Bamboo Bikes for Berlin’s Carbon-Conscious Commuters

Ozon Cyclery Builds Bamboo Bikes for Berlin’s Carbon-Conscious Commuters

Berlin's Ozon Cyclery is a fantastic project that is set on changing the German city's bike-scape by introducing unique custom-made bikes made from bamboo. A team of bike-enthusiasts started the venture

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Golden Glory is a Gilded Temporary Art Pavilion in Germany

Golden Glory is a Gilded Temporary Art Pavilion in Germany

Showcasing golden works from the bicycle capital of Germany's late medieval era, the exhibition space at Münster Domplatz (cathedral square) was cramped and easy to miss, so the small pavilion acts as a

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iPhone Amplifier Reuses a Vintage Bike Horn to Blast Some Tunes

iPhone Amplifier Reuses a Vintage Bike Horn to Blast Some Tunes

Here at Inhabitat we have seen some very creative iPhone amplifiers that use bamboo canes, repurposed musical instruments and even an entire tree trunk to blast tunes. But here is one example you can

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