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In answer to the ever-intensifying global water crisis, industrial designer Talia Radford has created the AquaIris, an elegant, portable water purifier for developing countries with tropical climates that
Did you know that most babies are born in August? Perhaps this is why Oeuf is rolling out their greenest, most affordable line of baby furniture to date next month -- the Robin Collection. The
On Fridays, we feature homes that we feel are environmentally responsible, but as one might suspect, architecture can also be good for the soul. MMA Architects recently completed a home built out of
Spring is off to a fresh start in New York as Harlem's first affordable green community blossoms to life. Situated on West 153rd Street, David & Joyce Dinkins Gardens offers 85 units of affordable
The Abōd™ is a prototype prefab created by BSB Design for use as affordable housing in South Africa. The simple design uses a strong, natural shape as the core. It’s durable, lightweight and can be
All-electric vehicles may seem like an impossible dream to most, with a price point that's far out of reach. That may soon change, if car company ZAP gets its way. It has just announced a partnership with
Upping the green ante in the hybrid car market, Ford and InterfaceFABRIC recently announced that the new 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid will have 100% recycled fabric seating – a first in the U.S. automotive
This afternoon’s Dwell On Design session focused on affordability and the city. The lineup included San Francisco architect David Baker, Los Angeles architect Brian Lane of Koning Eizenberg
Good Design. Sustainability. Affordability? Rarely could these ever describe the same project, much less a single attitude towards housing. In 2003, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA)
Tolstrup developed her line of pallet furniture while participating in TEN, a dialogue between ten London based designers that was set up with the intention of responding to sustainability issues in
This summer, a series of demonstrations in Paris have launched to show how to use “photonic membranes” to cool large areas of land, buildings, and, conceivably, entire cities. Designers from the
596 Acres Living Lots Identifying unused urban spaces and working with disenfranchised residents to reclaim them for public use, Living Lots has already transformed dozens of spaces in New York City.
Former Apple execs Brad Sewell and Raul Molina just launched Campaign - a brand-new sustainable furniture line designed and manufactured in the Bay Area.
When Inhabitat's Architecture Editor, Bridgette Meinhold, heard about the earthquake in Haiti in 2010 and the massive devastation it caused, she wanted to help, and was drawn to start investigating
In the old days, if you wanted a solar panel, you had to buy one of those giant clunky things that were not only pricey, but also a real pain in the you-know-what to install. But times have changed,
It is estimated that 75% of the global population will live in urban areas by 2050. While this urbanization presents great opportunities, it will be an enormous challenge to ensure that energy and space
Concentrated solar power, or CSP, is a pretty extraordinary technology; it uses an array of mirrors to focus the sun's energy onto a central tower, where the heat is then turned into electricity. There
Measuring in at just 96 sq. ft., the space is a cozy home with a loft big enough for a bedroom and storage for Falck's clothes. The lounge and living area on the bottom floor offers a place to relax and
The world's largest hydrogen fueling station could soon become San Francisco's biggest landmark. A feasibility study is currently being done on the station by U.S. Department of Transportation's Maritime
When we think of solar power, we usually think of solar panels but we should really be thinking about plants. After all, plants are the original solar power generators, turning the sun’s rays into
IKEA has announced it is ditching incandescents for good and transitioning to a 100-percent LED lighting range—and soon. The shift will be completed next month, and will make IKEA the first major global
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