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Old Subway Cars Transformed into Cool London Art Studios

Old Subway Cars Transformed into Cool London Art Studios

Located on top of an old brick warehouse in Shoreditch, London, Village Underground provides affordable studio space for young artists (around 15 pounds per week). The subway cars act as working spaces

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Green Roofed London Hotel is Buried Underground

Green Roofed London Hotel is Buried Underground

This five star hotel is going under - underground that is! Designed by ReardonSmith Architects for a proposed development at Hersham Golf Club in Surrey, London, this new subterranean hotel will pay its

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London Olympic Stadium Could Be Replaced Needlessly With One More “Soccer-Friendly”

London Olympic Stadium Could Be Replaced Needlessly With One More “Soccer-Friendly”

The 2012 London Olympics haven't even happened yet and already plans are in the works to tear down one of the stadiums and build a new one in its place. You may have heard about the dispute between the

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London’s Bike Superhighways Increase Bike Traffic by 70% on Major Thoroughfares

London’s Bike Superhighways Increase Bike Traffic by 70% on Major Thoroughfares

The city of London just announced that bike traffic is up 70% on two major thoroughfares in London proper and they are crediting it all to the opening of two bike superhighways last July. The

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Pop Up London Restaurant Built From Borrowed Materials

Pop Up London Restaurant Built From Borrowed Materials

Studio Dining East was a three week dining experience for London pop-up experts Bistrotheque, whose third foray into pop up spots turned out to be an eco-success. Groarke, who is known for projects that

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Europe’s Tallest Building by Renzo Piano Tops Out In London

Europe’s Tallest Building by Renzo Piano Tops Out In London

Image ©Eddie Boyd The central core of the 72 story structure topped out at 244 meters on December 8th, making the tower the tallest building in the UK at 310 meters. A considerable amount of work is

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London to Install 1,300 EV Charging Stations Starting Next Year

London to Install 1,300 EV Charging Stations Starting Next Year

The streets of London are about to start sprouting electric vehicle charging stations left and right. London's Mayor Boris Johnson just announced the launch of Source London, a program beginning next year

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Beehive Tower is a Honeycomb Inspired Vertical Farm for London

Beehive Tower is a Honeycomb Inspired Vertical Farm for London

The aim of the Beehive Tower is to provide the Canary Wharf community of city dwellers a place to garden and live. The tower's hexagonal mega structural lattice contains greenhouse spaces that also serve

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200MPH Bullet Trains to Connect Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam

200MPH Bullet Trains to Connect Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam

Good news for European jet-setters: traveling from the U.K. to Germany and Holland is about to get a whole lot easier. German rail company Deutsche Bahn is in the testing stages for a cross-channel bullet

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London Unveils Plans for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

London Unveils Plans for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

The UK's Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport, Rt. Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, recently announced that upon the completion of the 2012 London Olympics, the Olympic Park will be transformed

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The Best Green Designs From 100% Design London!

The Best Green Designs From 100% Design London!

These Salt Lamps by Roberto Tweraser of TweraserDesign made a nice impact in the space. Although very simple in design, these lampshades made from salt showcase an inspired new use for the natural

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Shoreditch Design Triangle Stands Tall at London Design Week

Shoreditch Design Triangle Stands Tall at London Design Week

In a collaborative installation with Boskke, Thorsten van Elten shows designer André Klauser's Mechano Chair, inspired by industrial shelving. Sara Wright Polmar's Peggy consists of pegs of

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Bright Lights: Sustainable Futures and Day Two of TENT London

Bright Lights: Sustainable Futures and Day Two of TENT London

Low energy LED lights provide a soft and relaxing glow for Justyna Piotrowicz's Luminaire Lamps, crafted from hand blown glass and leather straps. The Danish company Oficina Kreativa created a

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London Design Festival 2010: The Best of Designersblock

London Design Festival 2010: The Best of Designersblock

Made in Peckham is a furniture range by Hendzel & Hunt, made of pieces taken and found on local streets and reclamation yards in the designer’s own area. Chooi Leng Tan presented two products

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The Best of the Brompton District at London Design Week

The Best of the Brompton District at London Design Week

Food and furniture were the order of the day at the exhibitions in the Brompton Design District at this year's London Design Week. Offering a wonderful array of delicious treats and a handful of

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Garden Growing Postcard Cityscapes Pop Up in London

Garden Growing Postcard Cityscapes Pop Up in London

If you're craving a little bit of greenery but are short on gardening skills, these neat garden growing postcards from Postcarden might be just the thing. Spotted at The AppLounge during the London Design

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Tightly Knit: The Best Green Designs From Tent London 2010

Tightly Knit: The Best Green Designs From Tent London 2010

The Nogg chicken coop was designed to facilitate homegrown food in any urban or rural garden environment. Lazerian's Bravais Armchair is constructed from corrugated cardboard made from locally

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RCA Students Showcase Sustainable Design in London

RCA Students Showcase Sustainable Design in London

Tina Chen's Snowflake design was inspired by the formation and interactions of real snowflakes. The modular design of each piece allows the client to custom design their own products according to their

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Sanitov Launches Cargo Bike with GPS Technology in London

Sanitov Launches Cargo Bike with GPS Technology in London

The C-type Cargo bike blends simple design elements with clever construction techniques to create an elegant bike that is suitable to transport more than just the cyclist! The bike also has some great

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MATILDA: Australia’s Brightest at the 2010 London Design Festival

MATILDA: Australia’s Brightest at the 2010 London Design Festival

Brian Steendyk’s Yhi 720 bamboo pendant lamps use 18 watt compact fluorescent light bulbs, are 100% recyclable, and are flat-packed to minimize their environmental impact. Luxxbox's Brainwash

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The London Design Festival Starts Tomorrow!

The London Design Festival Starts Tomorrow!

Heads up interior design fans - the London Design Festival kicks off tomorrow and we'll be reporting live from the show. Stay tuned for the info and exclusive pics of the hottest exhibitions, new

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Beautiful London Campus Building Clad in Anodized Aluminium Tiles

Beautiful London Campus Building Clad in Anodized Aluminium Tiles

The Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication, located on the Greenwich Peninsula in London just opened the doors to a beautiful new building designed by Foreign Office Architects.  The 183,00

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Tiny London Lot Transformed Into Amazing Green Residence

Tiny London Lot Transformed Into Amazing Green Residence

The family who commissioned the home was being forced out of a nearby home by their landlord and they saw an interesting opportunity in an awkward 4.8m wide yard space between two different buildings.

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Inhabitat is Looking for London Design Festival Correspondants!

Inhabitat is Looking for London Design Festival Correspondants!

Hey European Design Fans! The London Design Festival kicks off next week from September 18th-25th, and Inhabitat is looking for a few great correspondents to help us cover this year’s show! This is

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Moss Your City: Gorgeous Living Walls Sprout in London

Moss Your City: Gorgeous Living Walls Sprout in London

Photo by Danica O.Kus Norwegian design studio PUSHAK recently installed a breathtaking series of moss-covered arches in the entry and gallery space of The Architecture Foundation's London headquarters.

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First Skyscraper With Built-In Wind Turbines Opens in London!

First Skyscraper With Built-In Wind Turbines Opens in London!

Designed by BFLS (formerly known as Hamiltons), the Strata is a 43-story architectural wonder that already has a distinct and recognizable profile in the London skyline. Oriented to take advantage of the

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Hat-itecture: Architects, Artists Create Hats Inspired by London

Hat-itecture: Architects, Artists Create Hats Inspired by London

Hats and architecture may not appear to have anything in common—at first blush, anyway—but architect-turned-milliner Gabriela Ligenza begs to differ. For the London Festival of Architecture, Ligenza

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London’s Bicycle Superhighway Opens Today!

London’s Bicycle Superhighway Opens Today!

As a way to encourage bike commuting and improve safety for bicyclists on the road, London is opening a series of bike superhighways along important commuter routes. The first two Barclays Cycle

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Leading Architects Unveil Luxury Bug Hotels in London

Leading Architects Unveil Luxury Bug Hotels in London

The five competing firms and designs include: the Insect Hotel by Arup Associates; Brookfield Bug Buddies by Brookfield Europe and the Pinnacle team; Bumblebee City Nesters by Fisher Tomlin; Inn

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