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OutsideIN House Uses Passive Solar Elements and Wind to Heat and Cool

OutsideIN House Uses Passive Solar Elements and Wind to Heat and Cool

Vuilleumier’s goal was to harness the natural forces in the Natales region, and have the OutsideIN home harmonize, rather than work against them. The sloped roof was created in response to the strong

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Live Moss Street Poetry by Anna Garforth

Live Moss Street Poetry by Anna Garforth

Moss graffiti and guerilla gardening are no doubt all the rage for colonizing and beautifying neglected patches of the hood. Mosstika has reclaimed abandoned urban lots and transit stations and now Anna

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Vertical Gardens from Uribo are Designed for the City Gardener

Vertical Gardens from Uribo are Designed for the City Gardener

Living in the city while having limited space may seem like the norm, but this is especially disheartening for any green thumb looking to take on a gardening project. Fortunately for all the city dwellers

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5 Tips on How to Start a Family Vegetable Garden this Spring!

5 Tips on How to Start a Family Vegetable Garden this Spring!

Spring has finally sprung and we couldn't think of a better time to start planting some veggies! Even if you don't have a green thumb, rest assured -- we've rounded up 5 green tips that will make sure

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The Bee Station Is a Bustling Recharging Hub for Hard Working UK Bees

The Bee Station Is a Bustling Recharging Hub for Hard Working UK Bees

The cleverly designed Bee Station is a cute little refuelling and nesting site that sits in your flowerbed, welcoming tired bees with a sweet treat. Produced by a pottery in Stoke-on-Trent, the feet

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(F)utility Kitchen: A DIY Indoor Farm Made from IKEA Furniture

(F)utility Kitchen: A DIY Indoor Farm Made from IKEA Furniture

(F)utility Kitchen is a commentary on the current trend of DIY and urban farming. Artist Leslie Mutchler created the project as a way to cultivate edible vegetation in a confined space. The gravity-drip

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World’s Largest Rooftop Farm Kicks Off Second Growing Season in Brooklyn

World’s Largest Rooftop Farm Kicks Off Second Growing Season in Brooklyn

Did you know that the world's largest rooftop farm is located in NYC? That's right, called the Brooklyn Grange, the 40,000 square foot elevated garden is located on top of a six-story warehouse, and

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Self-Sustaining Aquaponic Greenhouse Coming to Vermont Park

Self-Sustaining Aquaponic Greenhouse Coming to Vermont Park

The 45-foot domed greenhouse sits on half an acre of land leased from the National Gardening Association. Using only fish food and seedlings to start, the team will install a fish pond in the center of

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Earth Day 2011: What Will You Be Doing?

Earth Day 2011: What Will You Be Doing?

HAPPY EARTH DAY INHABITAT READERS! From the foothills of the Colorado Rockies to the tip of South America to the sandy beaches of Australia, Inhabitat's growing team spans all corners of the world. To

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Live Screen: A Modular Vertical Garden That Adds Patches of Green to Your Interior

Live Screen: A Modular Vertical Garden That Adds Patches of Green to Your Interior

Inspired by the concept of living walls, designer Danielle Trofe created Live Screen, a sculptural, self-irrigating planter system, comprised of tiered, organic-shaped pods that can house many forms of

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The Safe House is a Transforming Fortress of Sustainable Solitude

The Safe House is a Transforming Fortress of Sustainable Solitude

Located in a small village on the outskirts of Warsaw, the Safe House is surrounded by a series of thick, movable walls that arm and disarm like an armadillo's armor. In its daytime state, the eastern and

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Greenaid Launches Website for Guerilla Gardeners

Greenaid Launches Website for Guerilla Gardeners

What started with one seedbomb dispenser has now grown to a fleet of over 60 locations across the U.S., Mexico, Canada, and Europe. To date, Greenaid has distributed over 75,000 seedbombs (that's 40

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Grow a Lush Green Garden Inside Your Furniture With FurniBloom

Grow a Lush Green Garden Inside Your Furniture With FurniBloom

Looking for a fun alternative to your home or office's drab and lifeless seating? Then take a cue from the FurniBloom designed by Icelandic landscape architect Dagný Bjarnadóttir. A set of furniture

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Enchanting Japanese “Secret Garden” is a Soothing Rooftop Oasis

Enchanting Japanese “Secret Garden” is a Soothing Rooftop Oasis

The garden was showcased as part of the Royal Horticultural Society flower show's urban rooftop design category and truly takes the idea of a green roof to new heights (pun intended). While we've seen

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Jose Agatep’s Beautiful Repurposed Bottles Terrariums are Self-Contained Ecosystems

Jose Agatep’s Beautiful Repurposed Bottles Terrariums are Self-Contained Ecosystems

Artist Jose Agatep gathers glass containers of various shapes and transforms them into incredible terrariums filled with locally grown plants, wild mosses, small stones, soil, and wood chips collected

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Urban Zeal Planters Add Green Life to Boring Walls

Urban Zeal Planters Add Green Life to Boring Walls

Living walls have been exploding in popularity over the last couple of years, but if you're baffled about how to create one of your own, Urban Zeal planters are like vertical gardens for dummies. Their

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Packaging the Future: Biodegradable Planter Pots for Spring Gardening

Packaging the Future: Biodegradable Planter Pots for Spring Gardening

Over the last decade there has been a dramatic increase in the availability of biodegradable plant pots, and I'm finding them everywhere from my beloved Gilbertie's Herb Gardens (which sells locally

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CrystalZoo’s Renovated School is Wrapped in a Silver Membrane with Pops of Vibrant Color

CrystalZoo’s Renovated School is Wrapped in a Silver Membrane with Pops of Vibrant Color

In addition to the adaptive reuse of an existing building, CrystalZoo made sure that what new construction was done was streamline to minimize waste. The materials used were chosen for their low impact,

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Top 5 Green Gadget Gardening Tools

Top 5 Green Gadget Gardening Tools

Brown thumbs got ya down? The good news is that nowadays, there are plenty of technological cheatsheets out there to help you keep your plants alive and well. From smart iPhone apps that offer a plethora

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Mecanoo’s Kaohsiung Library is a Giant Garden Cube Lined With Potted Plants

Mecanoo’s Kaohsiung Library is a Giant Garden Cube Lined With Potted Plants

The 38,000 m2 facility would offer quiet space for those who want to read or research as well as for larger public functions. Inside, visitors could make use of not only the library but also a theatre

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RainPerfect: Rainwater Recycling System With a Solar-Powered  Pump

RainPerfect: Rainwater Recycling System With a Solar-Powered Pump

Disconnect that garden hose from your faucet! We've found a much more eco-friendly alternative that harnesses the power of the sun and the gift of rain to store life-giving water for your plants.

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Augustenborg Botanical Garden is a Red, Yellow, and Green Roof Bursting with Color

Augustenborg Botanical Garden is a Red, Yellow, and Green Roof Bursting with Color

The Augustenborg Botanical Garden in Sweden illustrates the fact that green roofs aren't limited to just one color - they can be red, yellow, white and even pink. Planted on top of industrial and office

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VIDEO: Grow a Treehouse with Terreform

VIDEO: Grow a Treehouse with Terreform

We love treehouses here at Inhabitat and are enamored with eco-architect Mitchell Joachim's visionary ideas about how to grow living treehouses from ficus molded around frame structures. We've covered

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NYU ITP Students Develop Bioremediating Aquaponics, Hydroponic Furniture and Other Living Systems

NYU ITP Students Develop Bioremediating Aquaponics, Hydroponic Furniture and Other Living Systems

This past semester the Interactive Telecommunications Graduate Program at NYU’s Tisch school conducted its first ever course in living systems, which encouraged students to take on projects related to

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La Rioja Technology Center is a Glass Box Draped with a Living Green Curtain

La Rioja Technology Center is a Glass Box Draped with a Living Green Curtain

La Rioja Technology Transfer Center is a space dedicated to IT training, development and research. Since the work that's being done inside the building can become very, well, technical, FOA wanted to

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Raindrop Mini Watering Can Collects Rain from Urban Balconies and Rooftops

Raindrop Mini Watering Can Collects Rain from Urban Balconies and Rooftops

Rain barrels are a great way to reduce water use -- but they're not really convenient for those of us in smaller rental properties that have a shared rooftop or balcony which we call “outside.” Young

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Better Food Solutions Rolling out Network of Supermarket Rooftop Greenhouses

Better Food Solutions Rolling out Network of Supermarket Rooftop Greenhouses

We’ve heard of supermarket hydroponics before: window hanging, wall-mounted, and rooftop farm concepts have been abundant over the last decade. Truthfully, though, how many have you actually seen?

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5 Digital Media Projects that Foster Creativity & Critical Thinking in Kids

5 Digital Media Projects that Foster Creativity & Critical Thinking in Kids

Nowadays, teaching children about the world of technology is just as vital as teaching them their ABCs. One of the most important life skills for youngsters to learn at an early age is how to think

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Billabong Natural Swimming Pools Employ Mother Nature to Keep Water Clean

Billabong Natural Swimming Pools Employ Mother Nature to Keep Water Clean

Would you love an ever-so-stylish swimming pool in your backyard, but hesitate due to the water and energy requirements? Well you're in luck! Award winning Australian landscape designer Phillip Johnson,

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