Japanese wedding chapel is lined with intricate hand-carved flowers to connect the past with the future

Japanese wedding chapel is lined with intricate hand-carved flowers to…

Hopeful visitors to the chapel will need to travel to the Ana Crowne Plaza Hotel in Hiroshima, Japan. There, they’ll find a steel-arched dome, measuring 6m (20 ft) high and 19m (62…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Could we end our fossil fuel addiction by 2050?

INFOGRAPHIC: Could we end our fossil fuel addiction by 2050?

Scientists say that unless we change our ways quickly, we could be seriously screwed when it comes to climate change. But since we are reliant on fossil fuels, is it even possible to…

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Marcel van Heeswijk designs airy office for GoodHabitz in Eindhoven

Marcel van Heeswijk designs airy office for GoodHabitz in Eindhoven

GoodHabitz, an online education hub in Eindhoven, Netherlands, hired Marcel van Heeswijk to design the interior of their new office space. Since the company's mandate is the transfer…

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This colorful Belgian apartment has beds built right into the walls!

This colorful Belgian apartment has beds built right into the walls!

The rooms were designed as mirrored spaces with one of them inside the chalet, while the other one faces it. The chalet protrudes outside in one of the rooms, while being positioned…

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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…

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Artist Sarah Hatton's newest artworks feature more dead honeybees arranged in intricate patterns

Artist Sarah Hatton's newest artworks feature more dead honeybees…

Sarah Hatton, a Canadian artist, uses dead bees to create beautiful works of art and bring attention to the plight of bees around the world. Her work features bees arranged in patterns…

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DIY hugelkultur: how to build raised permaculture garden beds

DIY hugelkultur: how to build raised permaculture garden beds

Although the term "hugelkultur" was coined by German horticulturalists Hans Beba and Herman Andra in the late 1970s, the actual technique has probably been used for thousands of years.…

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How to get your home featured in Dwell magazine's upcoming Brooklyn home tours

How to get your home featured in Dwell magazine's upcoming Brooklyn…

Dwell magazine is gearing up for its 2015 Brooklyn Home Tours, and they're currently on the lookout for unique homes in the borough to showcase as part of the event on Saturday, May…

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Pani Community Center in Bengal is made entirely from local and recycled materials

Pani Community Center in Bengal is made entirely from local and…

A new bamboo multi-use structure designed by SchilderScholte has popped up in the Bengalese town of Rajarhat. Funded by the Pani foundation out of the Netherlands, the building was made…

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Leonardo DiCaprio's eco-friendly NYC apartment rents for a cool $25,000 a month

Leonardo DiCaprio's eco-friendly NYC apartment rents for a cool…

A photo of a similar apartment in the Delos that was being eyed by Kim Kardashian. As reported by the NY Post and 6sqft, DiCaprio leased out his $10 million Delos apartment to…

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Jawdropping: Oldest human fossil fills in a 2.8-million-year-old gap in evolution

Jawdropping: Oldest human fossil fills in a 2.8-million-year-old gap…

It’s been a big year for old bones. Archaeologists have unearthed a jawbone—with teeth—in Ethiopia that is believed to be the oldest remains ever found from early humans. The…

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World’s highest LEED-scoring school is powered by D.C.'s largest geothermal system

World’s highest LEED-scoring school is powered by D.C.'s largest…

Located a few streets down from the U.S. Capitol, the historic Dunbar High School was founded in 1870 as the nation’s first public high school for African Americans. The school was…

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6 green ways to ward off the winter blues (a.k.a. Seasonal Affective Disorder)

6 green ways to ward off the winter blues (a.k.a. Seasonal Affective…

WINDOWHOP It's easy to get depressed when your work schedule has you getting less sun than Edward Cullen (you've got the sickly pallor to match and it's not nearly as sexy on you).…

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Kulturzentrum Ischgl is a green-roofed village center in Austria

Kulturzentrum Ischgl is a green-roofed village center in Austria

The village center is a restored rectory that was built in 1763, and is meant to define the village identity and create a modern meeting place. It features a subterranean tunnel that…

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Massive LEGO Death Star made from 500,000 bricks unveiled in California

Massive LEGO Death Star made from 500,000 bricks unveiled in…

Later today, Legoland's California resort will unveil the latest addition to its Star Wars Miniland; a 1900lb model of the Death Star that is made from over 500,000 LEGO blocks! The…

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Gleaming Holy Cross House saves energy with passive design and natural ventilation

Gleaming Holy Cross House saves energy with passive design and natural…

Holy Cross House by Thomas Balaban Architecte is an aluminum-clad home in Montreal, Canada, designed to optimize the use of natural lighting and provide a balanced living space for a…

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Koenigsegg announces the world's fastest hybrid hypercar

Koenigsegg announces the world's fastest hybrid hypercar

A growing number of hybrid supercars are putting their gasoline-dependent counterparts to shame, with Porsche and Ferrari debuting impressive concepts and even Bugatti rumored to be…

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This sexy faucet saves water while you get your swirl on

This sexy faucet saves water while you get your swirl on

In his design, Qiu intended to keep to the "gentle and swirly" nature of water. To that end, he designed a system of turbines installed inside the faucet to create different swirly…

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SwimCity offers 3D-printed floating housing for students in Stockholm

SwimCity offers 3D-printed floating housing for students in Stockholm

Belatchew Labs is an experimental studio under the umbrella of Belatchew Arkitekter, based in Stockholm. The Labs take on projects where it is necessary to solve urban problems with…

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a21studio levitates a stone slab to create a unique Buddhist temple in Vietnam

a21studio levitates a stone slab to create a unique Buddhist temple in…

The pavilion is located on a rocky slope accessible via stone steps that create a promenade and lead to a small clearing among a patch of trees. The structure is open on all sides and…

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The Rock Bottom is a tiny off-grid reading cabin built for just $300 in Vermont

The Rock Bottom is a tiny off-grid reading cabin built for just $300…

The construction cost of the Rock Bottom Cabin was incredibly low thanks to Diedricksen's deft scrap scavenger abilities. In fact, most of the cabin is made up of recycled parts and…

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EcoQube aquaponics system transforms any desk into a mini farm

EcoQube aquaponics system transforms any desk into a mini farm

http://aquaponicsfilter.com/ My name is Ryan and I’m an undergrad at UC San Diego working on a really exciting project going on Kickstarter called the EcoQube. We have had previous…

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Calotopos: a utopian vision of sustainable settlements integrated with nature

Calotopos: a utopian vision of sustainable settlements integrated with…

Moldovan architect Maxim Calujac has a unique vision for sustainable urban design, and he has named it "Calotopos". Based on a set of principles including polycentrism, population…

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Swedish Strawscaper harvests energy from the wind with a kinetic hair-covered shell

Swedish Strawscaper harvests energy from the wind with a kinetic…

Every once in a while an idea comes along that is so unlike anything before that it defies reference. Take Belatchew Lab Architecture’s Strawscraper, a skyscraper covered in hair that…

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Stockholm's Insect City and Buzz Building take cricket cultivation to a whole new level

Stockholm's Insect City and Buzz Building take cricket cultivation to…

Belatchew Arkitekter’s studio Belatchew Labs are the masterminds behind the Insect City and Buzz Building complex - an integrated facility that hosts full-cycle cricket production,…

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INTERVIEW: Architect David Hertz on how to build with old planes

INTERVIEW: Architect David Hertz on how to build with old planes

Inhabitat: When did it first occur to you to use an old airplane to create parts of the house? David: I have been interested in what we Take, Make and Waste, from our society's waste…

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This cool GIF shows the growth of the NYC subway system before your very eyes

This cool GIF shows the growth of the NYC subway system before your…

Ever wonder how our city’s incredible subway system started out? The designers at Appealing Industries have created a useful GIF that brings the history of the MTA to life.…

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Lala Abaddon weaves photos together to create intricately textured artworks

Lala Abaddon weaves photos together to create intricately textured…

Lala Abaddon’s optically intricate artworks may appear to be some sort of digital manipulation, but her pieces are actually made from painstakingly hand-woven paper. Starting out as…

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What does your ideal floating city look like? Submit your ideas to the Seasteading Institute architecture competition for a shot at $2K!

What does your ideal floating city look like? Submit your ideas to the…

With population numbers booming and inhabitable land dwindling, organizations like The Seasteading Institute are sizing up the oceans as the next human frontier. As part of their plan…

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Egypt just unveiled plans for a gigantic pyramid skyscraper

Egypt just unveiled plans for a gigantic pyramid skyscraper

The 650-feet-high pyramid-like structure is expected to become the country's tallest building and will be surrounded by various government, commercial and entertainment spaces which…

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Ennead Architects unveil futuristic designs for spiraling Shanghai Planetarium

Ennead Architects unveil futuristic designs for spiraling Shanghai…

The 38,000-square-meter Shanghai Planetarium will be located in the new Lingang District, a rapidly developing town southeast of Shanghai’s central business district and located close…

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Coffee leaf tea is the latest craze - and it packs more antioxidants than green tea

Coffee leaf tea is the latest craze - and it packs more antioxidants…

Would you like a cup of coffee? No, wait, it’s tea. No, it’s coffee. The hottest new beverage is a delicious tea made from coffee leaves. Brilliant, right? It’s a drink that…

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Norwegian students craft fantastic mountain retreat with a wooden tunnel entrance

Norwegian students craft fantastic mountain retreat with a wooden…

The 150 sq ft tuba cube was crafted as a practical, hands-on University project, to gain building skills and solve problems on-site. Thanks to G.C. Rieber Funds' financial support, the…

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Aston Martin launches all-electric DBX sports car concept at the Geneva Motor Show

Aston Martin launches all-electric DBX sports car concept at the…

Aston Martin is known for building sexy sports cars, but none of them can be described as "green" or environmentally-friendly - until now. Aston Martin has just unveiled the new DBX…

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Vienna set to build the world's tallest wooden skyscraper

Vienna set to build the world's tallest wooden skyscraper

Architecture firm Rüdiger Lainer and Partner has unveiled plans to build the world's tallest wooden skyscraper in the Seestadt Aspern area of Vienna. The 276ft, 24 story HoHo tower…

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Google's latest Street View lets you take a zipline trip through the Amazon Rainforest

Google's latest Street View lets you take a zipline trip through the…

Three years ago Google brought us incredible 'Street View' images of Brazil's rainforests by placing their 360 degree image-capturing orb atop a boat and sailing it down the Amazon; and…

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Lada Cube's prefabricated wall panels could revolutionize construction, cut building time in half

Lada Cube's prefabricated wall panels could revolutionize…

In 2013 Låda Cube set out to change how we use and think about our walls.   Fueled by our belief that traditional stick-built walls consume needless time, energy, and resources,…

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Bates Masi Architects unveil tiny, daylit Beach Hampton House

Bates Masi Architects unveil tiny, daylit Beach Hampton House

The building was designed for a couple who purchased a quarter acre lot over 40 years ago only 500 feet from the ocean. The largest house that could be built was two storey high…

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Green Car Reports: Tesla home batteries, the mysterious electric Fiat and the battle between hydrogen fuel-cell and battery-electric cars

Green Car Reports: Tesla home batteries, the mysterious electric Fiat…

What defines a "green car" can be the source of much discussion among environmentalists, advocates, and actual buyers. Every week Green Car Reports shines a light on the industry with…

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SG Blocks unveils prefab bar and room prototypes for Marriott Moxy Hotels

SG Blocks unveils prefab bar and room prototypes for Marriott Moxy…

Designer of container-based structures SG Blocks (SGBX) built a container-based open-air bar and a hotel room mock-up for Marriott’s Moxy Hotels. The project was unveiled at the…

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