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London Approves a Solar Powered Student Tower

London Approves a Solar Powered Student Tower

By 2011 the city of Wembley will have a spiraling new student housing tower powered by solar panels. Located close to Wembley Stadium, this multi-tiered tower designed by London-based CZWG will contain

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Recycled London Underground Sneakers

Recycled London Underground Sneakers

Nostalgic Londoners may remember the retro textiles in these Urban Remade shoes by Above+Below London. Featuring fabric reclaimed from the seat upholstery of underground tubes and buses, the shoes

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London Fashion Week: Estethica and the Roving Ethical Catwalk

London Fashion Week: Estethica and the Roving Ethical Catwalk

It’s amazing to think that February 2009 marked the sixth season of London Fashion Week’s estethica showcase of ethical fashion. The initiative of the British Fashion Council (BFC) has become one of

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ClimateCars: London’s Alternative Cab Service

ClimateCars: London’s Alternative Cab Service

Founded in June 2007 by Nicko Williamson, Climatecars is London's eco-alternative cab service. Although the popularity of cycling around the UK capital is significantly rising, the Climatecars service is

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GREEN RENOVATION: A Modern Extension for a London Home

GREEN RENOVATION: A Modern Extension for a London Home

Green renovations like this one in London are really exciting, because they show how much potential there is for taking something you already having and making it so much better, through the application

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ECO ART: Creative Duo Rescue Trees in London

ECO ART: Creative Duo Rescue Trees in London

Here at Inhabitat, we have a soft spot for all things green. But we have to make an exception for this rather colorful "Christmas tree" that took center stage on the ground floor reception at

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London Unveils Sleek Zero-Emission Double Decker Buses

London Unveils Sleek Zero-Emission Double Decker Buses

Recently the London Transportation Department held a contest to redesign the iconic Double Decker bus, and we're excited to announce the winning entry by renowned architects Foster + Partners! They've

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London Design Festival: Designers Visit Recycling Center

London Design Festival: Designers Visit Recycling Center

Early on a sunlit mid-September morning, on the banks of The Grand Union Canal in London, 25 designers, writers and academics from London Design Festival's Greengaged hub, took residence on the Beauchamp

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LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL: Zoe Murphy Upcycled Furniture

LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL: Zoe Murphy Upcycled Furniture

Young British design graduate Zoe Murphy is a rising star we discovered at this month's TENT London design exhibit. Inspired by her seaside home of Margate, Zoe has created a collection of fabulous

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London Design Festival: Ash Pendant Lamp by Tom Raffield

London Design Festival: Ash Pendant Lamp by Tom Raffield

Designed by Tom Raffield, co-founder of Sixixis, these beautiful Ash Pendant lamps are formed from 80 meters worth of locally-sourced FSC-certified English ash. Their delicate interwoven shades are

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London Design Festival: LIGHTEN UP by [re]design

London Design Festival: LIGHTEN UP by [re]design

One of the highlights from this year's London Design Festival was LIGHTEN UP, an illuminated exhibition that featured 64 innovative lighting solutions from UK designers. Presented by [re]design at this

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London Design Festival 2008: Inhabitat’s Highlights

London Design Festival 2008: Inhabitat’s Highlights

This year's London Design Festival was an incredible event that showcased some of the world's most acclaimed designers in addition to a host of upcoming talents. From innovative furnishings and lighting

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London Design Festival: CAPtivate Lamp by Lula Dot

London Design Festival: CAPtivate Lamp by Lula Dot

Composed entirely from damaged PET bottles and an eclectic assortment of found bottle caps, CAPtivate is an innovative lamp designed by London based studio and gallery Lula Dot. A gorgeous re-use of

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London Design Festival 2008: Print and Paper Workshop

London Design Festival 2008: Print and Paper Workshop

Did you know that recycling a single ton of paper can save 7000 gallons of water, 17 trees, 380 gallons of oil, 3 cubic yards of landfill space and 4000 kilowatts of energy!? Statistics like these were

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London Design Festival: Eco Cooler by DeWeNe

London Design Festival: Eco Cooler by DeWeNe

A beautiful and functional piece of kitchen ware, the 'Eco Cooler' by DeWeNe (Designs We Need) was introduced at the London Design Festival earlier last week. Cressida Granger, founder of DeWeNe gave a

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London Design Festival: WeWantTap by Provokateur

London Design Festival: WeWantTap by Provokateur

Is there a need for bottled water? On Thursday, we questioned whether Fiji's eco-friendly efforts were really that green. And it seems that the folks at the London Design Festival were thinking about the

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London Fashion Week’s Estethica Spring/Summer 09 Showcase

London Fashion Week’s Estethica Spring/Summer 09 Showcase

< New York Fashion Week has come and gone, and devout fashionistas have since migrated onto London for the next wave of Spring/Summer 2009 showings. We still have more details to follow up from events

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London Design Festival: The Greengaged Sustainability Hub

London Design Festival: The Greengaged Sustainability Hub

This Monday morning the London Design Festival's inaugural sustainability event Greengaged kicked off with a big-bang breakfast debut. The event's pièce de résistance was Goldsmith University graduate

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LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL: Ryan Frank’s Isabella Stools

LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL: Ryan Frank’s Isabella Stools

We're great fans of Ryan Frank's work here at Inhabitat, and we can't wait to get a firsthand glimpse of his new stackable Isabella stools at this month's fast-approaching London Design Festival! The

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LONDON DESIGN WEEK: Formtank’s Stunning 2d3d Tables

LONDON DESIGN WEEK: Formtank’s Stunning 2d3d Tables

We can't wait for this year's London Design Festival, and we're excited to announce that London-based furniture design company Formtank will be launching a series of sustainable table designs at 100%

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ANNOUNCING: London Design Festival 2008

ANNOUNCING: London Design Festival 2008

We can hardly believe it is September once again, which can only mean one thing for the design calendar! That's right, The London Design Festival 2008 is set to kick off on Saturday the 13th and will run

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Acorn House: London’s First Sustainable Restaurant

Acorn House: London’s First Sustainable Restaurant

In the mood for a night out in the UK capital? Why not try out one of the premiere sustainable restaurants in London! Acorn House is pitched as London's first truly eco-friendly training restaurant and

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Stunning New Sustainable Landmark for London’s Southbank

Stunning New Sustainable Landmark for London’s Southbank

London-based Sheppard Robson architecture firm is bringing a new green office building to the shore of the River Thames at One Westminster Place in Southbank. With sustainability driving the design, the

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Dancefloor generates electricity at London’s first eco-disco!

Dancefloor generates electricity at London’s first eco-disco!

Sustainability got sexier last week as Coldcut and Jade Jagger hosted the opening of Surya in King's Cross. The Club4Climate project is London's first taste of eco-friendly clubbing, making clubbers happy

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Reclaimed Seatbelt Bags from TING London

Reclaimed Seatbelt Bags from TING London

TING London has caught our attention before with fun colorful cushions made from reclaimed seatbelts. But they've also found a stylish way to carry your green-minded side outside of the home. If you are

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Reclaimed Wood Sculpture by Haberdasherylondon

Reclaimed Wood Sculpture by Haberdasherylondon

Last month, London's Selfridges department store devoted the busiest street corner in Europe to an installation by art and design company Haberdasherylondon. On display on the corner of London's Oxford

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FLOODED LONDON Depicts Life After Global Warming

FLOODED LONDON Depicts Life After Global Warming

As part of London Festival of Architecture 2008, award-winning media production studio Squint/Opera envisions London life in 2090, long after sea levels have risen from global warming. Imitating some of

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Cutting edge green design tours of London by Cate Trotter!

Cutting edge green design tours of London by Cate Trotter!

Bored of the same old tourist routes around London? Insider London, the brainchild of Inhabitat’s own Cate Trotter, has been set up to show you all the pioneering, green-design goings-on in the city.

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GROW BAGS: Urban Gardening hits London

GROW BAGS: Urban Gardening hits London

The re-branded London Festival of Architecture is now in its second week of it's calendar of over 600 events. The Grow Bags: Urban Allotments installation, produced by What If Projects, showcases a

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TRANSPORTATION TUES: Solar-Power Rickshaws for London

TRANSPORTATION TUES: Solar-Power Rickshaws for London

Rickshaws, or cycle rickshaws, are a popular mode of human-powered transportation all around the world. The higher tech electric version of the foot-pedalled rickshaws has been gaining popularity

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