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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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London’s Jellyfish Theatre Made From Pallets Opens Today!

London’s Jellyfish Theatre Made From Pallets Opens Today!

The Jellyfish Theatre opens today with an eco-themed play called Oikos (pronounced "ee-kos", the Greek root for economy and ecology) by Simon Wu. The piece will be followed by Protozoa by Kay Adshead.

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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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View Tube: A Two Floor Lime Green Shipping Container Cafe in London

View Tube: A Two Floor Lime Green Shipping Container Cafe in London

Who wouldn't want to have a spot of afternoon tea at this delightful lime green shipping container cafe overlooking the site of the London 2012 Olympics? Dubbed the View Tube, the eatery and gallery

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Dazzling Solar Powered OR2 Tree Structure Pops Up in London

Dazzling Solar Powered OR2 Tree Structure Pops Up in London

Don't be startled if you see a luminous pink tree sitting in London's Belgrave Square this weekend -- it's just OR2, a combination shading device and solar-powered chandelier designed by London-based

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Architects Design Luxe Bug Hotels For London Parks

Architects Design Luxe Bug Hotels For London Parks

The five shortlisted designs provide homes for various insects found in the city and include everything from skyscraping bug towers, landscape and garden installation, a mountain chalet, and luxury bug

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Fuel Cell Taxis Unveiled for 2012 London Olympics

Fuel Cell Taxis Unveiled for 2012 London Olympics

A prototype of London's future fuel cell taxi fleet was just unveiled at their city hall yesterday and has us a lil' jealous of their forward thinking plans. The fleet of water emitting "black cabs" will

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UK’s First Water Desalination Plant Opens in London

UK’s First Water Desalination Plant Opens in London

You wouldn't think it at first glance, but London is a 'water-stressed' city. According to the UK Environmental Agency, with an ever-growing population, climate change and occasional 'drought conditions'

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London’s Hybrid Double-Decker Bus Officially Unveiled Today

London’s Hybrid Double-Decker Bus Officially Unveiled Today

Transport for London has been working on a new, more efficient, double-decker bus for London to replace the classic Routemaster. Today, London Mayor Boris Johnson and Transport for London officially

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Cleaved Apartment Complex in London Creates Its Own Garden Views

Cleaved Apartment Complex in London Creates Its Own Garden Views

Studio Seilern Architects turned a challenge into an opportunity when they designed the Whitehorse Street Apartments for an urban infill lot in London. Located on Whitehorse Street in the prestigious

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The UK’s First BREEAM Outstanding Office Tower Rises in London

The UK’s First BREEAM Outstanding Office Tower Rises in London

BREEAM, Europe’s leading green building rating system, has just given the new PriceWaterhouseCooper office tower its highest rating of “outstanding”. This is a first for an office building this size

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Will London 2012 be ‘The Green Olympics’?

Will London 2012 be ‘The Green Olympics’?

The Winter Olympics are over and amongst the medals and trouncing the US at hockey, Vancouver was praised for hosting the "greenest Olympics ever" with LEED certified buildings, the use of recaptured gas

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London’s Unpackaged Grocery Shop Eliminates Wasteful Packaging

London’s Unpackaged Grocery Shop Eliminates Wasteful Packaging

What do you get when you combine clever marketing, a cute shop, delicious and beautiful food, and eliminate the packaging? A genius idea we wish we had thought of first! Unpackaged is a boutique grocery

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London’s Olympic Stadium to Be Made Out of Recycled Guns and Knives!

London’s Olympic Stadium to Be Made Out of Recycled Guns and Knives!

As the world eagerly awaits the Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, London is ramping up their own construction plans for the 2012 Olympics. And we just learned this exciting little tidbit about the super

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London’s Battersea Power Station To Get Major Eco-Renovation

London’s Battersea Power Station To Get Major Eco-Renovation

Recognize this abandoned power plant? Of course you do - it's one of the more well-known power plants in the world, featured in more movies, music videos and albums covers than you probably realize.

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Zero-Power Digital Cloud Shows Images and Data in the London Skyline

Zero-Power Digital Cloud Shows Images and Data in the London Skyline

It sounds like something out of a science fiction novel, but architects at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have a plan to build a massive digital cloud above the London skyline. The Cloud, which

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Art and Design Converge at the 2009 London Design Festival

Art and Design Converge at the 2009 London Design Festival

One of our favorite shows from the 2009 London Design Festival was Corn Craft, a beautiful showcase of sustainable materials hosted by Gallery FUMI and Studio Toogood. Held in Gallery's FUMI's personal

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