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Roatán Island lies around 35 miles of the coast of Honduras, and is home to a population of some 100,000 people—yet its outdated hospital has only 38 beds. According to Dr. Raymond Cherrington, a
Yamazaki Kentaro Design Workshop was challenged to design a nursery school that not only included a variety of programmed spaces but also minimized the number of blind spots for safety reasons. The
The client wanted a space that would evoke a cozy and welcoming home-like environment. Thus mode:lina swapped the typical cafe counter with a moveable kitchen island located at the center of the space.
Although the same family has run Vineyard Schmidt for generations, this stunning wooden building is completely new. Located among rolling hills and luscious farmlands, it was designed to shelter the
First ecological, economical and social home 100% open source in Argentina. Suyana means “hope” in Quechua language. EcoCasa Suyana is a project lead by a young couple of engineers and travelers.
You wouldn’t think it, but these beautiful colorful flowers of the Scartell flowerbed are made from plastic waste. Italian artist and sustainability enthusiast Francesca De Marinis created this
You've all heard the tired mantras about changing your lightbulbs and recycling at home in order to save the planet - are you yawning yet? Many consumers think that going green is a gesture of
Authorities have intercepted more than three tonnes of illegal elephant ivory in a Thai port as it was en route to Laos from Kenya. The shipping container, marked as tea leaves, was opened to reveal 511
Pope Francis is causing quite a stir with news that he will soon publish a historic document that details the Catholic imperative to curb global warming. While some pundits believe the encyclical, which
This beautiful house in Toyota, Japan, designed by studio ihrmk, is dominated by passages that connect it to the scenery of the adjacent terraced paddy field. Conveniently entitled “Passage of
IMAGE As a brutal winter retreats into the record books, Bostonians of all species are out and about. “Mating sparrows, wild turkeys, hunting hawks, they’re all around us as we work,” says Orion
Chappell first began tinkering with the idea of making insect miniatures out of discarded electronics several years ago when she experimented with donated electronic scrap at “The Craft Bank,” a
This concrete and wood extension to a house in Mexico perches over and encloses a large backyard. The two structures, collectively named La Cápsula, sit opposite each other and house, each housing
Gardening is great for your yard and the environment, but did you know it is also great for your body and mind? It's true - the humble act of digging in the dirt will do some remarkable things for your
This powerful video, titled "5 Things You Didn’t Know About Plastic", uses a Rube Goldberg machine to follow the journey a plastic bottle takes from “factory to home” to shed light on the
With over four million miles of roads criss-crossing the nation, and as much as 32,000 miles of new roads being added annually, it would be wonderful if we could make these roads a little greener. Just as
“Bottled” by Ambientec designed by Ryu Kozeki “Bottled” a cordless lamp made with glass and aluminium, has been the forefront of innovative lighting design. Designed to blend into any décor in
When we think about climate change and sources of pollution, fossil fuels and dirty industries are the culprits that usually dominate the conversation. Agriculture, though, contributes substantially to
Recycled and upcycled plastic bottle designs are among Inhabitat’s favorite featured topics, but have you ever wondered what happens to the billions of plastic bottles that don’t make it to the
Located in the Eastern Townships, the Bolton Residence is built on a natural plateau just below the highest point on the site. Its minimalist gabled form is a contemporary twist on the local vernacular
Made of marble, larch wood, and cork, KREOO's "River and Stream" series of seating pieces evoke the soft beauty found in river stones. Ideal for either indoor or outdoor use, these pieces are fluid and
President Obama recently laid out the roadmap that will see American energy infrastructure modernized to make it more resilient to pending problems such as extreme weather events and a domestic energy
President Obama celebrates Earth Day by dedicating a new landmark, chiding Republicans and giving away free park passes
President Obama helped celebrate Earth Day by visiting the Florida everglades.
We can take our hats off to Germany, leading the way with investment in renewable energy, pioneering Passivhaus standard homes and public buildings. However Germany's Earthship builders point out that
Earth Day is April 22nd, and to get prepared for the big day, here are a few Earth Day facts that you may not know. Founded by United States Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in, the first
In splashes of brilliant colors, Earth From Space gives a thorough portrait of the changing earth. An avid environmental activist and founder of GoodPlanet, Arthus-Bertrand has turned his love for
Did you know that Feng Shui practitioners were some of the first environmentalists in the world? Many people are not aware that the basis of Feng Shui is synonymous with green design. Feng Shui, in
Several automakers have spoken publicly about their future plans to release autonomous vehicles, but General Motors has been pretty quiet about the technology. Well it looks like GM is working just as
The Gates Foundation and the Wellcome Trust charities are a force for good in so many ways, sp why are they still funding companies that invest in fossil fuel extraction? Now you can show them we
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