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London’s Palestra Going Green With New Wind Turbines

London’s Palestra Going Green With New Wind Turbines

Palestra, the stunning home of the London Development Agency and the London Climate Change Agency, is due to have new wind turbines installed after a component failure in 2006. Two new types of turbine

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Mile-High London Eco Tower by PopularArchitecture

Mile-High London Eco Tower by PopularArchitecture

The term “mile high” isn’t just for airplane action anymore- British firm Popularchitecture has proposed a mile-high eco tower for London that’s sure to be just as exciting. At a

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Urban Bike Sharing System Coming to London!

Urban Bike Sharing System Coming to London!

We've already seen the massive success of urban bike sharing in Paris, but now the super-smart Velib Bike program is taking to the streets of London! 15,000 bikes, 1,000 stations and more than 7.5 million

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BEDZED: Beddington Zero Energy Development in London

BEDZED: Beddington Zero Energy Development in London

The Beddington Zero Energy Development (BedZED) may not be new news, but is a fabulous example of innovative, zero-energy, sustainable housing on a multi-unit scale. The residential and workspace

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: London’s EcoPod Tram Station

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: London’s EcoPod Tram Station

A UK initiative called ConnectingSouthwark.com is putting the green in public transportation with an EcoPod tram station that provides information and a great teaching tool for environmental

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London’s Olympic Flame Goes Carbon Neutral

London’s Olympic Flame Goes Carbon Neutral

Ever since the Sydney summer games, the Olympics have tried to lead the way in terms of environmental sustainability. So far all newly-constructed Olympic buildings have met stringent green standards, but

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London’s Iconic Double Decker Bus Goes Green

London’s Iconic Double Decker Bus Goes Green

We're all familiar with London's iconic Double Decker buses, which have been a part of the British transportation system and pop culture for the better part of the last 50 years. And now those iconic

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[Re]design Chair Exhibition At 100% Futures London

[Re]design Chair Exhibition At 100% Futures London

One of the most popular stands within the 100% Futures exhibition at 100% Design London this year was the [re]design Sit Up exhibition which displayed an array of sustainable seating that were as green as

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TOP TEN GREEN FINDS FROM 100% DESIGN LONDON

TOP TEN GREEN FINDS FROM 100% DESIGN LONDON

London's big annual furniture fair,100% Design took place this weekend at Earl's Court, and the London Inhabitatters spent countless hours walking the trade show floors to try to find the latest green

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GREENPEACE LAUNCHES DIMMABLE ECO BULB in London

GREENPEACE LAUNCHES DIMMABLE ECO BULB in London

The UK's first fully dimmable energy efficient light bulb was launched today, as part of a Greenpeace initiative at 100% Design London. Greenpeace commissioned top designer Jason Bruges to create an

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ESTETHICA @ London Fashion Week

ESTETHICA @ London Fashion Week

Estethica is a sustainable fashion exhibit celebrating its first year anniversary at London Fashion Week. It is a special space inside The Exhibition where designers will display collections founded on

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LONDON DESIGN WEEK KICKS OFF!!!

LONDON DESIGN WEEK KICKS OFF!!!

The London Design Festival 2007 has just kicked off, and Inhabitat is on the scene... We're frantically scouring the streets of London looking for the best and the brightest in green design, and will be

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SUSTAINABLE DIY STYLE: London DePLOY WorkSHOP

SUSTAINABLE DIY STYLE: London DePLOY WorkSHOP

To kick off our London Design Festival Coverage our London Inhabitant Ariana Mouyiaris took a trip out to DePLOY; a sustainably and DIY-focused fashion line. Open to the public until September 25th,

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LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL 2007

LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL 2007

It’s September again, which means one thing in the design world - London Design Festival 2007. The 5th annual festival is rapidly approaching, launching this weekend on Saturday 15th and running

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SIXIXIS BENT WOOD FURNITURE: London Design Week Preview

SIXIXIS BENT WOOD FURNITURE: London Design Week Preview

SIXIXIS is a group of English designers exploring the creative possibilities of bent wood in playful products ranging from chairs to coat-hangers. Exhibiting at the upcoming TENT London event this month,

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NEW YORKERS & LONDONERS: Inhabitat is hiring!

NEW YORKERS & LONDONERS: Inhabitat is hiring!

Attention New York and London-based Inhabitants! Inhabitat is looking for a few good people to fill a couple positions in New York and London for the fall. If you are interested, please read

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GLOBAL CITIES: London Exhibition

GLOBAL CITIES: London Exhibition

With modern urban epicenters becoming more and more lively and populated, London's Tate Modern Exhibition Global Cities looks at five major issues - size, speed, form, density and diversity - and their

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PLASTIC BAG PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION in London

PLASTIC BAG PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION in London

Regardless of your personal levels of eco-consciousness, we can all agree that plastic bags are decidedly un-green. Banning the distribution of plastic bags in stores around the world is a growing

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LIGHTS OUT LONDON! – June 21st

LIGHTS OUT LONDON! – June 21st

Sydney started it, with massive success, and now London is getting into the act. The Lights Out London campaign is inviting londoners to turn off their lights for one hour, between 9p.m. and 10p.m. on the

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GIANT SOLAR POWER FLOWER: London Urban Oasis

GIANT SOLAR POWER FLOWER: London Urban Oasis

Visitors to the recent Chelsea Flower Show in London were no doubt pleasantly surprised to stumble across the London Urban Oasis, a solar-powered urban art installation showcasing an array of clean energy

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Container City in London

PREFAB FRIDAY: Container City in London

We've featured container-architecture here at Inhabitat before -- from Lot-Ek's altered and extruded prefab container houses, to Cargotecture's Studio 320 and emergency housing. Clearly, we love the idea

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PREFAB FRIDAY: David Adjaye’s East London House

PREFAB FRIDAY: David Adjaye’s East London House

Here's a recipe for good design: take London-based architect David Adjaye, mix with a prefab timber construction system, drop on a site in the middle of Hackney, a London suburb, shake and mix - and you

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GLOBAL WARMING FLOODS LONDON… In Second Life

GLOBAL WARMING FLOODS LONDON… In Second Life

A temporary flood sent avatars scrambling for the rooftops in several virtual places, including London, the Netherlands, and Ibiza. David de Rothschild, founder of Adventure Ecology, staged the global

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ON IN LONDON: Alvar Aalto through the eyes of Shigeru Ban

ON IN LONDON: Alvar Aalto through the eyes of Shigeru Ban

Image by Kalevi A. Makinen, courtesy of the Barbican Art Gallery If you happen to be in London, you should hightail it over to the Barbican Art Gallery where one of the most talked about architectural

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LONDON FASHION WEEK: Noir Fall 2007

LONDON FASHION WEEK: Noir Fall 2007

Noir is a relatively new label founded by Copenhagen native Peter Ingwersen and designed by Rikke Wienmann. The label has been burning up the runway with its hot looks, but Noir's sexiness is based in

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LONDON FASHION WEEK: Eco-Fashion Label Amana

LONDON FASHION WEEK: Eco-Fashion Label Amana

Amana is a new eco-fashion label that recently launched in London. The name is a Moroccan Arabic word that means “delivered in confidence,” and is fitting for a line that seems to have done

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LONDON FASHION WEEK:  Wildlife Works

LONDON FASHION WEEK: Wildlife Works

Wildlife Works continues to move in the right direction with their latest collection that was recently unveiled during London Fashion Week. While I still have some reservations about their website,

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LONDON FASHION WEEK: Ethical Fashion

LONDON FASHION WEEK: Ethical Fashion

As the following posts might illuminate, when it comes to fashion, London is a hot bed of ethical design. Given the size of London Fashion Week in comparison to New York, proportionally there was a lot

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Home Factory in London

PREFAB FRIDAY: Home Factory in London

Throughout Europe, the idea of a single, self-build pre-fab house is impractical because of the cost and scarcity of land. To be truly affordable, pre-fab homes need to be designed as apartments that can

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[RE]DESIGN: Sustainable Design in London

[RE]DESIGN: Sustainable Design in London

Our favorite part of London design week this year is [Re]Design: Good and Gorgeous? – London’s only design event dedicated exclusively to recycled design. Focusing on good, gorgeous,

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