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Ecohabit is split into two modules: a wet module and a dry one. This helps reduce the amount of plumbing needed to service the home. The wet side features a living green wall and roof, and a very smart
Levels of nitrous oxide are difficult to measure in agricultural sites across Australia due to their scattered nature. So scientists from the Queensland University of Technology have created "Semaphore,"
Image via Shutterstock A new study has found that just 50 corporations are responsible for 73% of the 3.6 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas emitted by the world's 500 largest companies. Of the
Due to the relocation of the existing Royal Adelaide Hospital, the South Australian government called for an international competition to take a fresh look at how the existing hospital site could be used.
Summer break is over and most kids have already started to head back to school. If you want to make your little one's new academic school year all the more special, then enter the Inhabitots' Green Back
Active spaces are divided by a network of paths that create areas for complimentary gardens. If Frankfurters need serenity, but don't have time to leave the city, they can enjoy Yoga or Tai Chi or stroll
A recent study by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that the 1.3 billion tons of food discarded around the world account for more greenhouse gas emissions than those emitted by any
This morning, delegates from more than 35 countries gathered at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center in Singapore for the 2013 International Green Building Conference to exchange ideas about
First, a look at the greenest parts of the project: the studio has incorporated geothermal heat and a rainwater cooling system within the stadium concept, along with the commitment to recycle greywater.
Tower Infinity will be located at the heart of the Yongsan International Business District, whose master plan was originally designed by Samoo. The superscraper will be a landmark project for the area,
The three-ton marionette was created by Christopher Kelly and will be operated by a team of over 15 puppeteers from the inside. 30 volunteers will help to haul the bear through London on a route that
The area around Haltia boasts classic Finnish beauty, combining granite bedrock, dense forest foliage, and a sparkling lake. The bedrock acts as natural insulation for the north end of the center. The
Tent London will bring together two floors of pure design - including over 200 companies from 25 countries, 8 gallery shows and 40 super global brands present a vast and diverse range of furniture,
LAST CHANCE: Enter Inhabitat’s Back To School Contest to Win $250+ of Green Goodies Including a Voltaic Solar Backpack (Worth $129)
Enter Inhabitat's 2013 Back to School Contest! We can't believe how fast summer flew by - but now that fall is on the horizon it's time to start getting ready for a green school year - and Inhabitat is
The HighLink is a proposed pedestrian promenade and recreational space that would turn a section of San Francisco's 280 Freeway into a vibrant new urban gateway. Chosen as one of the winning projects for
With the landing of the Mars Rover, many feel we're closer than ever to establishing the first Mars colony - but there's still the question of how to sustain humans on a dead planet. Fortunately, a group
West Oakland is a sprawling industrial area that's probably better known as the birth place of so much of the pyrotechnic art seen at Burning Man. However, amidst the smell of burning butane and steel
Most of Greenland is covered in a thick sheet of ice, but scientists have just discovered another vast canyon beneath the 460 mile glacier. Headed by Jonathan Bamber at the University of Bristol, the
Broissin’s idea for the design of this kindergarten can be seen as an abstract attempt to capture the concept of throwing children’s blocks around a playground. The staggered buildings in a layered
The wedge-shaped glass enclosures are greenhouses that will each be a controlled environment home to different climate zones from tropical to polar. There are five total climates represented including
INDEX Award Winner: Fenugreen Organic FreshPaper Will Keep Your Unrefrigerated Food Fresher 4x’s Longer
Have you ever reached into your refrigerator to grab a box of strawberries and opened it to find a blackened pile of fruit. Spoiled food is a terribly disappointing thing that happens more often than you
Maryland’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan, drafted by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) and supported by Gov. Martin O’Malley, aims to accomplish a 25% statewide reduction in GHG
Since the homes’ residents had lived in a house on the land previously, the orientation of the bedrooms and living rooms was required to follow specific guidelines in order to maintain the family’s
Lepsis Terrarium Grows Edible Grasshopers As the world's population expands and resources for producing food become scarce, the World Health Organization thinks that we could all do with more insects
Beatrixpark is known as one of the nicest parks in Amsterdam and features circular wading pool surrounded by a dramatic arcade. Children like to come and splash around in the pool, so to encourage that
New York may have Spiderman, but it seems that Tokyo now has its very own friendly neighborhood Power Ranger. While he's not exactly saving lives, 27-year-old Tadahiro Kanemasu is helping overburdened
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