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Black + Blum Heats Up ICFF With Their Hot-Pot BBQ Disguised as a Planter

Black + Blum Heats Up ICFF With Their Hot-Pot BBQ Disguised as a Planter

Black + Blum creates functional products that charm and entertain through their design. The Hot-Pot BBQ is no exception - its friendly looks and small size make it a perfect option for small outdoor

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Acqua Viva: Sculptural Hanging Rainwater Collection System

Acqua Viva: Sculptural Hanging Rainwater Collection System

The Acqua Viva rainwater collection system is made up of a series of spiraling Flowforms that collect rainwater and send it into storage vessels. The terracotta flowforms and vessels are designed to be

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Modern Green Social Housing Complex Rises East of Paris

Modern Green Social Housing Complex Rises East of Paris

Located on a site in Bondy, a town east of Paris, the new social housing project is bordered by a gymnasium, school and suburban housing on avenue Henri Barbusse. The four-story building is shaped like a

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Multicolored Chandelier Made From Recycled PET Bottle Pieces

Multicolored Chandelier Made From Recycled PET Bottle Pieces

South African designer Heath Nash unveiled a colorful, eclectic chandelier made almost entirely from recycled PET bottles at this year's Milan Design Week. Dubbed Bottleformball, the brilliantly-hued

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Milan 2010: The Interni Think Tank lights up Milan

Milan 2010: The Interni Think Tank lights up Milan

Lucca Trazzi's T-Garden is an LED light installation that reinvents the garden space with high-tech flowers made from Eurojersey Sensitive Fabrics. Another outdoor setting featured two of Philippe

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SAMOO’s New Korean Cultural Center in NYC Aims for LEED Certification

SAMOO’s New Korean Cultural Center in NYC Aims for LEED Certification

Talk about a beautiful building! This international competition-winning design for the Korean Cultural Center in Manhattan is set to begin construction at the end of this year. The New York City studio of

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Flow Kitchen Minimizes Waste, Maximizes Sustainability

Flow Kitchen Minimizes Waste, Maximizes Sustainability

Oregon-based Studio Gorm has created a complete kitchen in which energy is conserved and cooking waste is recycled and used to grow plants. Dubbed the flow kitchen, the design successfully integrates

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SMART, ECONOMICAL GREEN GIFTS FOR MOTHER’S DAY

SMART, ECONOMICAL GREEN GIFTS FOR MOTHER’S DAY

Mother's day is fast approaching, so don't forget! (NEXT SUNDAY MAY 10th). This year, if you are looking to save some green while offering thoughtful green gifts, we've got some great ideas for you!

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GREEN MOTHER’S DAY GIFT GUIDE

GREEN MOTHER’S DAY GIFT GUIDE

It's that time of year when we show our appreciation to the women who gave life to us - our moms! And while we here at Inhabitat don't necessarily believe in buying into all the hype behind this hallmark

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GREEN MOTHER’S DAY GIFT GUIDE

GREEN MOTHER’S DAY GIFT GUIDE

It's that time of year when we show our appreciation to the women who gave life to us - our moms! And while we here at Inhabitat don't necessarily believe in buying into all the hype behind this hallmark

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Great Green Gift Ideas for Valentines Day!

Great Green Gift Ideas for Valentines Day!

Valentine's Day is a sweet time for couples, but is often associated with the more negative elements of luxury and consumerism. Between cut flowers and irresponsibly-mined diamonds, the excessive

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Kohinoor Skyscraper Competition Unveils Two Green Towers

Kohinoor Skyscraper Competition Unveils Two Green Towers

Perkins Eastman recently unveiled two soaring green high-rises in Kohinoor CTL's competition to design a sustainable mixed-use skyscraper for Mumbai, India. The proposals incorporate an abundance of green

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GREEN HOME 101: US Cities Sprout Green High-Rises

GREEN HOME 101: US Cities Sprout Green High-Rises

From green cleaning products to energy-efficient appliances, Green Home 101 has delved into several different aspects of what makes a sustainable, environmentally responsible household. But what about

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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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McDonough + Partners’ Groundbreaking Isola Office

McDonough + Partners’ Groundbreaking Isola Office

Sustainable design greats McDonough + Partners will soon be bringing Cradle to Cradle thinking to a city often known first for its fashion: Milan, Italy. Their Isola Office building will be aiming for

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Postfossil’s Torre Pot grows with your plants

Postfossil’s Torre Pot grows with your plants

Zurich-based Postfossil Design Collective has been capturing our imagination this year with a host of eco-minded ideas that challenge convention. Postfossil designer Annina Gaehwiler's Torre plant pot is

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Agro-Housing for a Sustainable Urban China

Agro-Housing for a Sustainable Urban China

In an era of globalization and significant rural-urban migration, Israel-based Knafo Klimor Architects offer a new ‘urban and social vision that will address problems of chaotic urbanization’. The

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