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Sweden’s Umeå Architecture Academy Punctuated With Pixelated Windows

Sweden’s Umeå Architecture Academy Punctuated With Pixelated Windows

The new architecture school is part of a much larger arts campus that will be completed in 2014 and will include the Institute of Design, Academy of Fine Arts, and Public Art Museum. Located in downtown

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SolarWindow with Clear Spray-On Film Could Generate 300% More Energy Than Solar Panels

SolarWindow with Clear Spray-On Film Could Generate 300% More Energy Than Solar Panels

New Energy Technologies has unveiled SolarWindow, a working prototype that is simply sprayed with the company's eco-friendly electricity generating film to produce energy.

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Pit Industry is a Mini Greenhouse for Your Windowsill

Pit Industry is a Mini Greenhouse for Your Windowsill

Pit Industry is a small hand-blown glass house for your windowsill. Just drop some seeds or pits through the chimney and water them daily to create a miniature greenhouse right in your own home. Designed

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Windowfarms: Grow an Edible Hanging Indoor Garden this Winter!

Windowfarms: Grow an Edible Hanging Indoor Garden this Winter!

As east coast gardeners wrap up for the season, The Windowfarms Project has just unveiled two new home-sized hydroponic garden kits just in time for the holidays. The system allows anyone with a window

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GIVEAWAY: Win a Brand New $500 Windows Phone 7!

GIVEAWAY: Win a Brand New $500 Windows Phone 7!

TAKE HOME THIS BRAND NEW WINDOWS 7 PHONE! Whether your a PC or a Mac user looking for the next big thing in smart phones, then thIS sleek new Windows 7 smartphones just may be your next hot ticket item.

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Win a Brand New $500 Windows Phone 7!

Win a Brand New $500 Windows Phone 7!

GET YOUR HANDS ON A BRAND NEW WINDOWS 7 PHONE! If you've been meaning to try out the sleek new Windows 7 smartphones that just came out this week with a completely revamped and super user-friendly mobile

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New Window Changes Tint Automatically When it Gets Hot

New Window Changes Tint Automatically When it Gets Hot

Windows are one of the weakest points in a building's energy profile. While great gains have been made over the last couple of decades, windows still have issues with allowing in heat when you don’t

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Transparent Solar Material Could Lead to Photovoltaic Windows

Transparent Solar Material Could Lead to Photovoltaic Windows

Researchers at the Department of Energy's Brookhaven and Los Alamos National Laboratories have created a new type of transparent photovoltaic film that can be spread over large areas to absorb light and

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Oxford Company Developing Energy-Generating Windows

Oxford Company Developing Energy-Generating Windows

Oxford Photovoltaics has won a £100,000 ($150,000) prize to develop the technology for screen-printed organic solar cells that could be placed onto window panes in order to generate energy. The company

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Bubble-Shaped Plates Made from Recycled Window Glass

Bubble-Shaped Plates Made from Recycled Window Glass

Imagine the delight on your guests' faces when you serve an elegant salad or delicate desert on these icy, modern plates? Each one is handmade in Thailand using recycled window glass, and the air that

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Transparent Solar Spray Transforms Windows Into Watts

Transparent Solar Spray Transforms Windows Into Watts

Photo by Robert S. Donovan Norwegian Company EnSol AS has developed a remarkable new spray-on solar film that allows windows to generate solar power without clouding the view. The material consists of

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Are Low-E Windows Melting Your Neighbor’s House?

Are Low-E Windows Melting Your Neighbor’s House?

Architects Newspaper recently shared some surprising news suggesting that new low-E windows could be responsible for melting the vinyl siding on neighboring homes. Reflections from the windows are

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Beautiful Window Display Made from Recycled To-Go Cups

Beautiful Window Display Made from Recycled To-Go Cups

An art initiative in the hip Chicago neighborhoods of Wicker Park and Bucktown presents a series of commissioned storefront installations by local designers. One of many displays running along N

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Phase-Changing GlassX Windows Offer Amazing Performance

Phase-Changing GlassX Windows Offer Amazing Performance

A remarkable Swiss window technology has just recently been introduced in North America. GlassX windows are super high-efficiency windows that use several technologies to make them possibly the most

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Solar Glass Generates Power Through Your Windows

Solar Glass Generates Power Through Your Windows

Photo via Engadget We love gadgets that serve dual purposes, so when we came across these solar windows from Hua Qin we were giddy with excitement. These window panes, which were unveiled at Taipei's

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Peer+ Unveils Energy Generating Windows With Controllable Opacity

Peer+ Unveils Energy Generating Windows With Controllable Opacity

Windows are a two-way street when it comes to efficient green building. We need them for light, fresh air, beauty, and the connection they create to the outdoors, but even the most efficient windows,

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New Nano-Material Paves Way for Self-Washing Solar Panels and Windows

New Nano-Material Paves Way for Self-Washing Solar Panels and Windows

A little-known fact is that solar panels can become up to 30 percent less effective when they accumulate dust and grime. A more widely known fact is that homeowners climbing up on roofs to fix shingles,

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Outdoor Retreat Upcycled from Old Windows

Outdoor Retreat Upcycled from Old Windows

If you'll be replacing the windows in your home to increase indoor energy efficiency anytime soon, get ready to simultaneously up the ante on your outdoor aesthetics. This quaint backyard retreat made

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Window Farms: An experiment in urban agriculture

Window Farms: An experiment in urban agriculture

Gardening enthusiasts living in cities will certainly cheer for Britta Riley and Rebecca Bray's Window Farms experiment. The artist-in-residence duo at Eyebeam have teamed up to develop a DIY system for

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Solar Photovoltaic Windowpanes To Power Your Computer!

Solar Photovoltaic Windowpanes To Power Your Computer!

Solar power and windows make an ideal pairing of complementary technologies for energy generation, and Japanese manufacturer Nihon Telecommunication Systems is maximizing the potential partnership. The

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Transparent Solar Windows Set to Energize Homes

Transparent Solar Windows Set to Energize Homes

The Queensland University of Technology recently announced that it has been working with Dyesol to develop an innovative solar cell technology that re-envisions windows as clear, clean energy providers.

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THE WOVEN COMPANY: Green Window Treatments

THE WOVEN COMPANY: Green Window Treatments

It is rare to find materials that rapidly restore themselves and provide extensive aesthetic range in their simplest, purest state. The Woven Company picked up on this idea nearly 25 years ago, when

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A crumbling Warsaw building gets a luscious new green face

A crumbling Warsaw building gets a luscious new green face

The leafy vertical garden contrasts with the smooth pale concrete panels in an attractive juxtaposition of textures. The three-dimensional green wall will give depth and variation to the building all

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1920s Montreal home gets a sleek, minimalist addition thanks to Nature Humaine Architecture

1920s Montreal home gets a sleek, minimalist addition thanks to Nature Humaine Architecture

The extension of the Dulwich Residence was organized into two interlaced areas that provide additional space for the family and features a variety of different textures and materials. Large windows

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Prefab Sorte Hus proves affordable housing can be stylish in Copenhagen

Prefab Sorte Hus proves affordable housing can be stylish in Copenhagen

The Sorte Hus is built out of three main interlocking materials: prefab birch plywood walls, double-glazed windows, and the concrete floor. To maximize the home's small footprint, Sigurd Larsen divided

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DIY: Craft an adorable Christmas village from recycled cardboard

DIY: Craft an adorable Christmas village from recycled cardboard

Step One: Gather your materials: • Corrugated cardboard box • Box cutter • Utility knife • Scissors • Ruler • Pencil or pen • White paint and paintbrush • Mini white LED Christmas

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DIY: Recycle last year’s Christmas cards into a colorful bunting garland

DIY: Recycle last year’s Christmas cards into a colorful bunting garland

Step One:  Gather your materials Old Christmas cards Colorful paper or card stock Twine, string, yarn or thin ribbon Double-sided tape Ruler Pen Scissors Needle and thread Step

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Peter Pichler’s Mirror Houses reflect the amazing beauty of the Dolomites

Peter Pichler’s Mirror Houses reflect the amazing beauty of the Dolomites

The owners of the property live in a farmhouse built in the 60s, and they wanted to make use of their amazing site by adding vacation rentals. They hired Peter Pichler to design and build two luxury

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Compact Karst House offers a contemporary twist on classic countryside living in Slovenia

Compact Karst House offers a contemporary twist on classic countryside living in Slovenia

Built for a young family, the 990-square-foot, two-story home features a pitched concrete roof and is clad in light-colored limestone. The monolithic form is interrupted by skylights and three large

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Industrial space transformed into a beautiful energy-efficient loft in the Netherlands

Industrial space transformed into a beautiful energy-efficient loft in the Netherlands

Flanked on all sides by a late 19th century factory building, the former carpenter's workshop had a basement-like character due to its restricted access to sunlight. Studio OxL dramatically upended that

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