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Early on a sunlit mid-September morning, on the banks of The Grand Union Canal in London, 25 designers, writers and academics from London Design Festival's Greengaged hub, took residence on the Beauchamp
All good things deserve a second life. This includes, as the re-opening of Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) last weekend shows, everyday objects and civic architecture. The recently renovated museum now
Resembling something like a tropical forest, John Todd's attractive solution to waste-water management uses plants to clean up water. Consisting of a series of ecosystems that work together to break down
In the 1960's US foreign aid to Haiti trickled in in the form of used clothing and the flow hasn't stopped since. Secondhand Pepe, a documentary film by Hanna Rose Shell and Vanessa Bertozzi, follows the
Turning one person’s waste into another person’s resource, the magnificent GOONJ project is setting a truly sustainable mindset in the heart of the Indian capital New Delhi. Taking the idea of
FromSomewhere's recycled tweed remixes, Autumn/Winter 07/08 After all the hoopla from the recent New York, London, Paris, and Milan fashion shows, it is nice to get back to basics and think about what
The science is clear: the oceans and its creatures simply cannot take the burden of our plastic waste. Seabirds have been ingesting more and more of the stuff over the past few decades and the percentage
596 Acres Living Lots Identifying unused urban spaces and working with disenfranchised residents to reclaim them for public use, Living Lots has already transformed dozens of spaces in New York City.
Inhabitat: When did it first occur to you to use an old airplane to create parts of the house? David: I have been interested in what we Take, Make and Waste, from our society's waste streams for almost 3
The ubiquitous BIC pen is one of the best symbols of modern consumerism—efficient, affordable, and easily disposable, these pens often wind up in the landfill at the end of their lifecycle. A team of
Can sustainable design thinking help us develop new furniture aesthetics and possibilities? We live in a world dominated by the waste produced by the consumerist disposable society; everybody knows
Wing Wah's Incredible Metal Transformers Robots A work by Chinese artist Wing Wah, these huge, incredible robots are built from all sorts of scrap metal coming from the automotive industry. Inspired by
The Homestead Dairy farm in Indiana has been family owned since the beginning, when they started with nine cows in 1945. Now in its third generation, the farmers there have been working on ways to profit
INHABITAT: What inspired you to write 'Cradle to Cradle' (the book) and launch the Cradle to Cradle system? William McDonough: From an early age, I was fascinated by differing attitudes towards
Renovated wood-lined school bus by architecture grad Hank Butitta Most architecture students submit a written thesis for their final project, but not University of Minnesota grad Hank Butitta. The
In what feels like a moment right out of Star Trek, members of the Expedition 44 crew on the International Space Station will eat the very first crops grown in space -- lettuce. Monday, a batch of red
But Japanese inventor Akinori Ito created a machine that converts ubiquitous plastic bags into fuel. The carbon negative system is now being sold by Ito's Blest Corporation.
Students from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design teamed up with Rintala Eggertsson Architects to create an art gallery intervention on the streets of the Norwegian capital. The MM1 Exhibition Room
With summer in full swing, many of us are hitting the road in search of the perfect holiday. But whether we’re traveling to the rural outskirts of town or to a far-away country, it’s important to
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