Although most citizen-savvy cities these days recognize that community public space is as much a civic right as it is a priority, some small communities unfortunately find themselves lacking the resources
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We met up with Max at the Techshop in San Francisco, CA to see the Lumio first hand. At first glance the lamp looks like a simple hard-bound book or journal, but once you open it, the book unfolds several
Blanc’s team began installing the framework for the gorgeous vertical garden just seven weeks ago, on the corner of Aboukir Street and the Petits Carreaux street. The designer’s original sketch shows
Developers of the unusually-shaped 525-foot, £200 million skyscraper under construction at 20 Fenchurch Street, London, are scrambling to find a solution after it was determined that glare from the
Earlier this June, the transatlantic speed record-holding solar catamaran was converted into a scientific platform to collect data between on the Gulf Stream between Oostende and London. The researchers
As the ice sheets melt from climate change, Shell is poised to begin a new drilling campaign in the Arctic. That is, if they can make their way past a polar bear the size of a double-decker bus.
Sebastião Salgado's exhibition of breathtakingly poetic images at London's Natural History Museum is a must see for both environmentalists and fine art photography lovers. The exhibit is comprised of
The footbridge is approximately 16 meters in diameter and features a series of wheels running on a circular track below the hub that allows it to open and close - depending on the amount of river traffic.
Nomad’s Phytology Medicinal Garden Project Highlights the Overlooked Healing Properties of Our Urban Environment
The high-rise blocks and grubby victorian streets in London's East End accommodate a culturally rich and varied population, but not so much in the way of biodiversity. The Phytology project, by arts
The trials for the world’s fastest magnetic-levitation train planned for Japan resumed yesterday, continuing work to extend the 24-kilometer test track built over five years by the Central Japan Railway
Back-to-school is right around the corner and what better way to gear up for the school year than with an incredible giveaway? Inhabitots has teamed up with PanacheBox to give one lucky reader a $400
Last week, we showcased the Bicycle Library, which is pretty much exactly what it sounds like, and it was so unusual that we had to get in touch with its founder and pick his brain. We needed to know what
Richard Rogers’ practice, Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners (RSHP), has designed the Homeshell as a way of addressing the increasing housing problem in the UK, and as an opportunity to experiment with
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
Global Warming Threats in Just 10 Major Cities Could Cost 9 Percent of the World’s GDP by Mid-Century
Anton Oparin / Shutterstock.com The damage caused by Hurricane Sandy will ultimately cost billions of dollars to repair, which has researchers wondering what the global cost of climate change could be.
Image via Shutterstock It seems like every other day, a new report gets shunted about online that lists all the horrible, harmful effects that ingredients in daily personal care products can wreak on
A leaked draft of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's next big climate report finds near unanimous certainty that greenhouse gas emissions from humans are primarily responsible for global
Rows and rows of ferns, flowers and herbaceous plants are anchored by 16 tons of soil, spanning over 3,700 square feet along the side of the boutique hotel in the Victoria area of London. Unveiled this
Cordials image via Shutterstock All over the northern hemisphere, produce has plumped up gorgeously on vines, branches, and stalks everywhere, and will be making its way into jars and freezers as well
Colleen Jordan has been pleasing fashionista green thumbs with her Wearable Planters for years, and her adorable new Planter Rings will have you saying "I do". Each colorful bauble is 3D printed and holds
Faux Meat Throwdown: Would You Eat Sergey Brin’s Lab-Grown Beef Burger or Twitter-Backed Beyond Meat Chicken Strips?
This week we watched as taste testers sunk their teeth into the world's first lab-grown beef hamburger, which cost $332,000 to grow and was funded in part by Google's Sergey Brin. Meanwhile, there are
Image via Shutterstock Pigeons and crickets are considered a delicacy in some parts of the world, and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization recently suggested eating more insects will
Although the term "hugelkultur" was coined by German horticulturalists Hans Beba and Herman Andra in the late 1970s, the actual technique has probably been used for thousands of years. Roughly translated
When the developers of the popular OpenSignal Android app analyzed some of the data they’d gathered from their users, they were in for a surprise. They realized that the temperature sensors meant to
The eco shed replaces a boring old B&Q shed at a bike-loving couple's back yard in Camden Town, and it can fit 11 bikes inside. It was constructed from an FSC wooden frame, recycled yogurt carton
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