The LEED–certified Bently Reserve in San Francisco was the perfect setting for a 'Green Gatsby' theme with its 1920s Beaux Arts detailing, opulent marble floors, and grand staircases flanking each end.
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Martinet’s junk sculptures are unique in their beautiful craftsmanship. Despite being made from clunky elements like used bike chains, typewriter heads and drawer handles, each sculpture appears to be
Sometimes the most beautiful designs are also the simplest - Crea-re has created a line of hanging and standing lamps made almost entirely from repurposed wooden clothespins! When the lamps are turned on
The floating spherical structure is conceived of as a way to address global warming and rising sea levels. Large phytoplankton aquariums, supervised by a permanent staff of scientists and marine experts,
I’ve been a fan of ethical furrier Ambika Conroy for years - she makes “friendly fur” coats, hats, scarves and stoles by brushing her pet angora bunnies, collecting their fur, and then knitting it
Those attending the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show this week just got the first look at a vehicle that could change the taxi industry in tropical countries. TUM CREATE, a joint research program by Technische
Studio Gang’s Mega Efficient NRDC Office Retrofit Achieves LEED Platinum and Living Building Challenge Certification
Located in the Civic Opera House building, the open floorplan was key to the design because it allowed for a minimal amount of building materials and maixmum energy efficiency. An open layout office
Photo of global warming via Shutterstock New research by the Climate Accountability Institute has revealed that just 90 companies are to blame for the majority of the climate change crisis.
Deforestation image via Shutterstock At the UN climate talks in Warsaw on Wednesday, the US, UK, and Norway announced a joint plan to dedicate $280 million to a new initiative aimed at cutting
The Museum of the Human Body will be located at the edge of Charpak Park in the newly developed Parc Marianne near City Hall. The museum will be dedicated to the artistic, scientific and architectural
133 Developing Nations Walk Out of COP 19 Climate Talks Because of Stubborn Industrialized Countries
In Warsaw, 133 representatives from developing nations walked out of COP 19 climate negotiations. Their exit follows a refusal from industrialized countries such as the United States, Canada, Norway, and
The IPCC Report from earlier this year was packed with scary climate change statistics, but until now, it’s been a little difficult to fully visualize what they mean. Scientists rarely speak in
The 2,500 square meter museum will be situated in Varde, a small town in the south of Denmark, within a former WWII bunker. Tucked into the shorelands of Blåvand, the new museum will be fully integrated
The DIY kit is based on the Linux-based Raspberry Pi, a small, low-powered plug-and-play computer designed to give more people around the world easier and more affordable access to computers. Unlike other
MAKEcamp's West Coast Ghosts are a series of tables and furnishings characterized by a large block of reclaimed timber set atop an ephemeral base. The pieces draw a direct metaphorical analogy to the
Hakan Gürsu's Flame is an eco-friendly kettle that's produced from 100-percent recyclable materials without any plastic. Inspired by traditional copper-kettles, the unique design combines copper and
Many people seem to think that going vegan means giving up on some of the more decadent foods out there, but that couldn't be further from the truth. Just as there are sumptuous vegan cheeses and pates
Ed Mazria is the influential environmental architect behind the 2030 Challenge, which aims to eliminate the use of fossil fuels in new construction, and to cut the use of fossil fuels in existing
Lab grown meat still sounds like science fiction to most consumers, but Next Nature wants to inspire future lab meat chefs with its new cookbook. The In Vitro Meat Cookbook, which is due out in 2014,
There's trouble brewing down under -- scientists just named Australia the worst carbon offender per capita amongst major western nations. According to the Global Carbon Project, climate research shows
Glasgow-based landscape architect Euan Maharg has won the Seven Loch's Contest to design a new green bridge over a motorway at the Seven Lochs Wetland Park in Glasgow. Euan, with the backing of Glasgow
Philips has achieved a new milestone in its quest to integrate energy-efficient LEDs into all surfaces. We've seen the company install LEDs on ceilings, walls and now they are putting them in floors.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced on Tuesday that the agency is opening an investigation into two recent Tesla Model S Sedan battery fires that occurred in Washington and
Have you been reading an e-book at the park when suddenly your device's battery starts gasping its last? The sun may be shining bright, but there you are, stranded without an outlet. CarrierClass, a
Previously on Inhabitat we've written about Made in Space’s ambitious plans to bring 3D printing to the International Space Station. But how will such technology work when everything is floating? To
In addition to wreaking incredible human devastation, Typhoon Haiyan is predicted to have unleashed a huge amount of carbon into the atmosphere. A group of scientists recently published a study in
TODAY November 18th is the last day to enter! Does your kitchen make you cringe every time you see it? If you've been wishing you could give your kitchen a makeover, we've got some great news for you.
European product designer Ralf Holleis created this stunning super lightweight track bike using 3D printing technology. The VRZ 2's 3D printed lugs are made from titanium alloy and the bike's frame is
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