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Pvilion Develops Flexible Stainless Steel Solar Power Sheets for Architectural Application

Pvilion Develops Flexible Stainless Steel Solar Power Sheets for Architectural Application

Integrating advanced solar technology with flexible stainless steel sheets, U.S. based Pvilion has created an innovative, energy-harnessing material that could eventually be applied to an array of

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Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts Under $20!

Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts Under $20!

There's a reason they call it Black Friday; you have to drag yourself out of your house in the bleakest hours of the morn, battle a throng of savings-hungry zombies and pummel people American

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GIVEAWAY: Win A Pair of Wawabots Personalized Water Bottles!

GIVEAWAY: Win A Pair of Wawabots Personalized Water Bottles!

Wawabots' brilliant reusable water bottles can be personalized with virtually any image, making them great gifts for friends and family members - and now you can win a pair by entering our contest!

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PRODUCT REVIEW: We Check Out Wawabots Personalized Photo Water Bottles

PRODUCT REVIEW: We Check Out Wawabots Personalized Photo Water Bottles

Even though they're great for the environment, doesn't it feel like reusable water bottles have gotten to be a bit too ubiquitous? It isn't exactly eco-friendly to give out thousands of logo'ed up

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Moshe Safdie-Designed Khalsa Heritage Centre is Inaugurated in India Today

Moshe Safdie-Designed Khalsa Heritage Centre is Inaugurated in India Today

The new cultural centre is located in the capital city of the Punjab state and is situated on a 75-acre site overlooking the town. Divided into two sections that straddle a ravine, the memorial is joined

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Maisongomme: A Funky Garden Office and Shed Made from Recycled Car Tires

Maisongomme: A Funky Garden Office and Shed Made from Recycled Car Tires

Maisongomme measures 10x26 ft and features long, vertical windows recovered from a shop that went bust. The windows infuse the space with plenty of light and they allow for fresh air to permeate the

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Fantastic Woodland Eco-Workspaces Now Available for Rent in England

Fantastic Woodland Eco-Workspaces Now Available for Rent in England

Arranged around a common courtyard, the grouping of eight new wooden buildings are aimed at promoting good practice in woodland management. The four pairs of two-and-a-half story units have been designed

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50 Year Old Buckminster Fuller Project Gets a $7 Million Upgrade

50 Year Old Buckminster Fuller Project Gets a $7 Million Upgrade

The Ohio Historic Preservation Office in Columbus and the National Park Service in Washington, D.C. were responsible for making sure that Dimit Architects - who were brought on board to mostly service the

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Pi Pan Pizza Dish Could Prevent Billions Of Boxes From Being Discarded

Pi Pan Pizza Dish Could Prevent Billions Of Boxes From Being Discarded

Everyone loves pizza, but the main problem with enjoying a fine takeaway, stuffed crust pie (I know what I'm having for dinner...) is the number of cardboard boxes that need to be disposed of after. In

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All-Electric DeLorean Car To Hit the Streets in 2013!

All-Electric DeLorean Car To Hit the Streets in 2013!

The iconic DeLorean Motor Company has weathered a stormy past, but it's coming back with a vengeance by introducing an electric version of it gull-winged masterpiece. The company just rolled out a

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7 Reusable Drink Containers for Adults & Kids

7 Reusable Drink Containers for Adults & Kids

Designed by creative guru Karim Rashid, the Bobble is one of our favorite reusable water bottles. These modern colorful drink containers are BPA-free, made of recycled plastic, and have a built-in carbon

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Modern Cocoon Fireplaces Have a Thermal Energy Rating of 75%

Modern Cocoon Fireplaces Have a Thermal Energy Rating of 75%

Now that fall is well underway, Cocoon Fires have launched their ultra modern fireplaces, which offer an environmentally friendly alternative to coal-guzzling fires. Featuring an immaculate curved

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Acoustic Alarm Clock Strums a Sweet Tune to Get You Out of Bed

Acoustic Alarm Clock Strums a Sweet Tune to Get You Out of Bed

No one likes being startled awake by an alarm clock that sounds like a goose being strangled - if you're looking for a more serene way to start your day then check out the Acoustic Alarm by Jamie McMahon.

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Blade Runner Style Department Store Brings a Rooftop Park to a Mexico City Suburb

Blade Runner Style Department Store Brings a Rooftop Park to a Mexico City Suburb

The area of Interlomas, a suburban district, is so heavily trafficked with cars, that pedestrians are often not welcome on the area roadways. To combat the subsequent gas emissions and pollutants from the

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Kinetic Energy Generating Pavegen Floor Tiles Will Harvest Footsteps to Light UK Shopping Center

Kinetic Energy Generating Pavegen Floor Tiles Will Harvest Footsteps to Light UK Shopping Center

With nearly 30 million shoppers a year, the Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre has plenty of foot traffic. The mall plans to install a grid of Pavegens in a main crossing outdoors between the

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South Pointe Park is a Sweeping, Ecologically Sensitive Park in South Beach

South Pointe Park is a Sweeping, Ecologically Sensitive Park in South Beach

South Pointe Park is an urban green space and has a number of assets as its disposal, particularly the park's expansive views out onto the Atlantic and across Government Cut. It sits next to a lively

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Beautiful Golden Screened Indra Office Tower Enlivens Barcelona’s Poblenou

Beautiful Golden Screened Indra Office Tower Enlivens Barcelona’s Poblenou

The lean, trapezoidal building sits on a two storey rectangular base, which houses the entrance, service rooms and garage. The remaining ten floors seem to float above the base, extending toward the

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Fernanda Marques’ Greenery Topped Brazilian Loft is a Paragon of Luxury Eco-Design

Fernanda Marques’ Greenery Topped Brazilian Loft is a Paragon of Luxury Eco-Design

At 2,228 square feet, the home is fairly large, but Marques has done a fantastic job of making sure that this footprint is not destructive to the natural environment. Both the exterior paneling and

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Perplexing “Yucca Crater” Will Be a Deep Desert Pool Using Repurposed Materials

Perplexing “Yucca Crater” Will Be a Deep Desert Pool Using Repurposed Materials

Ball Nogues’ project, Talus Dome, is a carefully constructed “pile” of stainless steel spheres on the side of a freeway in Edmonton, Alberta. To create the shape, and elaborate mold was engineered

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Non-Billboard in Washington Advertises Nothing but Clean Air

Non-Billboard in Washington Advertises Nothing but Clean Air

Built near the U.S. and Canadian border in Blaine, Washington, the massive structure is made of stainless steel rods that resemble a pile of hairpins, or even television static. The tangled steel forms a

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Shift Design’s Versatile Flat Pack Outdoor Products Modernize Your Garden

Shift Design’s Versatile Flat Pack Outdoor Products Modernize Your Garden

Philadelphia-based Shift_Design has created a family of eco-friendly outdoor products that will have modern design lovers drooling. Their collection of urban garden planters, rain collectors, living

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A Shimmering 19th Century Style Market is Perched on theTop Floor of Moscow’s Tsvetnoy Department Store

A Shimmering 19th Century Style Market is Perched on theTop Floor of Moscow’s Tsvetnoy Department Store

Perched at the top of the department store, the market is alive with activity, as customers buzz from food stalls to cafés to bars and even to an outdoor terrace. A combination of farmer's bazaar, a

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Divine Jaffa Apartment in Israel Restores Vaulted Walls to Their Former Glory

Divine Jaffa Apartment in Israel Restores Vaulted Walls to Their Former Glory

Preserving the historical integrity of the Jaffa apartment was essential, so great care was taken to maintain both the exterior and interior stone. To give the apartment a more modern flair, stainless

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The World’s First 3D Printed Plane Takes Flight!

The World’s First 3D Printed Plane Takes Flight!

3D printing is a fantastic technology that has already been used to create human veins and turn sand into glass. Now a team from the University of Southampton has created the world's first 3d printed

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Masiosare Studio Creates Fun and Functional Green Products

Masiosare Studio Creates Fun and Functional Green Products

Three young designers working under the name Masiosare Studio are creating green products that mix humor and Mexican identity with a cradle-to-cradle design approach. Their Ms line is comprised of 4

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London’s Striking Modern Tourist Information Centre Harvests Rainwater and Geothermal Energy

London’s Striking Modern Tourist Information Centre Harvests Rainwater and Geothermal Energy

Photo by Ana Lisa Alperovich for Inhabitat Rising from the earth in a pointy array of metal peaks, the dynamic information center makes a strong visual impact within London’s urban fabric. The

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Dramatically Daylit Kansas City Kauffman Center By Moshe Safdie Now Complete

Dramatically Daylit Kansas City Kauffman Center By Moshe Safdie Now Complete

The arts center includes three different structures - a proscenium theater, a concert hall and a banquet hall - all lined up to face the south. A large glazed foyer serves the two large halls, providing a

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EcoStix Creates a Glowing Campfire with Clean Burning Bioethanol

EcoStix Creates a Glowing Campfire with Clean Burning Bioethanol

We all love an evening campfire – be it out on a fishing trip, whooping it up down by the beach or sitting in our own outdoor entertainment zone. However, what is hard to justify are the pollutants and

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Barcelona’s Beautiful Martinet School Boasts a Sun-Shielding Ceramic Facade

Barcelona’s Beautiful Martinet School Boasts a Sun-Shielding Ceramic Facade

The building features a beautiful ceramic tile façade that shields the southern corridors, providing passive protection from the sun. The tiles are set at right angles to each other, and the sides facing

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