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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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Versatile Hybrid Chair Turns into a Stool, Bench, or Ottoman in a Snap

Versatile Hybrid Chair Turns into a Stool, Bench, or Ottoman in a Snap

The Hybrid Chair is a versatile piece of transforming furniture that can be used as a dining chair, a stool/ottoman or a bench. It consists of 2 components - a base and a back - plus stainless steel

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Black + Blum Heats Up ICFF With Their Hot-Pot BBQ Disguised as a Planter

Black + Blum Heats Up ICFF With Their Hot-Pot BBQ Disguised as a Planter

Black + Blum creates functional products that charm and entertain through their design. The Hot-Pot BBQ is no exception - its friendly looks and small size make it a perfect option for small outdoor

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Legato Studio’s Transforming Bench Goes from Dining Table to Seating in a Snap

Legato Studio’s Transforming Bench Goes from Dining Table to Seating in a Snap

Inspired by the benches and picnic tables we would normally see at an outdoor park, this practical piece designed by Legato Studio gracefully transforms from eating surface to seating with less effort

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Recycled Trumpet Amplifier Blasts Phone Tunes Without Wires

Recycled Trumpet Amplifier Blasts Phone Tunes Without Wires

This clever trumpet turned analog amplifier blasts out beats from your iPhone without consuming a bit of electricity! Christopher Locke welded together a salvaged trumpet, a steel base, stainless steel

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Designtree’s Salvage Stool Combines Recycled Aluminum with Discarded Wooden Legs

Designtree’s Salvage Stool Combines Recycled Aluminum with Discarded Wooden Legs

Designer Tim Wigmore from New Zealand’s designtree is presenting an intelligent way to use discarded materials and industrial off-cuts in combination with 100% recycled aluminum during this

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Shiny Serpentine Jeongok Prehistory Museum in Korea Now Complete

Shiny Serpentine Jeongok Prehistory Museum in Korea Now Complete

The new museum is located at the Paleolithic site in the Jeongok district, where the first Acheulian handaxe was discovered in East Asia. Even though it seems like a space-ship, the museum's design

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Germany’s Q1 Building Boasts a Dazzling Facade of 400,000 Metal “Feathers”

Germany’s Q1 Building Boasts a Dazzling Facade of 400,000 Metal “Feathers”

The shading system is composed of approximately 400,000 metal “feathers”, which are anchored into 3,150 routered stainless steel moveable stalks, which move and breathe with the touch of a controller.

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Dazzling BMCE Dome Building Is Foster & Partner’s Very First Completed African Project

Dazzling BMCE Dome Building Is Foster & Partner’s Very First Completed African Project

The contemporary interior (streaming with light) is wrapped in an energy efficient exterior modeled after traditional, geometric design. In order to keep down the heat, the latticed, almost tangled

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British Designer Tom Dixon Unveils Oversized Energy Efficient ‘Bulb’

British Designer Tom Dixon Unveils Oversized Energy Efficient ‘Bulb’

In response to the incandescent ban, designer Tom Dixon created an over-sized energy efficient light bulb.

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The Best Green Products from the 2011 International Housewares Show

The Best Green Products from the 2011 International Housewares Show

This potato brush by Full Circle infuses an everyday object with a lot of personality! It is specially designed to fit in the palm and has a unique corer tool to quickly and easily remove potato

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Architect Adam Kushner Revamps NYC Penthouse Using Recycled Subway Parts

Architect Adam Kushner Revamps NYC Penthouse Using Recycled Subway Parts

Many of the duplex walls are lined with recycled New York City Subway tiles. Guests enter the apartment through an old subway car door, which also adorn all of the closets in the house, adding a touch New

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Is Drinking Bottled Water Worth Trashing the Planet?

Is Drinking Bottled Water Worth Trashing the Planet?

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) recently posted their 2011 Bottled Water Scorecard, and the results show that most water companies are still not disclosing some of the most basic questions —

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Adam Kalkin’s Old Lady House is a Modern Shipping Container Masterpiece

Adam Kalkin’s Old Lady House is a Modern Shipping Container Masterpiece

Despite the fact that the home is dubbed the Old Lady House, all of the finishes within it - a concrete floor, large glass panes, sliding doors, stainless steel, beams and columns - speak to an edgy,

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Modern Biophilic Sunroom Heats a 19th Century-Pittsburgh House

Modern Biophilic Sunroom Heats a 19th Century-Pittsburgh House

This nifty greenhouse and sun room sits atop a 19th century row house in the South Side Flats of Downtown Pittsburgh. While the sawtooth roof may look contemporary, studio d’ARC actually borrowed the

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A Stack of Sticks Conceals This Modern German Restroom

A Stack of Sticks Conceals This Modern German Restroom

Proof that a building's modest materials and usage does not mean a modest design, this golf course bathroom excels at the unexpected. German Architectural firm Berschneider + Berschneider designed a

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Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Eco-Friendly Gifts for Her

Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Eco-Friendly Gifts for Her

If you're on the hunt for the perfect green holiday gifts for all of the special ladies in your life, but have no idea where to begin, you've come to the right place. Whether you want to woo your wife,

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The Plant Cafe Organic: SF’s Ultra Green Restaurant

The Plant Cafe Organic: SF’s Ultra Green Restaurant

The Plant Cafe was honored this year with the Best Vegetarian Restaurant Award by SF Weekly, but the accolades don't stop there. San Francisco Waterfront Partners also named it the greenest restaurant in

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Hey Starbucks! Inhabitat Has An Idea For You…

Hey Starbucks! Inhabitat Has An Idea For You…

Dear Starbucks, we love your new-and-improved-no-spill-stainless-steel-reusable coffee mug. However, we would like to offer you a bit of advice from the Inhabiteam. We think you could take this holiday

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Abandoned Warehouse Tranformed With Movable Steel Facade

Abandoned Warehouse Tranformed With Movable Steel Facade

Two Bushwick warehouses are joined together in this renovation project, called the Wycoff Exchange, that includes a live music and performance venue along with an organic market and boutique wine shop.

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