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Two Dutch friends are trying to bring attention to the global water crisis by cycling 30,000 km down the Americas on bicycles. On July 4, 2010, Joost Notenboom and Michiel Roodenburg, began their 18-month
Combining the eco-friendly benefits of fast growing bamboo and refurbishable steel with the nostalgia-evoking shape of an elementary school seat, Alex Whitney’s ‘Pennyfields’ chair is a simple,
Dutch designer Gijsbert Koren has given his country's famed windmills an even more sustainable edge by outfitting them with these fab new bamboo blades. Each blade has been constructed from two layers of
With all the talk about BPA, phthalates, and other hinky chemicals that could potentially leach into our food and drink, it's no wonder that we're turning a gimlet eye to anything that passes through our
Fans of cycling were aglow this month after watching the Tour de France peloton glide through the alps. We're also excited about bicycles here at Inhabitat, because we just heard about these beautiful
Photo credit: bambike.com The Bambike Project is a socio-ecological enterprise that hand-makes bamboo bicycles with fair-trade labor in the Philippines. The company, spearheaded by Bryan McClelland, is
This summer the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art sprouted an incredible bamboo jungle as artists Doug and Mike Starn erected their “Big Bambú: You Can’t, You Don’t and You Won’t Stop”
The Lamboo Studio Project is a small solar powered studio that uses a radical S-shaped roof system to help keep the home cool in the summer and warm in the winter - all made possible by bamboo grass.
Were you one of those iPhone 4 crazed, sleepy-eyed people in line at the Apple store this morning? Well if you were, we've got the greenest accessory for your shiny new gadget -- a bamboo iPhone case!
As the iPad revolution starts to pick up steam, companies are hopping on the bandwagon with a bevy of cases and accessories -- but few as elegant as the DODOcase. Drawing inspiration from the moleskin
What do you give the woman who brought you into this world and raised you? For architect Benjamin Garcia Saxe, the answer was a beautiful bamboo retreat in Costa Rica. Some years ago, his mom stole away
Our fascination with prefab buildings knows no bounds -- but add bamboo to the mix and you've really got our attention. These two beautiful houses in Hawaii were recently built using bamboo as the main
For all of you who get giddy over purchasing new office supplies, we’ve found the perfect eco-friendly line that’s about to top your desk - and your design loving hearts - off with joy! Powered by the
Seen over at Arch Daily this morning, Germany and China's captivating German-Chinese House for the Shanghai World expo is a study in bamboo. The two story art building is the only pavilion in the Expo to
Photo credit: Mike & Doug Starn on Metropolitan Museum of Art Flickr The New York Times tells us that the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is currently bursting forth with a beautiful new
How do you create effective lighting when there’s no way to get to the grid? Leave it to a couple of ingenious designers to come up with a beautiful and self-sufficient bamboo lighting system! Designed
Bamboo forests are beautiful things -- especially when they are cleaning urban air, soil, and water AND shielding communities from industry and heavily trafficked areas. Urban Biofilter creates bamboo
Designer Chen Chun-Hao and artist Huang To-En have come up with a great application for one of the most renewable resources around – bamboo! In a series created for the Yii Collection, these lightweight
What if manufacturers could poll their consumers before making a product to see if people would want to buy it? It would cut down on surplus supply and the energy and materials needed to produce and ship
Farms are close to nature - places to harvest the fruit of the land and care for animals and livestock. As such they should be built and operated with respect for life through sustainable construction and
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