Lovingly constructed over a period of several years with mostly recycled materials and help from friends, the HemLoft is truly one of the most perfect treehouse designs we have seen over the years, and we
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Although the practice of recycling and reuse still remains an integral part of China's resourceful and low-income populations, booming middle and upper-class consumer power in Chinese cities such as
Set against the backdrop of Table Mountain, Portside covers an entire city block in Cape Town's emerging financial district and is considered the city's first significant high-rise since the early 1990s.
Sweden now recycles or reuses an incredible 99 percent of its waste, an improvement on the already impressive 2012 figure of 96 percent. The country uses a waste management hierarchy system that focuses
1. Food This is an obvious one, but conscientious and green-minded consumers won't want to settle for any old food on the road. Unless you plan ahead, you'll end up eating at Starbucks and Chipotle
A new program at McDonald’s in Stockholm is even more affordable than their Dollar Menu. Through an collaboration with DDB, the fast food chain is now accepting recycled cans in exchange for food.
A new study released by University of California Los Angeles researchers shows that children who were denied screen time for five days improved their ability to read nonverbal emotion cues by a greater
10 principles guide One Planet Communities (OPCs) in the quest for improved stewardship of the Earth’s resources. At the top of the list are Zero Carbon and Zero Waste—it's the goal of these
Bodegas Portia, Ribera del Duero, Spain Designed by Foster + Partners, the Bodegas Portia Winery features a dramatic central hub that makes use of gravity rather than machines to move grapes and wine
If you stop to think about it, it’s quite odd that we flush our wastewater into local rivers, isn't it? It flows away, only to be siphoned off and cleaned by the community downstream before repeating
INHABITAT: James, can you tell us about the genesis of your MV Recyclone barge concept? DYSON: To an engineer, there’s a certain thrill in solving problems, and this was absolutely an interesting one.
Crea-Re Studio is a collaborative team comprised of Polish artist Maria Fiter and Italian Marco Migliorisi. Together, they create a number of products which are all unique and hand-crafted
The city of Culiacán, in western Mexico has the highest rate of gun deaths in the country. After speaking with family members of victims of drug crimes in the city, artist Pedro Reyes decided to use its
There’s nothing like the feeling of fresh cut grass under the toes, especially when stepping out of the shower. This Moss Carpet by Nguyen La Chanh brings the outside indoors in an unconventionally
OAXIS is designed to incorporate a prefabricated modular structures with recycled steel. Several passive strategies would control the building’s environment while roof-mounted photovoltaic panels would
Shortlisted in the World Architecture Festival 2014 awards, Studio CTC's visionary skyscrapers bring agriculture and greenery back to the urban fabric in a big way. Inspired by the duality in Hong Kong's
Shipping containers are commonly seen on the backs of trucks all over the world, but few of us are accustomed to seeing them in our schools! You can find these containers for sale in Perth, New York,
Science recently scored a simultaneous victory over pollution for both recycling and renewable energy! A team of researchers at MIT has come up with plan to turn old car batteries into durable solar
If you think of the greenest building imaginable, then you are imagining what Phipps' CSL is like. In addition to relying on numerous clean energy sources for its power, such as geothermal, wind, and
Although The Solar Orchid project is currently only a concept proposal, Spark Architects believes the project would complement the government's recent initiative to develop floating solar islands in
The turn-of-the-century Legion House is located in the heart of Sydney CBD and has operated as a women’s hostel for the last 60 years. Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp was commissioned to redevelop a larger
Santiago Calatrava's Innovation, Science, and Technology Building spans 200,000 square feet and is constructed from lightweight aluminum, concrete, and glass. These robust materials are elegantly combined
School desks might seem like a common commodity in the West, but many children in India have to go without, which can result in bad posture, damaged eyesight, and even poor handwriting. To help deal with
Iron Man, step aside - there’s a new superhuman in town. Dock workers in South Korea recently received a set of robotic exoskeleton suits that enable them to lift heavy equipment without breaking a
The Tiny House Family recently went on Anderson Cooper. As you can see, the actual-size outline of their home in black is even smaller than the show's stage! INHABITAT: Can you tell us a little bit about
A poor giraffe was killed after striking its head on a freeway overpass while being transported in an open container down a South African highway. The animal’s owner was moving two giraffes in Pretoria,
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