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Urban Woods: Parasitic Wooden Exoskeleton in Osaka Will Soon Be Covered In Ivy

Urban Woods: Parasitic Wooden Exoskeleton in Osaka Will Soon Be Covered In Ivy

The goal of the renovation was to reintroduce the concept of nature alongside a wide and very busy street. Additionally, the clients hoped to improve the commercial appeal of the building through a more

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SF Artist Jay Nelson Hacks Vehicles Into Incredible Faceted Mobile Homes

SF Artist Jay Nelson Hacks Vehicles Into Incredible Faceted Mobile Homes

Nelson, who is originally from Southern California, studied painting and drawing at both Bard and CCA. His work draws upon his love of surfing, the beach and experiences he had as a child helping his

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3,000 Brick Castle Made Entirely From Human Hair!

3,000 Brick Castle Made Entirely From Human Hair!

Lately we've seen designers utilize human hair in an incredible range of applications - from sunglasses for the masses to dresses for Lady Gaga, product packaging, and woven mats that keep weeds from

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Amazing San Francisco Victorian Renovation Marries the Old With Sustainable Modern

Amazing San Francisco Victorian Renovation Marries the Old With Sustainable Modern

Built in the 1880's the original 3-story home was by itself on top of a hill. Over the years, as roads changed and more houses were built, the original home was extended through a series of unorganized

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Super Futuristic Noain City Hall is a Plant-Covered Building That Boasts Passive Energy Saving Systems

Super Futuristic Noain City Hall is a Plant-Covered Building That Boasts Passive Energy Saving Systems

Since energy conservation is the theme and focus of the building, almost every aspect of the design reflects this. The first step that Zon-e took to conserve energy was to maximize the usage of natural

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Marco Sweston’s Touch Effect Concept Is Made of Synthetic Muscle and Bone

Marco Sweston’s Touch Effect Concept Is Made of Synthetic Muscle and Bone

What will we all do for fun in the future when we're bored with all the digital thrills we have sought indoors? Designer Marco Sweston has the answer: a track racer built from synthetic bone, muscle, and

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Artist Uses 15,000 English Crumpets to Create Ridiculous Pippa Middleton Portrait

Artist Uses 15,000 English Crumpets to Create Ridiculous Pippa Middleton Portrait

We're not sure where to start with this one. The egregious waste of food? The waste of labor? Or the bizarre idolization of Pippa Middleton? Artist Laura Hadland recently created massive portrait of the

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Manhattan Beach Post Office Transformed Into Hip New LA Restaurant

Manhattan Beach Post Office Transformed Into Hip New LA Restaurant

With the aim of creating a nostalgic throwback, as well as a place where local residents would want to come and hang out, the firm and restaurant's owners set out to create a space with a uniquely local

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New Printable Cling-Film Solar Cells are Cheap and Easy to Produce

New Printable Cling-Film Solar Cells are Cheap and Easy to Produce

Researchers in the UK have discovered a new process that could create inexpensive, mass-produced solar devices by printing a thin layer of plastic polymer photovoltaic cells over a cling-like film. The

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Spherical iGuzzini Headquarters Shaded by a Massive Prismatic Fabric Screen

Spherical iGuzzini Headquarters Shaded by a Massive Prismatic Fabric Screen

Photo by Adrià Goula Construction on the 9,000 sq m office space began in 2008 and it is now getting close to completion. A large underground space provides for storage, parking, a showroom, an

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Airbus Unveils Incredible Design for a Transparent Plane

Airbus Unveils Incredible Design for a Transparent Plane

If you're a jet-setter who feels that air travel has lost some of its luster, then put your seat back in its upright position and get ready for a thrilling ride. Aerospace company Airbus has just

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Lacy Inflatable Mobile Pavilion Pops Up Like A Circus Tent for Mobilizarte in Brazil

Lacy Inflatable Mobile Pavilion Pops Up Like A Circus Tent for Mobilizarte in Brazil

Mobile Cultural Mobilizarte is an ephemeral and itinerant pavilion made up of three elements, all which pack neatly into containers for shipment. A set of scaffolding towers, which are easily assembled,

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Velux Sunlighthouse is Austria’s First Net-Zero Energy and Carbon House

Velux Sunlighthouse is Austria’s First Net-Zero Energy and Carbon House

The home's long skinny lot, with partial shading and awkward orientation prevented the architects from achieving the aggressive Passivhaus standards. Instead they maximized the solar potential as well as

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Grit Tank’s Eco-Lighting Installation Curves Through a Milwaukee Coffee Shop

Grit Tank’s Eco-Lighting Installation Curves Through a Milwaukee Coffee Shop

Amidst hissing espresso machines and the daily bustle of a Wisconsin coffee shop, student design firm “Grit Tank’s” breathtaking installation “Double Overhead” winds through

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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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Eton’s Soulra XL Solar Powered iPod Dock is Ready to Pre-order for Summer Beach Fun

Eton’s Soulra XL Solar Powered iPod Dock is Ready to Pre-order for Summer Beach Fun

With picnic weather finally arriving, and beach weather looming, Eton has made their new solar powered boombox available for pre-order.  With the Soulra XL, you can share your iPod tunes with your beach

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QTvan: World’s Smallest And Greenest Caravan Makes A Mean Cup Of Tea

QTvan: World’s Smallest And Greenest Caravan Makes A Mean Cup Of Tea

ETA and Yannick Read teamed up to design the one-man caravan because they felt there was a gap in the market for those who drove mobility scooters. If your mobility scooter breaks down, your options are

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Kate Middleton’s Wedding Ring Made from Repurposed Welsh Gold

Kate Middleton’s Wedding Ring Made from Repurposed Welsh Gold

Even though the royal wedding has passed, there's still a lot of buzz going around over the ceremony and dress - but what about that eco-fabulous ring? Designed by Wartski, a Welsh family-run jewelry

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Kate Middleton’s Royal Wedding Dress by Alexander McQueen’s Sarah Burton Features Handcrafted Details

Kate Middleton’s Royal Wedding Dress by Alexander McQueen’s Sarah Burton Features Handcrafted Details

Everyone's favorite new princess Kate Middleton made fashion history Friday morning when she donned a ravishing ivory wedding gown for her royal marriage to Prince William. BBC confirmed that the dress

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The Carbon Footprint of the Royal Wedding Equal to 6,765 Tons of CO2

The Carbon Footprint of the Royal Wedding Equal to 6,765 Tons of CO2

Almost two billion people around the world tuned into see Prince William marry Kate Middleton. It is no surprise that hysteria surrounding the event reached epic proportions as every detail of the big day

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LAST CHANCE: Enter Our Earth Week Giveaway to Win Over $1000 of Cool Green Products!

LAST CHANCE: Enter Our Earth Week Giveaway to Win Over $1000 of Cool Green Products!

LAST CHANCE TO WIN SOME AMAZING CRADLE TO CRADLE PRODUCTS - we're giving away over $1000 worth of eco-friendly prizes! In honor of Earth Week, last week we teamed up with eco design partnership MBDC to

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Enter to Win a Cozy Eco-Wise Wool Pendelton Throw (Worth $98)!

Enter to Win a Cozy Eco-Wise Wool Pendelton Throw (Worth $98)!

HAPPY EARTH WEEK INHABITAT READERS! Yesterday we launched the first of our four fabulous Earth Week Giveaways with a fantastic cleaning bundle from Method and Casabella. To celebrate this Earth Tuesday

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Enter Our Earth Week Giveaway to Win Cool Cradle to Cradle Eco-Prizes!

Enter Our Earth Week Giveaway to Win Cool Cradle to Cradle Eco-Prizes!

Make Earth Week a win for both you and the planet! Today is the first day of Earth Week, and to get the celebration going, we're teaming up with MBDC to hook some very lucky readers up with some really

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Enter Our Earth Week Giveaway to Win Some Amazing Cradle to Cradle Eco-Prizes!

Enter Our Earth Week Giveaway to Win Some Amazing Cradle to Cradle Eco-Prizes!

CELEBRATE EARTH WEEK WITH US! In celebration of Earth Week we've teamed up with MBDC to give four lucky winners some fabulous Cradle to Cradle certified prizes! Starting Monday we'll be rolling out

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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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ReWalk Robotic Exoskeleton Gives Paraplegics the Ability to Walk

ReWalk Robotic Exoskeleton Gives Paraplegics the Ability to Walk

Amit Goffer, the founder of Argo Medical Technologies, recently unveiled a revolutionary exoskeleton that enables paraplegics to stand, walk, and even climb stairs. The bionic device, called ReWalk, is a

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Abandoned Skyscraper in Venezuela is the World’s Tallest Shanty Town

Abandoned Skyscraper in Venezuela is the World’s Tallest Shanty Town

Pressure for housing in the city was not being met by the private sector for fear of properties becoming seized by the government. The government has not kept with demand for housing so the abandoned

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Eye-Popping ‘Green’ O-14 Skyscraper Nears Completion in Dubai

Eye-Popping ‘Green’ O-14 Skyscraper Nears Completion in Dubai

We originally showcased plans for this striking O-14 tower in Dubai back in 2007, and now the beautiful latticed building is finally nearing completion. Designed by Jesse Resiser and Nanoko Umemoto of RUR

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