Container homes are popping up all over the place, but not many multi-unit developments have been built from containers. This proposed 200-unit apartment complex, designed by San Francisco-based Group 41
Why does NYC send easily recyclable PET plastic containers to landfill?
New York City recycles plastic - or so I thought! For the last several years I have been carefully scrubbing all plastic number 1
Earth Hour is a worldwide event that encourages individuals to unite in the fight against global warming by turning off their lights and spending sixty minutes outside with friends and family. Over the
The model train is officially hip and eco-friendly. No, really! Leaving the realm of your Dad's garage behind, one geek-ily cute metropolis has found a home at the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers.
We eco-enthusiasts will soon have a new eco-paradise island to escape to! Bonaire, a part of the Netherlands Antilles, will be the first island in the Caribbean with a 100% sustainable energy supply. In
Part of the fun of following future-forward design is tracking the trends of each year and seeing how they inform future developments. With this in mind, we'd like to cast our projections for the coming
We love the holidays for their wealth of wonderful traditions and decor designed to spread cheer, however we can't help but feel sorry for all of those living christmas trees that are abandoned after the
Papal social policy is not typically characterized as progressive. Flying in the face of this perception, Vatican City has just installed 2,400 photovoltaic solar panels on the 5,000 square meter roof of
As the holidays approach, we could all use a little help picking out the items that won't get thrown into the back of the closet. And She-bible clothing, currently sold in the new Inhabitat Shop, could
This Holiday Season you can save a tree (and a box) with a fun, enviro-friendly Cardboard Christmas Tree! With Christmas quickly approaching, many of us would like to engage in the holiday cheer without
Today San Francisco's Board of Supervisors is meeting to review plans that would combat congested roadways by instituting the United States' first traffic toll. A congestion pricing plan would most likely
Timbuk2 built its base among the bike messenger set, where their bags are revered for their tough-as-nails construction, cycle-friendly ergonomics, and and on-the-go ease of use. We're excited to announce
San Francisco residents looking to deck their halls with green holiday decor will be excited to hear that for a limited time the SF Environment Department is teaming up with Friends of the Urban Forest to
Recently New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed that NYC begin charging shoppers 6 cents for each plastic bag issued at the register. The policy is the latest attempt by the city to go green and reduce
As in her work on the Vietnam War Memorial so many years ago, the contemporary pieces of artist Maya Lin hit the emotional nail right on the head. In her exhibition Systematic Landscapes, which is showing