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“Levitating” Red MIELE Lightbox Pavilion Pops up in Chile

“Levitating” Red MIELE Lightbox Pavilion Pops up in Chile

Like so many of their projects, MIELE wanted the pavilion to depict the company's overarching aim to design stoves, washing machines and other appliances that are not only energy efficient, but also

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Supersudaka’s Kiltro House is a Resilient Locally-Sourced Home in Chile

Supersudaka’s Kiltro House is a Resilient Locally-Sourced Home in Chile

In Chile, mixed-breed dogs are called Kiltro, and these resilient animals are known to be survivors. Taking its name from these dogs, the Kiltro House was built under challenging conditions including a

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Minga Verde is a Spectacular Sustainable Shelter Set in the Foothills of Chile

Minga Verde is a Spectacular Sustainable Shelter Set in the Foothills of Chile

A young couple had a dream of owning a space where they could invite both their family and friends during holidays away from Santiago, Chile. Working with a team of architects, they built Minga Verde, a

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Beautiful Solar-Powered Y-House Perches on Stilts Overlooking the Chilean Coast

Beautiful Solar-Powered Y-House Perches on Stilts Overlooking the Chilean Coast

While the sun isn't great for keeping a beach-home cool, it is a superb source of renewable energy. Plus Arquitectura played to the site's strengths by incorporating solar panels onto the Y-shaped roof,

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Low Impact Apollo 11 House Lands Silently In the Forest As A Quiet Observer

Low Impact Apollo 11 House Lands Silently In the Forest As A Quiet Observer

The home is organized on two levels with 6 x 9 meter floors, each 6 meters high. This rectangular shape was inspired by Japanese architecture and based on the theory that rectangles are the only element

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OutsideIN House Uses Passive Solar Elements and Wind to Heat and Cool

OutsideIN House Uses Passive Solar Elements and Wind to Heat and Cool

Vuilleumier’s goal was to harness the natural forces in the Natales region, and have the OutsideIN home harmonize, rather than work against them. The sloped roof was created in response to the strong

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5 Gyres Update: The Finale of Our Oceanic Plastic Research Expedition

5 Gyres Update: The Finale of Our Oceanic Plastic Research Expedition

My journey on the Sea Dragon with the 5 Gyres crew — sponsored by Electrolux — has finally come to a close, and I am back home safe and sound.

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5 Gyres Report: Sampling Chilean Water for Plastic Pollution

5 Gyres Report: Sampling Chilean Water for Plastic Pollution

Our plastic research expedition -- and my trip sponsored by Electrolux -- has made its way north to the top of the Chilean fjords and we were just anchored safely in the Caleta Lamento del Indio, waiting

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5 Gyres Journey Update: Inhabitat’s Brit Liggett Reports from the Sea Dragon

5 Gyres Journey Update: Inhabitat’s Brit Liggett Reports from the Sea Dragon

Our search for plastic pollution in the Chilean fjords continues. The Sea Dragon and its crew -- including yours truly, thanks to a sponsorship from Electrolux -- have been toughing out some pretty

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Inhabitat’s Brit Liggett Reports from the South Sea on the Search for Plastic Pollution

Inhabitat’s Brit Liggett Reports from the South Sea on the Search for Plastic Pollution

Hello from Chile! Our plastic research expedition with the 5 Gyres Project has set sail in the Beagle Channel and is just coming up on the Magellan Strait. I've been chatting more with Anna Rotander, our

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Inhabitat Sails The South Seas To Look For For Ocean Garbage – With 5 Gyres Project!

Inhabitat Sails The South Seas To Look For For Ocean Garbage – With 5 Gyres Project!

My trip was off to a rocky start but I've arrived in Puerto Williams, Chile and spent my first night on the Sea Dragon (our ship) last night. After the long haul from New York City to the southernmost

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Inhabitat Sets Sail With the 5 Gyres Project to Explore Plastic Pollution in Chile

Inhabitat Sets Sail With the 5 Gyres Project to Explore Plastic Pollution in Chile

Hello from south of the Equator! I'm excited to announce that I've been chosen to be a crew member on the latest 5 Gyres mission, which will study plastic pollution (like the debris in Punta Arenas, Chile

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Artist Don Lucho Creates a Familiar World Out of Recycled Cardboard

Artist Don Lucho Creates a Familiar World Out of Recycled Cardboard

We’ve reported on cardboard high chairs, cardboard houses and cardboard coffins, but never have we seen cardboard applied on such an impressive and artful scale. Artist Don Lucho is taking this

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South America’s Tallest Building Set to Open in 2012!

South America’s Tallest Building Set to Open in 2012!

The Costanera Center in Santiago, Chile which will include the tallest building in South America has been on the boards for some time, and an opening date of 2012 has finally been announced! Located in

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Architects Tell Californians to Brace for the Next Big Earthquake

Architects Tell Californians to Brace for the Next Big Earthquake

The US Geological Survey has said that California has a 99.7% chance of having a magnitude 6.7 earthquake -- or bigger -- in the next three decades. University of California, Berkeley Professor and former

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Chile Earthquake May Have Shifted Earth’s Axis, Shortened Days

Chile Earthquake May Have Shifted Earth’s Axis, Shortened Days

Photo via Inquisitr In addition to causing widespread death and destruction, last week's devastating earthquake in Chile may have shifted the Earth's axis permanently and created shorter days,

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How Good Design and Building Codes Saved Lives During Chile’s Earthquake

How Good Design and Building Codes Saved Lives During Chile’s Earthquake

This past Saturday, the world awoke to yet another horrific natural disaster, an 8.8 magnitude earthquake right off the coast of Chile near Concepcion. It's only been 2 days since the deadly quake and the

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Google Launches Person Finder for Chile Earthquake Victims

Google Launches Person Finder for Chile Earthquake Victims

Looking for friends and relatives who were affected by the recent 8.8 magnitude mega-quake in Chile? Google can help. The Internet search giant launched its Person Finder for the Chile earthquake over the

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Modern Manifesto House Made From Wood Pallets and Shipping Containers

Modern Manifesto House Made From Wood Pallets and Shipping Containers

While not totally prefabricated, the Manifesto House by Infiniski utilizes pre-made materials like shipping containers and wooden pallets to create a totally rad modern house. Infiniski's mission is to

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Renovated Beach House Gets Ventilated Wood Skin

Renovated Beach House Gets Ventilated Wood Skin

Home renovations and upgrades typically involve painting the house, re-tiling the bathroom floor or converting the garage into a room for Grandma. But when presented with the opportunity to re-vamp an

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PREFAB FRIDAY: La Reserva by Sebastián Irarrázaval

PREFAB FRIDAY: La Reserva by Sebastián Irarrázaval

This stunning prefab in Colina, Chile, is the work of Santiago-based architect Sebastián Irarrázaval. Despite its unique form, it is not meant as a custom design but rather a housing solution that can

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Coastal Fog Tower Harvests Chilean Mist

Coastal Fog Tower Harvests Chilean Mist

In the spirit of Daekwon Parks' stunning sustainable Symbiotic Superstructure, we're continuing coverage of the eVolo Skyscraper Design Competition with another incredible entry. This dispatch from the

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PREFAB FRIDAY: F3 Arquitectos’ Minga

PREFAB FRIDAY: F3 Arquitectos’ Minga

Our highly scientific reader survey revealed that you want to see more flying houses! So here you go - and as a bonus, we'll throw in some heavy machinery. It is this very image of prefab that many of us

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