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Spread Holiday Joy With a Handmade Felt-Flower Brooch (DIY Tutorial)

Spread Holiday Joy With a Handmade Felt-Flower Brooch (DIY Tutorial)

This do-it-yourself ribbon brooch will only take 20 minutes to make!  Handmade goodness fills any gift recipient up with joy, and with found materials you can create this gorgeous, unique flower brooch

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Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Handmade Gifts

Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Handmade Gifts

Whether you make a gift yourself or purchase someone else's handiwork, handcrafted items always make for more meaningful presents than something that rolled off an assembly line. From coasters cleverly

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Arkus’ Green-Walled Eco Office is a Flexible Workspace that Blends Into its Surroundings

Arkus’ Green-Walled Eco Office is a Flexible Workspace that Blends Into its Surroundings

Arkus were approached to design a flexible office space that can easily be reconfigured, so they developed an floor plan of 4 expandable blocks divided by “green” entrance service cores. A

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An Incredible Crop of Living Green Offices Springs Up in Downtown Denver

An Incredible Crop of Living Green Offices Springs Up in Downtown Denver

The spaces range from an executive office and conference room to a break room and cubicle space complete with filing cabinets. The foliage-covered offices are located in Denver's 16th Street business

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Elithis Tower: The World’s First Energy Positive Office Building

Elithis Tower: The World’s First Energy Positive Office Building

The tower, which was originally a theoretical challenge initiated by Thierry Bievre, General Director of Elithis Engineering, is made of wood and recycled insulation. Elithis Tower also houses 330 rooftop

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Minneapolis Grain Exchange Renovated Into CoCo Collaborative Office

Minneapolis Grain Exchange Renovated Into CoCo Collaborative Office

For a reasonable monthly fee, an individual or a group can rent office space in either of the CoCo offices. Renters enjoy a slew of perks, like a PO box, storage space, access to bike and car rentals,

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California Builder Transforms Backyard Into Shipping Container Work Space

California Builder Transforms Backyard Into Shipping Container Work Space

Schoup brought in two shipping containers and arranged them together in an L-shape to create a permeable courtyard which opened the house up to the surrounding views and the sun. He and his wife planted a

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Old Garage Transformed into a Cool Co-op Office In Central Madrid

Old Garage Transformed into a Cool Co-op Office In Central Madrid

The former garage situated between the two main train stations in Madrid fell into disrepair and was basically untouched since the 1940's. Officials of The Hub and ch + qs architects saw that it was still

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Incredible Rock Office is Built From the Ground Up With Simple Stones

Incredible Rock Office is Built From the Ground Up With Simple Stones

Rock Office is a unique structure that sits on a precarious piece of land in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Commissioned as an architecture and construction office with an included gallery, the

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Historic Goods Shed Revamped into a Vibrant Warehouse Workplace

Historic Goods Shed Revamped into a Vibrant Warehouse Workplace

The clients, VicUrban and Building Commission & Plumbing Industry Commission (BC/PIC) are both known for their commitment to the environment, so they wanted their new workplaces to walk that walk that

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10 Tech Tips for a Green and Healthy Workplace

10 Tech Tips for a Green and Healthy Workplace

Looking to make your office even greener and healthier in 2011? It's been well documented that healthy, enjoyable workplaces make for happier and more productive employees -- so check out our ten tips on

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Chic Dry Erase Boards Made From Recycled Materials

Chic Dry Erase Boards Made From Recycled Materials

Belgrave Trust offers a cool line of dry erase boards with a light environmental footprint - carbon offsets are automatically incorporated into the price of each item. To top it all off, each board is

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How Paying Employees to Volunteer Can Reap Rewards All Around

How Paying Employees to Volunteer Can Reap Rewards All Around

Even during times where money is tight, according to a 2006 survey of 1,800 13-to-25-year-olds, 79 percent would rather work for a company that cares about how it affects and contributes to society (Wall

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How Paying Your Employees to Volunteer Can Reap You Rewards

How Paying Your Employees to Volunteer Can Reap You Rewards

When you think about what kinds of things attract great employees to your company, competitive salaries and a generous benefits package are probably the first thing that come to mind. But did you know

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Green-Roofed Port of Portland Headquarters Aims for LEED Gold

Green-Roofed Port of Portland Headquarters Aims for LEED Gold

Image © Bruce Forster Photography The 10-story building was inspired by the form of an airplane hull, and it sits right in front of the PDX main terminal on top of a new parking structure. The

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Inkless PrePeat Printer Lets You Undo Print Jobs

Inkless PrePeat Printer Lets You Undo Print Jobs

Inkless printers? Those are so last year. How about a printer that uses no toner but also lets you “erase” pages you’ve printer and reuse the paper?! That’s what the PrePeat by

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6 Eco Offices That Beat Your Cubicle Any Day

6 Eco Offices That Beat Your Cubicle Any Day

VIBRANT BELGIAN ECO OFFICE IS GREEN OUTSIDE AND IN This colorful workplace is so creative that you might never guess that it's home to Infrax, a Belgian utility provider. And it isn't just green on

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Buzzibooth is a Privacy Booth Made From Recycled PET Felt

Buzzibooth is a Privacy Booth Made From Recycled PET Felt

Open-concept offices be damned. Sometimes you just want to make a phone call without making the entire accounting department aware of your urinary incontinence issues. Here to save the day (and your face)

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Le Galilée Green Office is a Sweeping Wood-Clad Wonder

Le Galilée Green Office is a Sweeping Wood-Clad Wonder

Le Gallilée consists of two offices measuring 5,000 square meters and 5,500 square meters, for a combined total space of 10,500 square meters. A sinuous strip of concrete links the two streamlined

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Tech to Help You Work Smarter and Greener

Tech to Help You Work Smarter and Greener

Most offices are situated far away from the great outdoors, but just because you're cooped up in a cubicle doesn't mean you have to have to set environmental concerns aside! There's a great assortment of

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The UK’s First BREEAM Outstanding Office Tower Rises in London

The UK’s First BREEAM Outstanding Office Tower Rises in London

BREEAM, Europe’s leading green building rating system, has just given the new PriceWaterhouseCooper office tower its highest rating of “outstanding”. This is a first for an office building this size

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NL Architects Unveils Ascending Green-Roofed Staircase Office

NL Architects Unveils Ascending Green-Roofed Staircase Office

NL Architects recently unveiled a beautiful green-roofed office complex for the Welfare Department and Work Agency of the City of Groningen in the Netherlands. Featuring ample amounts of daylight, large

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Inhabitat Tours Manhattan’s New Green Spaces Office Lofts

Inhabitat Tours Manhattan’s New Green Spaces Office Lofts

Yuka Yoneda and Emma Grady of Treehugger Green-powered productivity, eco-minded collaboration, and a beautiful, open space to do it all in? That's exactly what Green Spaces, the company that pioneered

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Workspace of the Future: Cambridge’s Creative Exchange

Workspace of the Future: Cambridge’s Creative Exchange

These days cubicles are so passé, and we're starting to seem some inspired green workplaces that encourage creativity and interaction. 5th Studio in Cambridge has designed and built the Creative

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GREEN GIFT GUIDE: Make Your Own DIY Gifts

GREEN GIFT GUIDE: Make Your Own DIY Gifts

Homemade gifts are always cherished and add a personal touch to the season of giving. They're also easy on the pocketbook, and we know that will appeal to lots of you out there in these tough economic

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HOW TO: Green Your Work Place

HOW TO: Green Your Work Place

Its 9am on a Wednesday morning and you find yourself preparing for your day with a cup of coffee in hand and your daily Inhabitat Digest open on your desktop. But today is no ordinary day. Today when

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