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Sandwichbike is a Flat Pack Wooden Bicycle You Can Assemble in Less Than an Hour

Sandwichbike is a Flat Pack Wooden Bicycle You Can Assemble in Less Than an Hour

If you've ever dreamed of building your own bike but don't have any experience, you may want to check out the Pedalfactory's Sandwichbike. Inspired by flat pack furniture, this wooden bike is shipped in a

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EcoSystems Designs Flat-Pack Modos Furniture Made from Sustainably Harvested Plywood

EcoSystems Designs Flat-Pack Modos Furniture Made from Sustainably Harvested Plywood

We love the concept behind flat-pack furniture, but are sometimes let down by poor build quality or difficult assembly. Brooklyn-based designers EcoSystems understands this frustration, which is why

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Bloc10: Unique Prefab Condos Showcase Sustainably Sourced Wood in Winnipeg

Bloc10: Unique Prefab Condos Showcase Sustainably Sourced Wood in Winnipeg

Bloc10 is a condominium project that was designed by 5468796 Architecture for Green Seed Developments. The project sits on a site formerly occupied by a gas station in Winnipeg’s River Heights

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Nic Parnell Transforms Reclaimed Wood Into Beautiful Eco Furniture

Nic Parnell Transforms Reclaimed Wood Into Beautiful Eco Furniture

Designer Nic Parnell's work explores methods of finding new value in neglected wood by altering its aesthetic and surface. Nic only works with found or reclaimed wood. He also works alongside tree

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Middlebury College’s Self-Reliance Solar Decathlon House Wins Communications Contest!

Middlebury College’s Self-Reliance Solar Decathlon House Wins Communications Contest!

The familiar shape of Middlebury's home was inspired by New England farmhouses that are ubiquitous throughout the school's home state of Vermont. The gable shape looks decidedly traditional, but the

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Plan B Arquitectos’ Casa en Río Cedro is an Open Air Delight in Colombia

Plan B Arquitectos’ Casa en Río Cedro is an Open Air Delight in Colombia

The surrounding area has been ravaged by extensive deforestation of the native forest for livestock grazing and timbers. To avoid using wood from these locations, the team sourced certified wood and pine

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Off-Grid Hardanger Retreat Built From On Site Wood Dramatically Overlooks Norwegian Fjord

Off-Grid Hardanger Retreat Built From On Site Wood Dramatically Overlooks Norwegian Fjord

Hardanger Retreat is a simple 15 sq meter room composed of glass and wood attached to a long open deck. Trees, felled on site to make way for the building, were conserved and milled to create planks to

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Modern, Green US-Canada Border Crossing by Julie Snow Architects

Modern, Green US-Canada Border Crossing by Julie Snow Architects

The border between Canada and the US in Minnesota is an expansive, open wetland bog and the Port of Entry is conceived as a specific response to all that vastness. The long, low volume reiterates the

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Incredible Yellow Treehouse Restaurant Rises Above New Zealand

Incredible Yellow Treehouse Restaurant Rises Above New Zealand

Located on the edge of a redwood forest with views over open meadows and streams, the treehouse restaurant is a magical integration of nature and function. Access to the pod is gained via a long low angle

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Striking Villanueva Library Has Walls Lined with Natural River Rocks

Striking Villanueva Library Has Walls Lined with Natural River Rocks

Completed in 2006, the library is composed of two different volumes made from two different materials. The main volume houses the actual library on the first floor and a theater, a children's library,

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Retro Magno Radios Made From Sustainably Harvested Wood

Retro Magno Radios Made From Sustainably Harvested Wood

While many our favorite music and radio programs now stream off the web, AM/FM radios still have a certain appeal for those who enjoy the retro vibe that these little boxes give off. Designed by Singgih

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New EvoWood Swiss Army Knives Made From Sustainable Walnut

New EvoWood Swiss Army Knives Made From Sustainable Walnut

As environmental advocates here at Inhabitat we're also big fans of the great outdoors, and every boy (or girl) scout worth their salt knows that the quintessential tool to wilderness survival is a

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Montara House Maximizes Sunlight on Foggy California Coast

Montara House Maximizes Sunlight on Foggy California Coast

The foggy Northern California coastline can sometimes put a damper on your spirit, but given the a chance to inhabit a house like the Montara House, you'd be sure to find a pick-me-up no matter what the

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Hut-Hut Modern “Rocking Horse” by Kalon Studios

Hut-Hut Modern “Rocking Horse” by Kalon Studios

If you want to hook your little one up with a rocking horse but worry that a colorful wooden pony won't exactly match the rest of the grown up decor in your living room, check out Hut Hut! Designed by

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BKLYN Designs Sneak Peek: Uhuru Designs

BKLYN Designs Sneak Peek: Uhuru Designs

Lots of up-and-coming and established designers will present new collections at BKLYN Designs this weekend, and we don’t want to miss a single, solitary piece of work—which is why we love getting an

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ONIGIRI HOUSE made entirely from cedar

ONIGIRI HOUSE made entirely from cedar

This beautiful Onigiri House was created by NKS Architects in Oita, Japan. Constructed entirely out of locally-sourced cedar, the wood-paneled wonder features a gorgeous light-laden interior that

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