Interactive sculptural Etazin lounge chairs embrace a comfy hammock character

January 9, 2015 by  
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Designer Kate Brown designed Etazin , a series of sculptural and interactive outdoor lounge chairs that turn a full 360 degrees to take advantage of surrounding views. Inspired by the Asian moon gate garden elements, the modern lounge chairs are made of steel and are approximately eight-and-a-half feet tall and wide. The striking art piece come in either a square or circle version, and is coated with a high-grade polyurethane to protect against rusting. + Etazin The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Etazin , Kate Brown , Lounge Chair , moon gate , outdoor lounge chair , reader submitted content

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Denmark sets a new world record in for wind power generation in 2014

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Denmark now gets 39 percent of its electricity needs from wind power , setting a world record and telling the globe that no matter what the naysayers think, they intend to plow forward . In an article for The Local Denmark , Denmark Climate Minister Rasmus Helveg Petersen says, “We will definitely hit our 2020 goals. We have set a one-of-a-kind world record. And it shows that we can reach our ultimate goal, namely to stop global warming.” The Danish government has set a goal of having half of all their electricity provided by the wind in 2020 and banning the use of coal entirely in 10 years. Read the rest of Denmark sets a new world record in for wind power generation in 2014 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “wind power” , coal power , Denmark , denmark wind mills , denmark wind power , denmark wind turbines , denmark world record wind , natural gas , renewable energy , wind turbines , world record wind

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Canada refuses to protect 76 endangered species

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Canada has chosen to reject  an agreement to protect 76 endangered plant and animal species from international trade. Documents recently released from the 2013 Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species ( CITES ) show that Canada is the first nation to opt out of the proposed protections. Read the rest of Canada refuses to protect 76 endangered species Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Animals , canada , CITES , Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species , endangered , endangered species , international trade , international treaty , laws , legislation , plants , protection

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