The Ienami Bonkei Planter is a Green-Roofed Cityscape for Your Desk

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For those trapped in an office who yearn to gaze upon a bucolic landscape , the Ienami Bonkei Planter by Japanese designer Chiaki Murata is the perfect desk accessory. Bonkei is the art of creating natural scenes in trays through the use of plants, rocks, and miniature figures. It’s meant to evoke serene contemplation, and there may be no other place better suited for a little relaxation than a cubicle or workspace. Read the rest of The Ienami Bonkei Planter is a Green-Roofed Cityscape for Your Desk Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bonkei , chiaki murata , cubicle , desk planter , desktop accessory , generate , Metaphys , miniature figures , miniature landscape , modular planter , workspace        

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Studio RMA’s Hi’ilani EcoHouse is America’s First Carbon-Neutral Concrete Structure, and it’s Volcano-Adjacent!

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WXY+West 8 Team Shortlisted for Rebuild by Design Competition Aimed at Designing Resilient Coastal Communities

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The WXY + West 8 team has been selected as one of ten teams to be shortlisted for the Rebuild by Design competition, which is centered around building resiliency around US coasts to withstand severe weather events like Hurricane Sandy. The competition is sponsored by the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force and will unfold in several phases, ending with the actual implementation of selected solutions using Federal Disaster Recovery Funds. The WXY + West 8 team will seek to address the enormous challenges presented by climate change and increasingly common extreme weather events. Read the rest of WXY+West 8 Team Shortlisted for Rebuild by Design Competition Aimed at Designing Resilient Coastal Communities Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: coastal engieering , dutch design , ecological and waterbody networkds , extreme weather events , federal disaster recovery funds , hud secretary , Hurricane Sandy , hurricane sandy rebuilding task force , infrastructure design , integrating infrastructure with public spaces , landscape infrastructure , protecting US coastlines from extreme weather events , rebuild by design competition , shaun donovan , Urban design , west 8 , wxy        

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Help Kickstart Visionnaire To Bring Timeless Fountain Pen Design to the Digital Age

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