Norman Foster reportedly selected to design new ‘Apple City’

December 7, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Sustainable Apple campus to incorporate renewable energy sources. After collecting land in Cupertino, which included 100 acres of land picked up from HP last month for $300 million, Apple has reportedly selected renowned British architect Norman Foster to design the company’s new campus.

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Apple’s New Headquarters Will Be Designed by Norman Foster

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Norman Foster’s carbon-neutral city Masdar, Abu Dhabi Apple prides itself upon innovative modern design, so it’s no wonder they’ve chosen a world-renowned architect to design their new headquarters in Cupertino, California. The company just announced that Inhabitat favorite Norman Foster will design a brand new eco-campus on 90 acres of land purchased from HP last month.

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Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Eco Friendly Gifts for Tots

December 7, 2010 by  
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You’ve been pretending to call Santa on the phone in front of your unruly toddler since October, but we all know whether your little one has been naughty or nice, that jolly old fella will still be landing his sleigh on your rooftop this holiday. That said, we’ve put together a list of sure to please green gifts for tots - because coal is just so passé. Your kids will be tearing into these colorful games , time-tested toys and beloved books with unbridled delight, and if you’re especially lucky, you may be gifted with a few hours of banner behavior from them! GREEN GIFTS FOR TOTS > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: baby deck chair from board games , barley and birch organic tees , boble tumbling elephant , celemntine art supplies , clementine natural art set , dr

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Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Eco Friendly Gifts for the Home

December 7, 2010 by  
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They say home is where the heart is, so this holiday season show your friends and family how much you love them by giving them eco-friendly presents for their pads . From pretty plates made from recycled window glass to speaker art made of vintage picture frames to a useful gadget that can save them energy and loot , browse through all of our sustainable picks. GREEN GIFTS FOR THE HOME > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco christmas , eco holiday , eco xmas , green christmas , green gift guide , green holiday , green holiday gift guide , green xmas

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“Pictures Without Ink” Create Tactile Graphics for the Blind

December 6, 2010 by  
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Architect Keith Carlson is currently working on “ Pictures Without Ink ,” a new method of creating tactile graphics for the blind through the use of rapid prototyping. He’s worked on his project for the past 6 years and it is now in the running to receive a grant of $25,000. Click here to see a video about the project and vote for it! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: graphics for the blind , keith carlson , pictures without ink , tactile graphics for the blind

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