5 Clever Ways To Maximize Natural Light in Your Kitchen

May 13, 2020 by  
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The kitchen often gets more use than any other room … The post 5 Clever Ways To Maximize Natural Light in Your Kitchen appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Make a Living Wreath From an Old Hamster Wheel

June 10, 2013 by  
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Old pet supplies can be tricky to reuse, but that didn’t stop DIY maven Amy Renea from dreaming up something fabulous. In this clever project, the crafty blogger transformed an old metal hamster wheel into an intricate living succulent wreath…

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INTERVIEW: We Talk With Prefab Home Architect Toby Long

October 6, 2012 by  
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We at Inhabitat are bona fide prefab lovers. And while we tout the benefits of the prefab process every day, it’s also important to step back and examine the potential of the prefab market, its opportunities, and how it can be maximized to produce even more sustainable, affordable, and high-quality structures. Toby Long, of CleverHomes , has been one of prefab’s pioneers with the MiniHome and NowHouse . I had a chance to sit down with him and discuss the prefab “movement,” and how he sees it maturing in the future. Read the rest of INTERVIEW: We Talk With Prefab Home Architect Toby Long Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Clever Homes , CleverHomes , eco design , geen home , green building San Francisco , Green Community building , green design , heron’s head park , Interview with Toby Long , LEJ , Literacy for Environmental Justice , Living Classroom , Prefab Architect , prefab architecture , prefab home , sustainable design , Toby Long , Toby Long AIA

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Disguise Your iPad as a Book With This Clever and Ironic Cover

April 27, 2011 by  
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Can you tell which one is an iPad? Disguising your iPad as an old fashioned book may strike you as a bit ironic, but when you think about it, it makes perfect sense.

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New Starbucks Trenta Cup Bigger Than Human Stomach

January 18, 2011 by  
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Canada’s National Post has a great infographics department , and comes up with this clever comparison of an average human stomach to Starbuck’s new 916 millilitre Trenta Cup, that is creeping up on the Big Slurpee. (1.18 litre). …

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Supertramp: Microsized Mobile Living Concept

July 9, 2010 by  
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All images by Jim Rokos via designboom Lehman B is a “do-tank” (which I assume is a think-tank with tools) “based on the belief that the best way to explore and embrace the opportunities the future holds is by living them and doing them.” This bike-as-camper, called Supertramp, “explores the practicality of microsized living and downshifting as urban “flowmads” (another clever invention) take to the streets.” … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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27 Tips For Keeping Cool From Planet Green

July 9, 2010 by  
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Photo Credit Sean McGrath When it comes to green living, Planet Green is the go-to for how-to, and has been beating to death the subject of beating the heat. We round up a few cool thoughts: Should We Declare Heat Days Like We Declare Snow Days? People have lived without air conditioning in hot places for thousands of years by adapting themselves to the heat–remember that the widespread air conditioning use has only become the norm in…

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Clever Bird Feeder Fights Crime

February 22, 2010 by  
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Photo via Gizmodo , credit North News & Pictures Ltd. Retired police officer Bill Angus had a smart idea for his latest craft

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Old Keyboards Find New Life As Upcycled Keyboard Purses

February 11, 2010 by  
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Image via Neatorama There seems to be no end to the clever things you can create from old computer parts or peripheral components. And that goes for fashion accessories. We’ve seen rings and earrings made from computer keyboard keys, but…a whole purse?

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Arc’teryx Unwiling to Use Recycled Materials

February 11, 2010 by  
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Photos: Arc’teryx In traipsing around outdoor clothing and equipment websites the past few months it’s been heartwarming to see so many companies striving to reduce their impact on the environment which ultimately is their customer’s playground. So it was a bit of jolt to find the following statement, from Canada’s premier and highly creative outdoor gear dynamo, Arc’teryx Arc’teryx believes in integrity and responsibility

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