Cut the beef — for health, for the environment and, er, for business?

September 14, 2016 by  
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A study by a consultant and the Kellogg School of Management finds that reducing beef consumption — and beef offerings at restaurants — benefits not only human health and efforts to stem climate change but profitability.

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Rug Your City wants to capture the spirit of modern cities in handmade textiles

August 19, 2015 by  
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Design firm Floorplan has launched Rug Your City , a Kickstarter project that wants to create handmade rugs inspired by modern cities. Inspired by classic Persian and Turkish storytelling rugs, Rug Your City seeks $12,000 to prototype a New York-inspired pilot collection that will include five pieces designed by two graphic designers, an architectural firm, an environmental consultant and a Brooklyn-based artist team. The designs will either be hand-woven (flat-weave) or hand-knotted (plush) and take four to nine months to produce. The handmade rugs would be created by skilled artisans from Indian, Pakistan, and/or Turkey. + Rug Your City Kickstarter 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!

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World’s first glass sky pool will be suspended 115 feet in the air

August 19, 2015 by  
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Want a rush of adrenaline with your morning swim? Ballymore developers have unveiled an amazing transparent “sky pool” that’ll make swimmers feel like they’re floating through the air in London. Described as the first of its kind in the world, the daring sky pool will be suspended 10-stories high between two apartment buildings in the Embassy Gardens development. The 82-foot-long swimming pool will be enclosed with 8-inch-thick glass to give swimmers an unrivaled view of the streets of London 115 feet down below. Read the rest of World’s first glass sky pool will be suspended 115 feet in the air

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The sustainability consultant and the CEO

January 10, 2013 by  
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Can our sustainability consultant connect with the company's top executive? Or is he waiting for Godot?

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