New Origami Graffiti Art Might Be a Banksy Original!

March 26, 2012 by  
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Finding a new Banksy piece is like opening a long-awaited birthday present, so you can imagine our delight when we got wind that the world’s most beloved graffiti artist might be trying his hand at origami stencils ! Lonely Villein snapped these photographs of a crane with a goldfish in its mouth somewhere in the United Kingdom, and speculates that the urban artwork is a Banksy original. Is it is, then it’s definitely a departure from his usual style, and we absolutely love it! Read the rest of New Origami Graffiti Art Might Be a Banksy Original! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Art , Banksy , Chinese mythology , crane , eco design , goldfish , graffiti , green design , origami , Street art , sustainable design , UK

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2011 Curry Stone Design Prize Winners Announced

October 4, 2011 by  
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Image credit wikipedia The Curry Stone Design Prize was created to champion designers as a force for social change. Founded by architect Clifford Curry and Archaeologist/acitivist Delight Stone, it ” recognizes innovators who address critical issues involving clean air, food and water, shelter, health care, energy, education, social justice or peace. ” This year’s winners were announced this morning; Grand Prize of $ 100,000 goes to Hsieh Ying-Chun of Taiwan…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Hairy Crazy Ants Invade Southern US (Video)

October 4, 2011 by  
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So everybody’s talking about these ants that are actually called ‘Hairy Crazy Ants’ that are turning up in Mississippi, Florida, and other southern states. As their moniker would imply, they look hairier than other ants, at least from a distance, and they do indeed seem pretty lunatic. Watch the video above at about 0:35 to see what I mean. The strangest thing about the ants isn’t their speed or hairiness, however… … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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EXCLUSIVE PICS: Inside Hearst Tower, New York City’s First LEED Gold Skyscraper

April 30, 2011 by  
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While we write about innovative green buildings every day on Inhabitat, as New Yorkers , being located right in the heart of New York City affords us the opportunity to see firsthand many of the most impressive green buildings that have been popping up all around our fair city . The Hearst Tower by Foster + Partners has long been one of our favorites momuments to green design inspiration since it opened in 2006 — it was the city’s very first LEED-certified skyscraper . So you can imagine our delight when we were invited to take a private tour of the iconic Norman Foster building – hit the jump to browse through our exclusive photos and take your own insider tour through this beautiful green skyscraper.

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French Wine Vending Machines Could Be Coming to the US

September 20, 2010 by  
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You’ve got to love the French . Despite our country’s love for all things that come in vending machines — e.g. newspapers, DVDs, soft drinks and the list goes on — only the French could have conceived using these convenient little boxes to pump wine! In order to reduce the amount of glass and cardboard used to bottle and box the delight, French wine enthusiast Astrid Terzian came up with the idea of selling wine by volume.

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Eco Fireplaces Are a Hot Commodity for Green Homes

September 20, 2010 by  
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These eco-conscious fireplaces from EcoSmart Fire are a smart heating alternative fueled by bio ethanol, a renewable liquid fuel produced from agricultural by-products that burns clean — without smoke or harmful emissions. These gorgeous outdoor/indoor flames require no vents and need no installation. The unprecedented design flexibility makes EcoSmart Fires ideal for any home, apartment, condo, bar or restaurant

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Sunny Delight Goes Zero Waste

August 18, 2010 by  
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The Ohio-based juice maker also made strides in other 2011 environmental goals, Sunny Delight explained its 2009 Sustainability Report released this week, which spans several areas of its operation, including transportation and logistics, packaging, energy and water use, and waste.

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