Desert Cities: a sustainable way to live in the Middle East

December 4, 2014 by  
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Rammed Earth Desert Courtyard House Built From the Ground Upon Which it Sits in Arizona

August 18, 2014 by  
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A Palace For Nature: Sanzpont Arquitectura Unveils Plans for a Self-Sustaining Botanical Oasis in Qatar

December 18, 2013 by  
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Anakin Skywalker’s Home Threatened By Migrating Sand Dunes in Tunisia

July 22, 2013 by  
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Migrating sand dunes in the Tunisian desert are threatening to bury the set of Mos Espa City—one of the most famous filming locations captured in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, and the childhood home of one of the franchise’s main characters, Darth Vader . Part of the adjacent set used in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope has already been buried by the desert sand. Read the rest of Anakin Skywalker’s Home Threatened By Migrating Sand Dunes in Tunisia Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Anakin Skywalker , darth vader , desert architecture , desert homes , desert living , dunes , famous film sets , film locations , film locations desert , scientific study Tunisia barchans , Star Wars dunes , Star Wars film locations , Star Wars saga , Star Wars Tunisia , Tatooine , Tunisia , Tunisia barchans        

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Sand Dune-Shaped ARPT Headquarters Captures Cooling Breezes for Natural Ventilation

July 8, 2013 by  
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Tivoli Eco Residences Leave a Light Footprint on the Coast of Northern Brazil

July 8, 2013 by  
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Krystal O’Mara Makes Unique Furniture from Recycled Bike Parts

July 8, 2013 by  
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When most folks see a rusty bike rotting in a scrapyard, they see little of value, but Krystal O’Mara sees potential. O’Mara is a self-taught artist and craftsman, and she specializes in producing original lamps and furniture from old bike parts, farm equipment, reclaimed lumber, scrap metal, skis, and other found objects. O’Mara taught herself how to weld and began creating home decor from bike parts in her West Texas home in 2010. She later branched out from tables to include lighting fixtures, chairs, and a variety of other products. O’Mara’s furnishings are now available through her  ReMain Eco Designs Etsy shop . + ReMain Eco Designs 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! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , bike furniture , green lighting , Krystal O’Mara , recycled bike parts , Recycled Materials , ReMain Eco Designs        

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Aaron D’Innocenzo Built this Green Desert Home by Himself in Eight Years

June 28, 2013 by  
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Palm Springs’ Rosa Gardens Affordable Housing Achieves LEED Gold Certification

February 6, 2012 by  
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SOM Completes Its Twisting Al Hamra Tower in Kuwait City

January 5, 2012 by  
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