Eye-catching Container Park’s creative cargotecture revives downtown Las Vegas

May 23, 2016 by  
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Designed by The International Port Management Enterprise (IPME) and Breslin Builders as a solution to revitalize Downtown Las Vegas, “Downtown Container Park” is a 50,000-square-foot outdoor shopping and entertainment venue, composed of an arrangement of repurposed shipping containers. The project, which took two years to complete, boasts a vibrant array of shopping boutiques, a barbershop, various food and beverage providers, an observation tower and immersion dome, a children’s playground, and…

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Mitsubishi president and VP to resign amidst fuel-economy scandal

May 23, 2016 by  
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President of Mitsubishi Motors Corp. Tetsuro Aikawa announced his impending resignation in response to the publicity of the automaker’s fuel economy data manipulation. Both he and vice president Ryugo Nakao will step down on June 24, at which time Nissan will become the company’s biggest shareholder in an attempt to turn around the brand in the eyes of Japanese consumers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elxcnyyVC5w Last month the company admitted to using improper fuel economy tests…

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Bonbon’s brilliant sofa transforms into a bunk bed in a snap

May 23, 2016 by  
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It’s been a while since we talked about compact habitats, but it’s one of our favorite topics. Efficient use of space is the best way to maximize your living quarters. It helps you conserve resources, keep your life organized, and enjoy clutter-free surroundings.

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Edith Macefield’s iconic “Up” house to be rescued by a nonprofit, says broker

July 31, 2015 by  
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Earlier this month, we reported the sad news that Edith Macefield’s iconic Seattle home likely faced demolition, after its new owners determined that it would be too expensive to renovate into a coffee shop. The bungalow came to share a city block with a shopping center in the downtown neighborhood of Ballard when Macefield, the home’s former owner, refused to sell her property to developers. The now-vacant home, a symbol for anti-corporate struggles, has reportedly been saved from the chopping block and will remain intact, thanks to a yet-to-be-named nonprofit organization. Read the rest of Edith Macefield’s iconic “Up” house to be rescued by a nonprofit, says broker

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Inside GreenBiz: Scenes from our Summer of VERGE party

July 17, 2015 by  
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Friends of VERGE converged at our downtown Oakland offices for merriment and a rare unicorn sighting.

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How to recruit for clean tech

July 17, 2015 by  
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Why retaining a clean tech recruiting firm might save you some headaches.

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Resilience as economic driver? How climate action can curb inequality

July 17, 2015 by  
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Recent actions in Washington, including a partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation and the creation of a Resilience AmeriCorp, show how to connect the dots on economic development and climate action.

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CEO of LRN: Let’s build a ‘human operating system’

July 17, 2015 by  
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Creating a more sustainable economy hinges around relationships and behavior, says Dov Seidman.

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Zappos Billionaire is Transforming Downtown Las Vegas into a Sustainable Urban Center

July 31, 2014 by  
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Back in the 1940s, an entrepreneur named Bugsy Siegel had big dreams for a shimmering oasis in the heart of the Mojave desert, and from his vision, the Las Vegas as we know it today was born. 70 years later the heart of the city is crumbling, but another visionary has appeared with an entirely new dream for the struggling downtown area. Today, Zappos billionaire Tony Hsieh is working hard along with the Downtown Partnership to change Sin City into a flourishing, sustainable urban center. Read the rest of Zappos Billionaire is Transforming Downtown Las Vegas into a Sustainable Urban Center Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Downtown Las Vegas , Downtown Las Vegas revitalization , downtown Las Vegas sustainability , Downtown Partnership Las Vegas , Las Vegas downtown , Las Vegas shipping container mall , Las Vegas Tony Hsieh , sustainable cities , sustainable downtown , sustainable urban core , Tony Hsieh , Zappos Tony Hsieh

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The Sky Hive Is a Towering High Rise for Bees in Downtown Maastricht

July 10, 2012 by  
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