Net-zero Genesee Park residence in Seattle is built out of recycled materials

October 9, 2017 by  
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This high-performance home in Columbia City, Washington is a perfect example of sustainable design. It features responsibly-harvested and recycled materials, solar power on the roof and a well-insulated, air-tight envelope – all surrounded by native plants in the garden. The Genesee Park residence, designed by First Lamp Architecture and built by Seattle-based contractor Dwell Development , is net zero energy and achieved 5-Star Built Green certification. The 3,700-square-foot home is located across from Genesee Park in Seattle , near the shores of Lake Washington and a broad open meadow that stretches five blocks north to Stan Sayres Memorial Park on Lake Washington Boulevard. The building sits on a large 8,000-square-foot lot and is surrounded by native plants and ample space for gardening. Related: Dwell Development’s net-zero home in Seattle is packed with sustainable goodness It offers an open-plan living room bathed in natural light , four bedrooms and bathrooms, guest rooms and indoor-outdoor entertainment areas, including a spacious rooftop terrace that offers expansive views of Lake Washington. Related: NBBJ Unveils Striking Biosphere Greenhouses for Amazon’s Seattle HQ The architects layered materials to create a dynamic exterior. Concrete, oak, metal and fiber cement are combined with an array of reclaimed , locally sourced and recycled materials . A large rooftop solar array , airtight envelope, energy-efficient windows and thick, well-insulated walls all contribute to the high performance of the building. + First Lamp Architecture + Dwell Development Photos by Tucker English

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Dwell on Design 2016: Americas largest design event is coming to Los Angeles!

June 9, 2016 by  
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It’s that time of year again – designers, architects, and design enthusiasts will soon be converging at Dwell on Design , America’s largest design event, held this June 24-26 at the Los Angeles Convention center. Curated by the savvy editors at Dwell magazine, the three-day event will celebrate its eleventh year of showcasing the newest and most exciting advances in design. Visitors are invited to explore exhibitions featuring the latest and greatest in design, tour exciting Dwell-approved Los Angeles homes, visit full-scale prefab homes, attend conversations led by world-class speakers, and network with industry experts. Register now to secure your attendance before tickets sell out! The 3-day convention will feature a staggering 250,000 square feet of exhibition space featuring over 350 brands and just outside the center valid-drivers-license-holders will have the opportunity to test-drive the all-new Prius . Those considering home renovations can schedule free consultations with architects, designers, or tile experts. The opportunities to soak up design knowledge abound with three days of continuing education sessions and over forty presentations and demonstrations from industry professionals. Architecture buffs will be pleased to discover that during three days of exclusive home tours , they will not only get to explore stunning residences in Mar Vista/Culver city, East Side/Hills, Santa Monica/Venice, but will be provided with the opportunity to meet the architects as well. Fans of Inhabitat favorite LivingHomes will be excited to learn that the official Show Home of the convention will be a brand new green prefab LivingHome – the CK4.2 . The stunning 1700-square-foot prefab house will be the first two-story home ever constructed inside the Los Angeles Convention Center , and features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, and an abundance of green features that have earned it LEED certification. LivingHomes founder Steve Glenn will be speaking at a panel discussion on June 26th. To get in on more LivingHomes goodness, visitors can sign up for Dwell on Design’s Home Tours and visit the iconic original LivingHome which launched the brand in Venice, CA. (We covered and toured this house back in 2006!) This gorgeous eco home, designed by architect Ray Kappe is still one of Inhabitat’s all-time favorite green homes, and it is definitely worth a visit if you happen to be in LA. The continuing education sessions (CES) will explore a breadth of disciplines- including hot topics like 3D printing and Architecture, Innovation in Prefab, and The Internet of Things. The programs provide Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credits and will be hosted by by AIA, ASID, IIDA, AWA+D, NAHB, IDC, SFC, NKBA, APLD, ASLA, along with other Industry Partners. Related: Dwell on Design 2015: America’s largest design event is coming to Los Angeles! Industry experts are scheduled on all three days to share their insights on topics that include Business of Design, Healthy Architecture, Nice Modernist, and The Smartest Home/Emerging Technologies. This year’s highly anticipated keynote speaker is architect Sou Fujimoto , renowned for his “delicate light structures and permeable enclosures.” Dwell on Design invites visitors to attend Fujimoto’s thought-provoking discussion of his international practice, which includes designing the temporary Serpentine Gallery pavilion in London in 2013, and winning first prize at the International “Reinventer Paris” competition. Inhabitat attended Dwell on Design for the first time in 2006 and many of the designs that fascinated us then, such as this BreezeHouse prefab home , are still making headlines today . Check out the rest of our favorites here . Dwell on Design is reliably always a great show, and we hope to see you there! + Dwell on Design 2015

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Dwell on Design is coming to NYC this Archtober

September 21, 2015 by  
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This year’s much anticipated Dwell on Design New York (DODNY), entitled Design(ed) For You , will come to SoHo on October 2-4 – an event that’s not to missed by anyone interested in the role of architecture and design in our modern world. America’s largest design show will celebrate Dwell Magazine ‘s 15 year anniversary during the month of Archtober , and will include 60,000 square feet of design installations, home tours of NYC’s most stunning residences, credit-earning education sessions, networking face-to-face with industry leaders, and a keynote conversation led by Pulitzer Prize–winning author and Vanity Fair architecture critic Paul Goldberger with renowned architect Eric Owen Moss. Visit ny.dwellondesign.com to register and receive $5 off passes by entering promo code: INHABITAT . It’s sure to be a fascinating weekend of hot topics, and we hope to see you there. Read the rest of Dwell on Design is coming to NYC this Archtober

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Win a Boskke Planter, Vitra Cork Stools and more design goodness (worth $1200) in our Dwell Store holiday giveaway!

December 15, 2014 by  
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Attention all design geeks! In the spirit of giving for the holidays, we’re teaming up with Dwell magazine to offer a lucky Inhabitat reader the chance to win some phenomenal design products from the Dwell store . The prizes include swoon-worthy home goods like a pair of comfy new Vitra cork stools (worth $940), a conversation-starting ceramic Sky Planter (worth $25), a handy and darling portable lamp ($245), and the elegant Boskke Cube 3 clear planter ($49.95). So give yourself a gift for the holidays and enter to win today ! CLICK HERE TO ENTER THIS GIVEAWAY > Read the rest of Win a Boskke Planter, Vitra Cork Stools and more design goodness (worth $1200) in our Dwell Store holiday giveaway! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: boskke clear cube planter , boskke planter , clear cube planter , clear planter , cork stools , design gifts , dwell , dwell magazine , dwell store , follow me lamp , free stuff , giveaway , holiday gifts , inhabitat , inhabitat giveaway , inma bermudez , Vitra , vitra stools

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Get $10 Off Passes to the First Ever Dwell on Design NY Show with Our Code

September 16, 2014 by  
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Dwell on Design NY , curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, debuts at 82 Mercer in SoHo, NY. Join 5,000 design elite as Dwell upends the standard ‘trade show’ format and creates a unique forum to engage, learn, inspire and connect in new and exciting ways. Inhabitat readers can receive $10 off show passes for the inaugural event by using code DODNY  and registering here . Read the rest of Get $10 Off Passes to the First Ever Dwell on Design NY Show with Our Code Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: design festivals , dod , dwell , dwell magazine , dwell on design , dwell on design new york , dwell on design ny , eco design , green design , nyc design events , sustainable design

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G-pod’s Tiny ‘Dwell’ Container Home Expands to Nearly Three Times Its Size

September 11, 2014 by  
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Dwell on Design 2014: Register Early for America’s Largest Design Event to Save!

June 3, 2014 by  
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America’s largest design event, Dwell on Design , will be back at the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 20-22, 2014! Curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, this exciting three-day celebration of modern design will allow visitors to explore the latest and greatest design trends, tour some of the area’s most coveted homes, attend thought-provoking conversations, and network face-to-face with industry leaders. To secure your spot at the show and save , register early here and use promo code INHABITAT14 for $5 off! Read the rest of Dwell on Design 2014: Register Early for America’s Largest Design Event to Save! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , design in la , design shows , dwell , dwell magazine , dwell on design , Dwell on Design 2014 , furniture design , home furnishing shows , interior design , interior design shows , la , LA Convention Center , la design , Los Angeles , los angeles design , modern design , modern furniture , prefab house , Prefab Housing

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May 1, 2014 by  
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America’s largest design event, Dwell on Design , will be back at the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 20-22, 2014! Curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, this exciting three-day celebration of modern design will allow visitors to explore the latest and greatest design trends, tour some of the area’s most coveted homes, attend thought-provoking conversations, and network face-to-face with industry leaders. To secure your spot at the show and save , register early here and use promo code INHABITAT14 for $5 off! Read the rest of Dwell on Design 2014: Register Early for America’s Largest Design Event to Save! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , design in la , design shows , dwell , dwell magazine , dwell on design , Dwell on Design 2014 , furniture design , home furnishing shows , interior design , interior design shows , la , LA Convention Center , la design , Los Angeles , los angeles design , modern design , modern furniture , prefab house , Prefab Housing

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Dwell on Design 2013 Kicks Off this Weekend in Los Angeles

June 18, 2013 by  
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Dwell on Design , America’s largest modern design event, is set to kick off this Friday at the Los Angeles Convention Center ! This annual exhibition features a vast array of green designs ranging from home products to larger eco-pavilions and even prefab homes. This year’s lineup includes more than 2,000 products from more than 400 exhibitors, five full-scale prefab homes – including the next-generation LivingHome C6 – and more than 200 speakers dishing on the latest in modern design. The event runs from June 21-23 and tickets are still available, so register today ! + Dwell on Design Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , design shows , dwell , dwell on design , Dwell on Design 2013 , furniture design , interior design , la , LA Convention Center , Los Angeles , modern design , modern furniture , prefab house , Prefab Housing        

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Group-Two Design’s LED Chandelier is a Futuristic Interpretation of a Classic Light Fixture

May 24, 2013 by  
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Long gone are the old-fashioned chandeliers outfitted with incandescent light bulbs and enough ornament to put a Christmas tree to shame. Group-Two Design  recently brought their ultra-modern LED chandelier to this year’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair,  and the futuristic fixture turned heads with its intersection of new-age design and traditional interior decor. Still paying homage to the shape of a conventional chandelier, the new form is a minimalist and energy-efficient interpretation of an old classic. Read the rest of Group-Two Design’s LED Chandelier is a Futuristic Interpretation of a Classic Light Fixture Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2013 , caviar20 , dwell , erica pecoskie , george siminopolous , green lighting , green lights , group tow lights , group-two design , icff light , ids toronto , International Contemporary Furniture Fair , LED Chandelier , LED lights , LEDs , new york design week , ny design week , radostar        

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