Dwelle’s Super Minimalist Prefabs Make Small Living Swell

August 20, 2010 by  
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UK-based Dwelle has unveiled a brilliant set of prefabs that illustrate how small living is the new way to live big. With a tiny footprint (the bigger of the two is 253 sq. feet), understated modern design, and sustainable features like insulation made from 100% recycled newspapers, double glazed windows and the ability to achieve zero-carbon status, these sophisticated houses definitely are overcompensating for their small size — and we like it! Read the rest of Dwelle’s Super Minimalist Prefabs Make Small Living Swell http://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/ohttp://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=better_feedptions-general.php?page=better_feed Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: dwelle , dwelle.ings , Eco Architecture , eco design , green architecture , green design , green home , green house , Prefab , Prefab Housing , prefabricated home , prefabs , small living , sustainable design

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Report Says Public Transportation Makes You Skinny

August 20, 2010 by  
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It turns out that public transportation does more than just lower our impact on the environment — it also has incredible benefits for our health and safety. A new study released by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) shows that people that live in communities with extensive public transportation networks exercise more, live longer, and are generally healthier than people in automobile-dependent communities. Read the rest of Report Says Public Transportation Makes You Skinny http://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/ohttp://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=better_feedptions-general.php?page=better_feed Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: benefits of public transportation , excercise , healthiest cities , healthy america , public transportation makes you skinny , sedentary lifestyle , vehicle dependency

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