Large Overhanging ‘Hat’ Shields House AA from the Japanese Sun

November 4, 2014 by  
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Vote for Your Favorite Green Halloween Costume to Decide Who Will Win a Vanmoof B6 Bike (Worth $848)!

November 4, 2014 by  
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All Hallows’ Eve may have come and gone, but our Green Halloween Costume Contest is still going strong! We asked you to submit your cleverest, funniest, and most creative DIY costumes, and we were amazed by what you came up with. From a picture-perfect replica of the classic board game Perfection (complete with popping pieces) to this awesome police car complete with K9,  a cardboard samurai mecha-robot,  a hilarious Pixar lamp , and even a 75-pound roast “turkey” , check out all 16 of our finalists in the running and vote them up to decide who will win a brand new Vanmoof B6 bike (worth $848)! VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE DIY COSTUME NOW > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: costume contest , diy costume , diy halloween costume , green design , green halloween , Green Halloween Costume Contest , inhabitat green halloween contest diy , inhabitat halloween costume contest , make your own costume , Perfection Board Game , Pixar Lamp Halloween Costume , sustainable design , Turkey Dog Costume , vanmoof , vanmoof b6 , win a bike

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MAD Architects and Studio Gang Unveil Plans for FuturisMAD Architects and Studio Gang Unveil Plans for Futuristic George Lucas Museum in Chicagotic George Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago

November 4, 2014 by  
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Beijing-based MAD Architects and Chicago-based Studio Gang Architects just unveiled their futuristic designs for “Star Wars” creator George Lucas’ Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago. The undulating, organic design is consistent with the style of MAD Architects, a firm that has produced numerous mountain-like buildings in the past. Studio Gang Architects is in charge of the site’s landscape architecture, as well as the bridge design that will connect the museum to Northerly Island. Read the rest of MAD Architects and Studio Gang Unveil Plans for FuturisMAD Architects and Studio Gang Unveil Plans for Futuristic George Lucas Museum in Chicagotic George Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: chicago , george lucas , Lake Michigan , Lucas Museum of Narrative Art , ma yansong , MAD architects , Museum , museum design , Northerly Island , studio gang architects

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Atelier Data Transforms an Old Horse Stable into a Simple but Stunning Home in Portugal

October 31, 2014 by  
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INTERVIEW: Julie Torres Moskovitz Discusses Passive Houses & Her New Book ‘The Greenest Home’

October 29, 2014 by  
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Green Building in Cold Climates: Inhabitat Interview with Bernat and Kate of Maison Durable Portneuf

March 21, 2014 by  
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We’ve seen many examples of how well green buildings can work in temperate and warm climates, but what about the harsher conditions that can lash homes in rural Quebec? Inhabitat recently had the opportunity to interview Bernat Ferragut and Kate Alvo of Maison Durable Portneuf  about the innovative techniques they used to create their eco-friendly, sustainable, elegant home in the woods of Portneuf, Quebec, and how they can help others do the same. Read the rest of Green Building in Cold Climates: Inhabitat Interview with Bernat and Kate of Maison Durable Portneuf Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: breathable paint , compost , composting toilet , earth berm , eco home , eco paints , eco-friendly , house on stilts , humanure , Kate Alvo , Maison Durable , paint , passive solar , permaculture , Prefab , prefabricated , recycled , recycled wood , recycling , solar , solar panels , Solar Power , Straw , Straw Bale , straw bale home , straw bale homes , Sustainability        

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Americans Put the Environment Ahead of Economic Growth For the First Time Since the Recession

March 21, 2014 by  
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Photo from Shutterstock A few years ago, when the economy took a nosedive, a majority of Americans decided for the first time since the 1980s that the economy was more important to protect than the environment. Fortunately, that trend has reversed itself once again. Gallup has released a poll which shows that Americans once again prioritize the environment over economic growth by a 9 point margin, with Democrats leading the shift. Read the rest of Americans Put the Environment Ahead of Economic Growth For the First Time Since the Recession Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Democrat environment , economic growth , economic policy , economy poll , economy vs environment , environment poll , environmental destruction , environmental policy , environmental protection , Gallup , Gallup economic growth poll , Gallup environmental poll , Gallup Poll , Gallup poll economy , Gallup poll environment , Gallup poll environment vs economy , Republican economy        

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Former Facebook Employee Spends Two Years Building a Tsunami-Proof Capsule in His Backyard

March 21, 2014 by  
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Car-Free Skyvillage Fights Air Pollution Over Los Angeles’ Freeways

March 21, 2014 by  
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8 Real Life Love Nests Built by Romantic Couples

February 6, 2014 by  
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