Beautiful Box-Frame Chairs Made from Bamboo

March 25, 2010 by  
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Designer Jeff Dah-Yue Shi has taken moso bamboo and turned it into a modern chair that thoughtfully makes reference to Chinese literature and philosophy. While a neat geometric box design is depicted when viewed from the front, a much deeper meaning is revealed in profile where the Chinese character for “noble man” is seen. Delicate in both appearance and feel, and with a bit of bounce in the seat, each bamboo slat chair can actually sustain a load of up to 450 pounds – a true testament to both the resiliency and beauty of this renewable resource

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iSpotSwap iPhone App Will Save You From Parking Anxiety

March 25, 2010 by  
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Quick–how many hours of your life have you spent in the car searching for parking spots and wasting precious gasoline (and cash) in the process? A new iPhone app called iSpotSwap could make parking problems a thing of the past. The free app’s usefulness is twofold–it finds open parking spots and notifies others when you are about to vacate a spot

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Pre-Packaged Vertical Gardens Give a Green Glow to Urban Spaces

March 25, 2010 by  
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We live in a world where pre-packaged items have begun blur the lines between what is natural and what is not. So why should our outdoor gardens be any different? Taking note of the lack of green spaces in many large contemporary cities, the designers at Luzinterruptus have come up with a tongue-in-cheek vertical garden that will turn concrete urban sprawl into a glowing green “garden.” Read the rest of Pre-Packaged Vertical Gardens Give a Green Glow to Urban Spaces Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Contemporary Gardens , Luzinterrutus , Modern Gardens , Packaged Vertical Garden , public spaces , urban gardens , urban spaces , vertical garden , Wall Decor

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Stunning Zinc-Skinned Office Wins 2010 ZeroFootprint Award

March 25, 2010 by  
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ZeroFootprint holds an annual competition for renovated buildings that showcase the most successful, holistic retrofitting projects of the year.

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