VIDEO: Artists Outfit Scooter Riders in Indonesia With Planted Bike Helmets for a Treebute

December 6, 2011 by  
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In a treebute, er tribute, to the natural beauty of their city, two artists from Yogyakarta, Indonesia outfitted scooter riders with safety helmets planted with trees and had them ride around the city en-masse. Passers-by were stunned as they saw trees gliding along on the tops of the cars before the scooter riders were revealed in all their tree-loving glory. The stunt is called Treebute to Yogya and was designed and carried out by Sara Nuytemans & Arya Pandjalu. Video of the tree ride after the jump. Read the rest of VIDEO: Artists Outfit Scooter Riders in Indonesia With Planted Bike Helmets for a Treebute Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bicycle , bicycle art , bicycle helmet , bicycling , bike art , bike helmets , bike protest , bike safety , bike stunt , biking , environmental art , environmentalism in indonesia , Green Cities , green indonesia , indonesia environment , indonesian art , planted bike helmets

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Construction Commences on MVRDV’s Massive Amanora Vertical City Apartments in India

March 18, 2011 by  
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Construction has just broken ground on Phase 1 of MVRDV’s Amanora Apartment City – Future Towers in Pune, India.

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Beautiful Norwegian Homes Topped with Lush Green Roofs

March 18, 2011 by  
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Green roofs may be a newer phenomenon in many places, but Norwegians have been planting greenery atop their houses for hundreds of years.

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India to Build 24 Green Cities in Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor

December 13, 2010 by  
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As a rapidly developing country, India still makes heavy use of fossil fuels (especially coal) — however in recent years it has worked to diversify its energy supplies and make its infrastructure ‘greener’. The largest infrastructure project currently underway in the country is the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor , and India just announced that it plans to build 24 ‘ green cities ‘ as part of the development.

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San Francisco Launches First Crowd-Sourced Tree Census

April 27, 2010 by  
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Last week the city of San Francisco announced the first-ever tree census. Joined by the California Department of Forestry and the local nonprofit Friends of the Urban Forest , the city unveiled Urban Forest Map , a website that will allow residents to enter their neighborhood trees in the urban count.

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Polar Bear Sugar Cubes Melt Away in Your Morning Coffee

April 27, 2010 by  
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These days it’s hard to deny that global warming is melting away our precious glaciers , and, sadly, the animals living in the polar regions are the ones that are suffering most.  Using this dire fact as her inspiration, Jovana Bogdanovi? from Young Serbian Designers sends a clear and provocative message regarding a specific endangered species – the polar bear .  Showcased during Milan Design Week , Sugar Bear is a sugar cube in the shape of a polar bear that will slowly melt away in your morning cup of tea or a coffee. Read the rest of Polar Bear Sugar Cubes Melt Away in Your Morning Coffee 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: endangered species , Jovana Bogdanovi? , Milan , Milan Design Week , Milan Salone 2010 , polar bear sugar cube , Salone del mobile , Sugar bear , Young Serbian Designers

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22 US Cities Consider Building Streetcar Lines

April 26, 2010 by  
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Urban greenies across the US may finally get what they desire — streetcar lines in their home cities.

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