Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream Iceberg Comments on Global Warming

November 11, 2010 by  
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We’ve seen rugs , rockers and even a president’s head consider the precarious state of our melting polar ice caps, but this is the first time we’ve seen a dessert express an opinion. 5.5 designers created this delicious ice cream iceburg made of the vanilla-flavored delicacy that Häagen-Dazs is known for.

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New Window Changes Tint Automatically When it Gets Hot

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Windows are one of the weakest points in a building’s energy profile.

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Los Angeles County Opens Its First Green Library!

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Image © Keith Birmingham/SWCITY Absorbent parking lot pavement, low-water plumbing fixtures, and heat-reducing roofing are just a few of the sustainable features in the first ever eco-friendly building in the Los Angeles Public Library system. Designed by Carde Ten Architects, the LEED silver Sorensen Library is expected to use 25 percent less energy and 50 percent less water than a conventionally-designed library. Read the rest of Los Angeles County Opens Its First Green Library! 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: green architecture , Green Building , leed silver , Los Angeles , Recycled Materials , sustainable design

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Emily Pilloton Gives TED Talk on Designing for Social Change!

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We’re excited to announce that former Inhabitat editor Emily Pilloton , and superstar founder of humanitarian design organization Project H Design , has just made her TED video debut speaking about her latest project: using design education as a means for social change in a rural Bertie County, NC . In February 2009, Emily and her Project H partner Matthew Miller moved to Bertie County, North Carolina – the poorest and most rural country in the state – with the aim of transforming the Bertie through their experimental “Design. Build

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Gorgeous Green Wall Adorns Palm Beach Shopping Center

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Worth Avenue in Palm Beach, Florida, is now home to the city’s first living wall : an 840 square foot vertical green masterpiece adorning the exterior wall of Saks Fifth Avenue.

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