How Frank Gehry’s provocative designs go from concept to reality

December 4, 2015 by  
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14 Gifts for Animal Lovers

December 4, 2015 by  
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‘Tis the season of light, love, and goodwill to all, and those wishes certainly extend to our animal cousins. Gifts that are cruelty-free and ethically made are true symbols of peace, and those that benefit others are even more exceptional. Vegan gifts can be enjoyed by anyone on your shopping list — not just those who specifically follow a vegan lifestyle — and your recipient’s holiday might be just a bit brighter if they know that the present they received also helped another in need. Check out our list of vegan, compassionate gift ideas and help spread gentleness to all. GIFTS FOR ANIMAL LOVERS >

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Brad Pitt’s Make it Right delivers first 3 LEED Platinum homes to Fort Peck Indian reservation

November 27, 2015 by  
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Brad Pitt’s Make it Right to unveil their first tiny house in New Orleans

August 18, 2015 by  
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Make it Right , the non-profit founded by Brad Pitt to provide sustainable housing in New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, has just announced they are building their very first tiny house . The non-profit has partnered with FYI’s “Tiny House Nation” to build the 496 square foot, solar-powered LEED Platinum house for a local middle-school teacher, and will unveil the finished property in a “tiny house-warming ceremony” on August 28th, one day ahead of the 10th anniversary of the devastating storm and subsequent levee failure. Read the rest of Brad Pitt’s Make it Right to unveil their first tiny house in New Orleans

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Brad Pitt’s Make It Right to Build 20 LEED Platinum Homes for Sioux and Assiniboine Tribes in Montana

June 20, 2014 by  
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The Make It Right nonprofit founded by Brad Pitt is partnering with the Sioux and Assiniboine tribes of Fort Peck, Montana, to build sustainable homes, buildings and communities on their reservation. In addition to 20 LEED Platinum certified homes , the project will develop a sustainable master plan for the entire reservation, which covers thousands of acres and is home to more than 6,000 Native Americans. Read the rest of Brad Pitt’s Make It Right to Build 20 LEED Platinum Homes for Sioux and Assiniboine Tribes in Montana Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: affordable housing , Architecture , Architecture for Humanity , Assinboine , Brad Pitt , community housing , Fort Peck Indian Reservation , Graft , LEED Platinum certified home , living homes , Make it Right , Method Homes , montana , native americans , Sioux , Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative

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Harley-Davidson Unveils Its Very First Electric Motorcycle

June 20, 2014 by  
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HOW TO: Whip Up a Tasty and 100% Vegan Pineapple-Colada Frozen Sorbet

June 15, 2014 by  
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If you like piña coladas, but need an kid-friendly and equally tasty summer treat, we’ve got just the recipe for you. Made with a small amount of sugar and fresh ingredients, this 100% vegan pineapple-colada sorbet is a healthy way to satisfy your summer sweet tooth. Best of all? This recipe is so easy you can make it right after dinner in a matter of minutes. Click through to see the step-by-step directions! + HOW TO: Make Creamy, Vegan Pineapple-Colada Sorbet The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: diy sorbet , healthy sorbet , how to make sorbet , how to make vegan sorbet , pineapple colada sorbet , vegan pineapple colada sorbet , vegan sorbet

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Meet the Ten Finalists in the Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge

October 9, 2013 by  
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The first Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge, coordinated by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute in partnership with Make It Right , was launched in November of 2012. By June of 2013, over 144 products were entered into the competition, which aims to challenge sustainable product manufacturers to “rethink and retool” building materials in order to follow the full cycle of sustainable and affordable product design, manufacturing, and consumption. After a highly selective screening process, only ten finalists out of the 144 entries are going on to compete for their share of the total cash prize of $250,000. The ten finalists are true industry leaders in  sustainable building design production , offering alternatives to the traditional building materials such as drywall, insulation, paints, siding, roofing, and construction panels. Keep reading to learn more about each of them. Read the rest of Meet the Ten Finalists in the Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Air quality , Cradle to Cradle Innovation Challenge , green building supply , green materials , green product design , healthy homes , Make it Right , Sustainable Materials , sustainable product design        

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Natural Light Swaths rzlbd’s Totem House in Toronto

October 9, 2013 by  
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Make it Right’s New Orleans FLOAT House by Morphosis to Gain LEED Platinum Certification

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