Beehive-Controlled LED Lights Illuminate the UK Milan Expo 2015 Pavilion

September 29, 2014 by  
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Apostrophy’s Conwood Pavilion Showcases an Eco-Friendly Alternative to Wood

July 15, 2014 by  
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Students Build Dynamic FIBERwave Pavilion Out of Carbon Fiber Layers

July 15, 2014 by  
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Students in the College of Architecture at IIT recently completed FIBERwave, a full-scale carbon fiber pavilion that was built following a successful Kickstarter campaign. Designed as part of the student design research studio Carbon_Lab , the armadillo-like lightweight pavilion is built entirely of carbon fiber to provoke discussion on the architectural potential of the flexible but strong material. The pavilion was created from a series of identical geometric “shells” held together with metal rings and tension cables. The tension cables can be loosened or tightened to change the shape of the pavilion in response to the environment. + Carbon_Lab 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: carbon fiber , carbon fiber in architecture , carbon fiber pavilion , carbon_lab , carbon_lab pavilion , college of architecture at iit , fiberwave , fiberwave pavilion , reader submitted content

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White Wolf Hotel Hovers Over Northern Portugal’s Gorgeous Landscape

March 31, 2014 by  
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10-Cent Plastic Bag Fee Could Be Coming to New York City

March 31, 2014 by  
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New Yorkers may soon have another reason to choose reusable bags over plastic ones. The NYC City Council recently introduced a proposal to enact a 10-cent fee on plastic bags at supermarkets, bodegas, drug stores and even clothing stores. If approved, the fee could help curb the number of plastic bags clogging landfills and save the city millions of dollars per year. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 10 cent plastic bag fee , eco design , green design , nyc plastic bag fee , plastic bag ban nyc , plastic bag charge New York City , plastic bag tax , sustainable design        

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International Court of Justice Orders Temporary Halt on Japanese Antarctic Whaling

March 31, 2014 by  
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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) this week declared that Japan’s Southern Ocean whale hunt was illegal under international law. After a three week hearing, the court said that Japan’s so-called ‘scientific’ whaling program in the Antarctic failed to meet the conditions for scientific whaling under regulations set by the International Whaling Commission (IWC) and ordered a temporary halt. Read the rest of International Court of Justice Orders Temporary Halt on Japanese Antarctic Whaling Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: illegal whaling , International Court of Justice , international fund for animal welfare , International Whaling Commission , japanese whaling , Southern Ocean , Southern Ocean Sanctuary , whaling        

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WHCA’s Floating Pavilions Win the Baltic Sea Park Competition in Estonia

January 14, 2014 by  
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1×1 Pavilion Made from Wood Pallets is an Upside-Down Temporary Installation in Bratislava

October 2, 2013 by  
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The Biomimicry Manual: What can the Nutcracker Teach Us About Farming and Regeneration?

October 2, 2013 by  
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This morning I awoke to a blanket of soft white icing on the mountains around my Montana cabin , sweetly pink in the first light of day. Winter has breathed its first chill sigh here, and the lodge is shutting down for the season. Golden aspens shiver on the lower slope, eager to be left alone. A jerky movement catches my eye at the tree-line. It’s a woodpecker, I think, seeing him drunkenly flit down toward me. But I’m wrong. His harsh rasping laughs give him away. This is Clark’s nutcracker, sometimes called the Woodpecker Crow. He’s a master trickster in this high pine forest. What’s his game? With a full array of well-crafted tools nested in his chisel-like bill, he’s the ultimate farmer for these north woods. His crop? Read on in today’s Biomimicry Manual to find out more! Read the rest of The Biomimicry Manual: What can the Nutcracker Teach Us About Farming and Regeneration? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bioinspiration , biomimicry , Clark’s nutcracker , Learning from nature , regenerative design , symbiosis , The Biomimicry Manual , whitebark pine , woodpecker crow        

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Rhino Poaching has Increased 5000% in Past 6 Years

October 2, 2013 by  
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A recent spike in the illegal wildlife trade is threatening to undo years of work by NGOs and governments around the world to save endangered rhinos. A new video series released by WWF reveals some stark figures: in South Africa alone, rhino poaching has increased by an almost unbelievable 5000% since 2007 . So far in 2013,  700 South African rhinos  have been found slaughtered for their horns. Similar spikes in poaching are hitting rhinos throughout Africa and parts of Asia. Read the rest of Rhino Poaching has Increased 5000% in Past 6 Years Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: illegal wildlife trade , rhino , rhino horn chinese medicine , rhino horn medicinal use , rhino horn trade , rhino poaching , rhinoceros , South African rhino        

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