Dvelas Reclaims Worn Boat Sails and Transforms them into Unique Lounging Chairs

December 11, 2013 by  
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Handmade in Spain using recycled sails from around the world, each of design studio Dvelas ‘ chairs is a unique expression carrying its own history on the sea. Over time, ship sails start to weather and deteriorate, making them useless for exact navigation. The material however retains many of its excellent qualities with respect to resistance and humidity. The goal of Dvelas is to recover these used sails and give them new life and a new history through design. + Dvelas 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: “green furniture” , Dvelas , Dvelas Reclaimed Sail Chair , eco chair , Reclaimed Sails        

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Stakeholders’ Safety Fears Crank Up Pressure on Pipeline Projects

October 22, 2010 by  
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After a deadly explosion and several spills, new pipeline projects face more hurdles and higher levels of scrutiny than ever before. Project managers from companies like El Paso and TransCanada will have to go beyond the call of duty if they are to overcome stakeholder resistance and avoid the risk of costly delays or the potential of derailment.

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