The 18th Maggie’s Centre is a Tranquil Prefab ‘Treehouse’ for Cancer Patients

November 26, 2014 by  
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Roaming Charlie Cart Brings Healthy Cooking Lessons to Classrooms

November 26, 2014 by  
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Teaching children about nutrition and eating well may be a logistical nightmare for some schools, but with a new concept called The Charlie Cart it doesn’t have to be. Inspired by the chuck wagons of American pioneers, the roaming cart is a fully-stocked mobile kitchen packed with enough equipment , lessons and training materials to get kids cooking in the classroom. Read the rest of Roaming Charlie Cart Brings Healthy Cooking Lessons to Classrooms Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Carolyn Federman , cooking and nutrition programs , Edible Schoolyard Project , food education , healthy education , kitchen classroom , mobile kitchen , mobile kitchen kickstarter , The Charlie Cart Project

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Grow Fresh Herbs in Style with the Ecofarm Aquaponics Starter Kit

November 26, 2014 by  
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Growing fresh herbs at home is a popular way to bring greenery indoors, but what if you could turn that spot of gardening into an educational activity for the family? Enter the Ecofarm , an aquaponics starter kit that combines a pet fish tank and grow bed into a single stylish and space-saving design. The Ecofarm works by pumping ammonia rich fish waste into the grow bed, where it is absorbed by the hydroponic plants. Designed by Dutch company Ecobird , the Ecofarm set is currently available for pre-order on Kickstarter . + Ecofarm Kickstarter 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: aquaponics , aquaponics starter kit , ecobird , Ecofarm , herbs , kickstarter , organic herbs , reader submitted content , space-saving design

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Tinywood Homes Come with Their Own Hot Tubs in the UK

November 26, 2014 by  
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Mysterious 1960?s Avoriaz Ski Resort is Straight Out of a Fantasy Film Noir

March 12, 2014 by  
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Minimalist Morpho Eco-Retreat Soars Above the Clouds in Costa Rica

August 15, 2013 by  
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MGM Resorts raises stakes with giant Vegas solar system

July 10, 2013 by  
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NRG Energy announces plans to build 6.2 MW solar system on the roof of the Mandalay Bay Resort Convention Center.  

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7th Continent: Floating Kinetic Islands Help Clean the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

March 14, 2013 by  
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Due to our addiction to plastics, the human race has created the Great Pacific Garbage Patch , a massive accumulation of trash dominated by synthetic, non-biodegradable objects. Turning a blight into an advantage, architects Park Sung-Hee and Na Hye Yeon from South Korea have designed the 7th Continent: Kinetic Islands which are structures that use rubbish as construction elements for a floating city . Read the rest of 7th Continent: Floating Kinetic Islands Help Clean the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “eVolo” , 7th continent , debris , evolo skyscraper competition , farm , FLOAT , garbage , grasslands , great pacific garbage patch , honorable mention , kinetic islands , mangrove , na hye yeon , pacific ocean , park sung-hee , plastic , Resort , south korea

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Vo Trong Nghia’s Gorgeous Dai Lai Resort is Made From Local Stone And Bamboo

February 8, 2013 by  
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AWeber’s New Pennsylvania HQ Boasts Giant Slides, a GSky Green Wall, and a Waterfall!

February 7, 2013 by  
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AWeber Communications ‘ new headquarters in Chalfont, Pennsylvania raises the bar for design, innovation and fun. This nature-inspired atrium boasts two indoor slides and a massive GSky Green Wall . Staff and visitors alike are greeted by a beautiful falling waterfall set next to the living wall . A perfect blend of nature and art, the green wall also improves the team’s general wellbeing by providing stress relief, improved air quality, and a sense of revitalization in addition to its visual appeal. It is a natural breathing air filtering system that removes dust and toxins in the air, while increasing energy-rich oxygen. Overall, the space is designed to facilitate collaboration, fun and community. + GSky Green Walls + AWeber Communications 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 wall” , “living wall” , AWeber Communications , Botanical , Chalfont , Gardening , Green Building , green design , green interiors , GSky Green Wall , indoor garden , indoor slides , pennsylvania , sustainable design , Sustainable Interiors

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