Pioneering CLTHouse in Seattle was built with the wood of 20 sustainably-grown trees

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Renton House overlooks the lake near one of the greenest U.S. cities

March 11, 2015 by  
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Edith Macefield: The 84-Year-Old Who Refused a Million Dollars and Forced a Shopping Mall to Build Around Her House

March 19, 2014 by  
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Have you heard of Edith Macefield? This old lady turned down a million dollars to sell her home to make way for a shopping mall in Seattle, Washington. Without Edith’s land, the developer had to alter the building’s plan so that it would meander around the small, two-story house. At 84 years old, Edith had become a folk hero. And if you think her house looks familiar, it’s probably because it looks amazingly similar to (and could be the inspiration for) the famous flying house in Pixar’s animated film UP . Read the rest of Edith Macefield: The 84-Year-Old Who Refused a Million Dollars and Forced a Shopping Mall to Build Around Her House Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Edith Macefield , gentrification fight Seattle , gentrification Seattle , gentrification US cities , old lady folk hero Seattle , seattle architecture , Seattle landmarks , Seattle shopping mall , social responsibility        

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INHABITAT INTERVIEW: 8 Questions with Architect Tom Kundig

March 7, 2011 by  
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Stop the Paper Towels Graphic Design Competition Deadline Extended!

March 7, 2011 by  
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DEADLINE EXTENDED TO THIS FRIDAY! We’re extending the deadline for our Stop the Paper Towels green graphic design competition to Friday, March 11 – so if you haven’t gotten your design in yet, now’s your chance! If you haven’t heard about it yet, Inhabitat and PeopleTowels are asking you to put your graphic design skills to use to save enough trees to cover Alaska and change the way people think about paper towels. We want to see what imaginative, compelling illustrations you come up with to print on a PeopleTowels reusable cloth hand towel to motivate the world to cut down their paper towel usage. So if you’ve got a clever idea for a graphic, get it into our contest asap – it could win you $500 and a chance to see your work printed and sold on a real PeopleTowel .

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