Tour 4 Amazing Penthouses, Lofts and Townhomes from Dwell’s City Modern Home Tours (PHOTOS)

October 10, 2013 by  
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Image © David Hoston Architect Indoor slides, climbing walls, rooftop solariums, 50-foot-high ceilings, private pools – if you can dream it up, chances are that one of these out-of-this-world Manhattan homes has it. Dwell and New York Mag opened up some of New York’s most inspiring residences to the public last month for a rare treat, and our own Diane Pham was on the scene to snap photos of the coolest features. Check them all out here ! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: archtober , archtober 2013 , asfour architects , City Modern , city modern tours , David Hoston Architect , david hotson , dwell events , dwell home tours , dwell nyc , dwell tours , fractal pad , jen and roy leone , lafayette townhouse , matthew bremer , meatpacking district loft , modern architecture nyc , Modern Homes , new york real estate , nyc apartments , nyc architecture , NYC loft , nyc lofts , NYC mansions , NYC Penthouse , NYC real estate , nyc town house , peter guzy , res 4 architects , Resolution 4 Architecture , skyhouse , SkyHouse David Hoston Architect , SkyHouse NYC Penthouse , Slide house , tour brooklyn architecture , tour nyc architecture , tour nyc homes        

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Japanese Architects Protest Against Zaha Hadid’s Enormous Olympic Stadium

October 10, 2013 by  
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Read the rest of Japanese Architects Protest Against Zaha Hadid’s Enormous Olympic Stadium Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2020 Olympic Stadium , eco design , Fumihiko Maki , green design , Japanese architects against Zaha Hadid , Japanese architects protest against Zaha Hadid’s Olympic design , Re-thinking the New National Olympic Stadium in the Historical Context of Gaein , sustainable design , Zaha Hadid Olympics        

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The SkyHouse Features a 50-Foot Climbing Wall and 80-Foot Spiraling Slide in This NYC Penthouse

September 7, 2013 by  
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There are some people who have so much energy they can practically climb the walls. The SkyHouse, designed by David Hotson must be meant for those folks.  The amazing four story abode features a 50-foot climbing wall and an 80-foot stainless steel slide that winds its way around the columns. The vertical lines in the SkyHouse are beautifully accented by the organic, spiraling slide , and its vaulted ceilings carve out rooms and platforms for viewing the city outside. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Architecture , climbing wall , david hotson , indoor climbing , lower Manhattan , metal slide , play , skyhouse        

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INTERVIEW: Ray Anderson on Climbing the Mountain of Corporate Sustainability

September 7, 2013 by  
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Ray Anderson is more than just the founder and chairman of the world’s largest manufacturer of modular carpeting , he’s also the grandfather of corporate sustainability. In 1995, Anderson embarked on a mission to remove Interface Inc. ‘s impact on the Earth completely. Below, we talk to the carpet mogul about his new book, Confessions of a Radical Industrialist , and explore the story behind his quest for sustainability. Read the rest of INTERVIEW: Ray Anderson on Climbing the Mountain of Corporate Sustainability Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carpeting , climate chate , corporate responsibility , green business , green carpet , green homes , inhabitat interview , interface , modular carpeting , ray anderson , Sustainability , wal-mart        

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The LEVEL 2013 Contemporary Art and Architecture Festival Kicks Off this Month in Chicago

September 6, 2013 by  
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This September 18-22, LERATA will showcase LEVEL 2013 , a five-day, contemporary architecture and art event that explores the latest in design and technology through the presentation of innovative, large-scale architecture and new media installations. This preview is proud to feature five installations created by local Chicago designers and artists including: Daniel Miller, Julio Obelleiro, Sabrina Raaf, and Daniel Sauter + Ketai. During LEVEL 2013 , designers and artists will transform five unique spaces along the Chicago River into destination places for visitors and locals alike. All of the installations will be on view nightly from 6pm – 10pm, and are located along the Chicago River, starting at the Michigan Avenue Riverwalk, and including three additional Riverwalk locations between State and LaSalle, and concluding at 2 N. Riverside Plaza. Find out more over at LERATA ‘s site. + LERATA 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: architecture festival , art festivals , chicago architecture , chicago architecture festival , chicago art , green design , lerata , level 2013        

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Infographic Shows Surprising Trends in Summer Energy Use Across the United States

September 6, 2013 by  
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It’s no secret that households across the US blast the AC when the summer heat sets in, leading to high electricity loads – but did you know that renewable energy production peaks during the hottest months of the year, while power derived from fossil fuels bottoms out? This great infographic by SaveOnEnergy.com shows many more figures about summer energy use that may surprise you – check out the full pic after the break! Read the rest of Infographic Shows Surprising Trends in Summer Energy Use Across the United States Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , air conditioning , conservation , energy use , green design , infographic , power use , save on energy , summer , summer energy consumption trends , sustainable design , united states        

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