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A Prefab, 3‑D Printed, Car- and Solar-Powered Tiny House

A Prefab, 3‑D Printed, Car- and Solar-Powered Tiny House

How SOM and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory are driving green living to the next level.

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7 days ago

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Chanel Does Eco-Chic

Chanel Does Eco-Chic

For the Spring/Summer 2016 couture collection, which was presented on an eco-minded runway show that transformed the Grand Palais into a verdant Zen garden, even the fabrics are inspired by nature.

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9 days ago

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Daan Roosegaarde’s Smog-Eating Tower

Daan Roosegaarde’s Smog-Eating Tower

With the world’s largest smog vacuum, the Dutch designer delivers an in-your-face reminder of the threat from pollution.

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March 29, 2016

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Mario Cucinella’s Ultra-Green Office Building in Ghana

Mario Cucinella’s Ultra-Green Office Building in Ghana

The Italian architect’s energy-efficient One Airport Square project is changing the landscape of Accra.

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December 21, 2015

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A Danish Hotel’s Sustainable Eco-System

A Danish Hotel’s Sustainable Eco-System

On the island of Bornholm, GXN’s renovation and expansion of a hotel/conference space completely embraces a Cradle to Cradle life cycle.

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September 15, 2015

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7 Major Milestones in Green Architecture

7 Major Milestones in Green Architecture

In the past 30 years, Azure has witnessed huge strides in eco-design, including the birth of Cradle to Cradle, the first solar-powered cities and the development of organic building materials.

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March 30, 2015

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Il Bosco Verticale Tops Off in Milan

Il Bosco Verticale Tops Off in Milan

Containing the world’s most ambitious vertical park, Boeri Studio’s tree-decked towers in Milan welcome back some long-forgotten fauna to the city.

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March 30, 2015

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7 Great Furnishings Made With Recycled Wood

7 Great Furnishings Made With Recycled Wood

Conceived for the Design by Nature competition, these imaginative and eco-friendly pieces by Stacklab, Miles Keller, Scott Barker and others are now on show at Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works.

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November 17, 2014

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Off-the-Grid Toilets for Developing Countries

Off-the-Grid Toilets for Developing Countries

These solar-powered sanitation systems – championed by Bill and Melinda Gates’s Reinvent the Toilet Challenge – promise to solve one of the greatest dilemmas for infrastructure-challenged regions such as India.

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October 30, 2014

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Greenbuild Gives Back to New Orleans

Greenbuild Gives Back to New Orleans

Taking place next week in the Big Easy, the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo will feature world-renowned speakers, exhibitor booths powered by renewable energy, and a Make It Right home built on the premises and delivered to a family in need.

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October 16, 2014

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