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Grow Op in Toronto Shows Off Next-Level Landscape Art

Grow Op in Toronto Shows Off Next-Level Landscape Art

Just in time for Earth Day, nature-inspired installations bloom at the Gladstone Hotel’s Grow Op exhibition.

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7 days ago

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Designing (and Certifying) Healthy Buildings

Designing (and Certifying) Healthy Buildings

A new building standard focused on wellbeing is encouraging designers and architects to create healthier spaces for humans. At IIDEXCanada, Rick Fedrizzi, CEO of the International WELL Building Institute, shared the keys to a happier, more productive work environment.

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December 20, 2016

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2017 Design Trends: Talking to Andrew Dent

2017 Design Trends: Talking to Andrew Dent

Material Connexion’s vice-president of library and materials research is one of the leading experts in educating brands such as Ikea and Adidas on sustainable material alternatives. We wanted to know his thoughts on whether the world is ready to go green.

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December 6, 2016

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A Modular Cricket Farm

A Modular Cricket Farm

Non-profit architecture group Terreform ONE’s compact insect farm is designed for raising crickets as a sustainable protein source for humans.

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September 5, 2016

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2016 AZ Awards Winner: Environmental Leadership Award

2016 AZ Awards Winner: Environmental Leadership Award

The Central Energy Facility at Stanford University cuts campus greenhouse gas emissions by 68 per cent – and looks good while doing it.

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September 1, 2016

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13 Designs for Cleaner Oceans

13 Designs for Cleaner Oceans

In honour of World Oceans Day, we’ve rounded up 13 of our favourite designs for cleaner oceans – including products from Adidas, Levi’s, Interface and Studio Swine.

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June 8, 2016

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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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May 19, 2016

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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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May 17, 2016

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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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