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Previewing Manhattan’s subterranean park

Previewing Manhattan’s subterranean park

A new exhibit conjures the Low Line, a plan to turn a massive and abandoned trolley terminal in the Lower East Side into an underground green space illuminated entirely by a solar canopy.

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September 13, 2012

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Summer Home: A Mobile Beach House in New Zealand

Summer Home: A Mobile Beach House in New Zealand

Perched along the coastline of Coromandel Peninsula, Crosson Clarke Carnachan Architects’ off-the-grid beach hut offers spectacular views.

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August 31, 2012

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Frank Gehry makes it right

Frank Gehry makes it right

The architect joins a roster of local and international firms, including Morphosis and MVRDV, that have completed eco-homes in New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward for residents left homeless by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

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July 24, 2012

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London 2012: Jubilee Gardens

London 2012: Jubilee Gardens

Rotterdam’s West 8 revitalizes the once-neglected gardens on London’s Southbank.

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July 23, 2012

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Wonderful eco-wood accessories

Wonderful eco-wood accessories

Two products – and one Kickstarter prototype – that put wood to ingenious use as an iPad stand, an iPhone case and a notebook (the kind with sheets of paper).

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July 12, 2012

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HWKN does MoMA PS1

HWKN does MoMA PS1

Occupying MoMA PS1’s courtyard all summer, this multifunctional and eye-catching structure neutralizes airborne pollutants for an impact equivalent to taking 260 cars off the road.

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July 3, 2012

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Brooks + Scarpa’s Rosa Gardens

Brooks + Scarpa’s Rosa Gardens

On Rosa Parks Road in Palm Springs, the firm has created an affordable housing complex that seamlessly blends in with the desert landscape.

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June 26, 2012

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Studio Formafantasma at Design Miami/Basel

Studio Formafantasma at Design Miami/Basel

At this week’s art-design bonanza in Switzerland, Andrea Trimarchi and Simone Farresin – renowned for employing plant-based plastics and agricultural waste to create unique home accessories – unveil new luxury goods for Fendi and the Vitra Design Museum.

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June 14, 2012

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The future of electric bikes

The future of electric bikes

Big auto companies – like Smart, Audi and Ford – are engineering the next generation of state-of-the-art e-bikes.

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June 13, 2012

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Five great books about going green

Five great books about going green

Sustainability and urban gardening aren’t new, but, if the number of books published on the subjects is any indication, their popularity keeps growing. Here are five go-green titles that have arrived at our office in the past few months.

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June 12, 2012

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