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Hive-Mined: 5 Designs Inspired by Bees

Hive-Mined: 5 Designs Inspired by Bees

These buzz-worthy designs inspired by bees help create a better and more beautiful world for humans and insects alike.

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August 27, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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These Indoor Plant Lights Elegantly Sustain Greenery

These Indoor Plant Lights Elegantly Sustain Greenery

Peek inside the growing trend of luminaires designed to support flora with indoor plant lights designed by Nui Studio, Álvaro Goula and Pablo Figuera, Artemide and Glimakra.

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August 20, 2018

Section: Design

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Hamilton’s Joyce Centre is Empowering Students to Build a Net Zero Future

Hamilton’s Joyce Centre is Empowering Students to Build a Net Zero Future

The Joyce Centre, at Hamilton’s Mohawk College, is Southern Ontario’s first net-zero energy institutional building – and it aims to train students to operate the sustainable buildings of the future.

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August 17, 2018

Section: Architecture

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This Über-Compact Cabin Lets Visitors Edit Their Views

This Über-Compact Cabin Lets Visitors Edit Their Views

Into the Wild, a low-tech prefab cabin installed in North Slovakia by start-up Ark Shelter, offers immersive views of the natural world – and a hidden jacuzzi.

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August 16, 2018

Section: Architecture

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3 Sustainable Cladding Innovations That Push Material Boundaries

3 Sustainable Cladding Innovations That Push Material Boundaries

With more and more companies coming up with sustainable options for cladding, there’s no reason not to go green. Here are just three examples.

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July 20, 2018

Section: Design

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Wonder Inc. Designs a Bold Hamilton Shipping Container Home

Wonder Inc. Designs a Bold Hamilton Shipping Container Home

Wonder Inc. has created a bold shipping-container home – a residence for a family that may one day be extended to include refugees, new Canadians and friends from afar.

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July 12, 2018

Section: Architecture

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How Steelcase Used the Power of Polymer to Build a Better Chair

How Steelcase Used the Power of Polymer to Build a Better Chair

For Silq, its new task chair, Steelcase replaces complex mechanisms with a single responsive substance.

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July 10, 2018

Section: Design

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The Bow Chair is Zaha Hadid’s Botanical Seat of the Future

The Bow Chair is Zaha Hadid’s Botanical Seat of the Future

Zaha Hadid Architects designed the Bow Chair, a perch created with 3D-printed bioplastics that nods to the natural world.

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July 4, 2018

Section: Design

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2018 AZ Awards Winner: Environmental Leadership

2018 AZ Awards Winner: Environmental Leadership

In the Duke University Water Reclamation Pond, Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects designed a five-hectare, multi-purpose project that reduced the school’s reliance on potable water. The project won a 2018 AZ Award for Environmental Leadership.

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June 29, 2018

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2018 AZ Awards of Merit: Social Good

2018 AZ Awards of Merit: Social Good

An inventive water-distilling device, a community-focused guest house and a hostel providing in-patient treatment to Indigenous Australians prove that design can be a powerful agent for social change. Here are the recipients of the 2018 AZ Awards of Merit in the Social Good category.

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June 29, 2018

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