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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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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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A Toronto Library That Speaks Volumes

A Toronto Library That Speaks Volumes

The Toronto Public Library’s 100th branch reads as a library of the future. With warm wood, open sightlines and soon-to-bloom green roofs, this joint project by LGA Architectural Partners and Philip H. Carter proves you can judge a book by its cover.

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June 18, 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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A Primary School Brings Biodiversity to Paris

A Primary School Brings Biodiversity to Paris

A lush slice of landscape interrupts the urban sprawl of Paris, thanks to Chartier Dalix Architectes’ green-wrapped primary school and community gymnasium.

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March 20, 2015

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