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Iceland and Greenland Make a Design Scene

by Promila Shastri from 2Modern Blog  (modern blog) — Apr 15, 2014 01:56 AM
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Not content to be upstaged by Nordic cousins Stockholm and Helsinki, Reykjavik is carving out a design niche of its own, having recently hosted the 6th installment of Design March, Iceland’s largest cultural showcase for local talent and a roster of [...]

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How To Make Your Garden Look Fantastic With Recycled Materials

by Taylor Hancock from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Apr 14, 2014 01:18 AM
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As the weather has started to get a little better recently, thousands of people all over the world are considering spending a weekend in the garden and getting it ready for the summer. While some will be happy with mowing the lawn and planting a few [...]

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In the Guardian: 10 reasons to hop on your bike. In the Gold Coast Bullietin: The stupidest cycling article ever written

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Apr 13, 2014 01:09 AM
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Two articles to make you smile; one for its sensibility and the other for its complete [...]

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More winners of the AIA Housing Awards for Architecture

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Apr 12, 2014 01:10 AM
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We showed five familiar ones earlier; here are the [...]

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Do bike lanes slow car traffic? Not if you put them in the right place, according to FiveThirtyEight

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Apr 12, 2014 01:10 AM
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The stats site crunches the numbers and the results should make cyclists and planners happy. Rob Ford is another [...]

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Yellow is the new green: is pee-cycling greener than a composting toilet?

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Apr 12, 2014 01:10 AM
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Urine for a surprise as Alex Wilson concludes that urine collection beats composting. I was, because they are not mutually [...]

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Ross Lovegrove updates the classic basket chair in hydroformed aluminum

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Apr 11, 2014 01:15 AM
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And unlike the classic wicker version, this one stacks. Designboom reports from [...]

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Everyone's excited about the food truck revolution, but what are the implications for urbanism and the environment?

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Apr 11, 2014 01:15 AM
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The restrictions are being eased to make it easier for food trucks to serve in Toronto. Is this a good [...]

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How to reduce your energy consumption: Buy a glass monster home and fill it with green gizmos

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Apr 11, 2014 01:15 AM
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Sometimes it is hard to know what these companies are really telling [...]

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How To Clean Your Home Without Harsh Chemicals

by Taylor Hancock from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Apr 11, 2014 01:15 AM
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These are enlightened times and, thanks to the internet and television, our awareness of the damage we are doing to the environment with simple everyday activities is general knowledge to all of us. Even if we are not on a quest to save the world, which [...]

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