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Steal the Style: 10 Restaurant Interiors to Inspire Your Kitchen Renovation

by Nancy Mitchell from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Aug 23, 2014 01:20 AM
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If you're looking for inspiration for your kitchen remodel, what better place to look than to people who cook for a living? Restaurants and bars have to be both functional and stylish, and they're an excellent source of ideas for your kitchen. Here are ten of our favorite restaurant interiors from around the world, along with renovating ideas to steal from each one. READ MORE »

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Less Is More:The Tiny House Movement

Tiny House Infographic from CustomMade

by bob from Vermont Architect - Robert Swinburne  (other blog) — Aug 23, 2014 01:18 AM
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I was just emailed a link to this really excellent tiny house infographic and it seemed worth sharing. I would add to this the community building aspects of the tiny house movement. Click to Enlarge Image Less Is More:The Tiny … Continue reading →

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Project dome, land art generator initiative, lagi 2014 competition, 2014 lagi competition, 2014 land art generator initiative, tony Thomas, rayworks design studio, M. Ephraim Thomas, Saleena Thomas, solar energy, wind energy, undercurrent energy, biomass, biogas, semi transparent pv panels, Copenhagen, Refshaleøen

Project Dome Could Power Copenhagen Using Energy From the Sun, Wind, Water, and Biomass!

by Lucy Wang from Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building » Architecture  (design blog) — Aug 23, 2014 01:09 AM
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Project Dome is a design proposal submitted to this year's Land Art Generator Initiative design competition, a contest that solicits ideas for constructible regenerative architecture in Copenhagen. Designed by Tony Thomas of Rayworks Design Studio, M. Ephraim

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Ford Transit Connect XLT, van conversion, tiny home on wheels, DIY, bedouin, tent, tafline laylin, on the road, climate change, america's green heroes, tafline laylin weekly column, van home, home on wheels, modern day nomad, nomad van, Inhabitat

DIY: How to Turn an Ordinary Cargo Van Into a Cozy Tiny Home on Wheels

by Tafline Laylin from Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building » Architecture  (design blog) — Aug 23, 2014 01:09 AM
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I deliberately bought the longer wheel base Ford Transit Connect XLT, which has no infrastructure in the back and enough height and length that I and others can sit comfortably on a raised platform. Since I'll be living out of the van for several months at

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ent city urbanism, Andrew Heben, tent cities, tiny house villages, homeless, micro-housing

How Tiny House Villages Could Solve America’s Homeless Epidemic

by Laura Mordas-Schenkein from Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building » Architecture  (design blog) — Aug 23, 2014 01:09 AM
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Could the tiny house phenomenon solve America's homeless epidemic? Andrew Heben, urban planner and professional tiny house builder, says it can. His new book Tent City Urbanism: From Self-Organized Camps to Tiny House Villages explores the growing trend of

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Upcycled Shipping Containers are Reborn as Colorful Schoolrooms

by Inhabitat from Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building » Architecture  (design blog) — Aug 23, 2014 01:09 AM
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Shipping containers are commonly seen on the backs of trucks all over the world, but few of us are accustomed to seeing them in our schools! You can find them for sale in Perth, New York, London, Cape Town, and just about any other major town or city throughout

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green design, eco design, sustainable design, dRMM Studio, Studio de Rijke Marsh Morgan, Comet STreet STudio, off the grid artist studio, art studio, ETFE Plastic

Off-Grid Comet Street Studio is a Tranquil Retreat in the Midst of London

by Lori Zimmer from Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building » Architecture  (design blog) — Aug 23, 2014 01:09 AM
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The unique studio juts out like a meteorite just behind the busy Deptford High Street. To create the seclusion the artist wanted, the studio was designed without any street-facing windows. Instead, the entire building is angled to the north, which provides

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Studio Cachoua Torres Camilletti, hong kong, skyscrapers, rice paddy terraces, futuristic cities, futuristic architecture, futuristic skyscrapers, studio ctc, hong kong towers, mass transit, gray water system, urban agriculture, vertical farm, mixed use

Are These Incredible Rice Paddy-Topped Hong Kong Towers the Skyscrapers of the Future?

by Lucy Wang from Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building » Architecture  (design blog) — Aug 23, 2014 01:09 AM
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Shortlisted in the World Architecture Festival 2014 awards, Studio CTC's visionary skyscrapers bring agriculture and greenery back to the urban fabric in a big way. Inspired by the duality in Hong Kong's cultural history, the architects split the mixed-use

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Greenbuild 2014: The World’s Largest Green Building Event is Coming to New Orleans October 22nd!

by Laura Mordas-Schenkein from Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building » Architecture  (design blog) — Aug 23, 2014 01:09 AM
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Heads up architects and green building buffs - the world’s largest sustainable building event, Greenbuild, is coming up in New Orleans from October 22-24! This year the Big Easy is hosting this prestigious international conference and expo, and thousands

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craigieburn library, craigieburn, Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp, FJMT, rammed earth, louvers, australian architecture, library design, pavilions, locally sourced earth, sunscreen, solar heat gain, sustainable architecture,

Rammed Earth Walls and Louvered Canopies Protect Craigieburn Library From the Intense Australian Sun

by Lucy Wang from Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building » Architecture  (design blog) — Aug 23, 2014 01:09 AM
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Located just north of Melbourne in a fast-growing municipality, the Craigieburn Library serves as a key learning center and public gathering space for the community. FJMT used locally sourced earth as the library's primary building material to connect the

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