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Pink sheds: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

by noreply@blogger.com (alex johnson) from Shedworking  (other blog) — Oct 01, 2014 01:17 AM
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View Original Version here (via Easy Shed ) Easyshed are raising awareness and funds to support Breast Cancer Care. Firstly they are donating £200 directly to the charity, but they are also running a ‘Pink Shed’ campaign and aim to get a picture they have created of a pink shed shared 10,000 times on Facebook. If they achieve this they will create a new pink shed range, available for the public to buy directly from their website. "We feel this is a brilliant way of raising awareness," says Matt from easyshed, "and helps the shed market branch out because sheds shouldn’t just be for men! More details at their site here . ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tuesday posts are sponsored by Garden Spaces , suppliers of contemporary garden buildings, offices, gyms and studios, many of which do not require planning

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Plumber, Water Pipe Inspired Table Clock

by Holly from GBlog » DESIGN  (design blog) — Oct 01, 2014 01:08 AM
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Plumber is an industrial table clock taking inspiration from a water pipe. Created by Italian designer Andrea Bellotto for BOZU, the clock is made of ceramic and finished with a high-gloss glaze. The timepiece houses a three-hand Seiko movement, so it runs like a pro. Available in blue, green, black, and white, the design is [...] More...

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Interview: Adrian McCarroll on Building Villa Amanzi in an Open Tropical Environment

by Alex Levin from Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building » Architecture  (design blog) — Oct 01, 2014 01:08 AM
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Inhabitat: How would you characterize the kind of architecture you create? Is there a unifying theme behind all your projects? Our principle driving force is to create places and spaces where people just love to be.  We aim to design environments that

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Costa Mesa Waldorf School is Made From 32 Recycled Shipping Containers

by Lidija Grozdanic from Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building » Architecture  (design blog) — Oct 01, 2014 01:08 AM
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Waldorf Schools and shipping container buildings are two of our favorite things here at Inhabitat - and this amazing project combines them both! The Waldorf School of Orange County recently unveiled a set of new buildings made from 32 shipping containers.

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A 650-Foot-Long Running Track Tops This Space-Saving Elementary School in China

by Lucy Wang from Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building » Architecture  (design blog) — Oct 01, 2014 01:08 AM
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Land shortage is a common problem in the old but cramped city of Zhejiang, and the nearly 78,000-square-foot area allocated for the elementary school was simply not big enough to comfortably fit ground-level recreational space. Thus, LYCS Architecture designed

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Transforming ‘Leviathan’ Antarctic Research Facility is Out of This World

by Lidija Grozdanic from Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building » Architecture  (design blog) — Oct 01, 2014 01:08 AM
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The flowing form mimics the edges of the ice formations along the coastline and allows ships to reach its hidden docks. A curved glass tower extends upwards from a mainly horizontal volume, and the sprawling research center is complemented with exhibition

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PHOTOS: Iconic High Line Park in NYC Opens Final Section To Public

by Laura Mordas-Schenkein from Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building » Architecture  (design blog) — Oct 01, 2014 01:08 AM
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http://instagram.com/p/tK7_yJN3Yi/ a #Hyperlapse tour of the High Line at the Yards in 15 seconds! With the third and final section of the High Line opening today, the High Line restoration project, which has been 16 years in the making - is finally complete.

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INTERVIEW: Bamboo builder, and Ibuku Founder Elora Hardy on Creating Incredible Green Buildings with Bamboo

by Lidija Grozdanic from Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building » Architecture  (design blog) — Oct 01, 2014 01:08 AM
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We’ve showcased numerous bamboo designs over the years, from furniture to entire buildings, but when it comes to combining green building and renewable materials, Ibuku’s incredible bent-bamboo buildings take the cake. The Bali-based bamboo building team

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Seattle’s Stream Belmont Apartment Complex is the Latest in Upscale Sustainable Living

by Bridgette Meinhold from Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building » Architecture  (design blog) — Oct 01, 2014 01:08 AM
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The Stream Belmont is a 6-story, 70-unit apartment building in Seattle's Capital Hill neighborhood with close proximity to tons of shops, restaurants and transit. In fact, the building is so well situated it boasts a walkability score of 98 according to Walk

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Germany's Allianz Insurance Company's Green Roof

Germany’s Allianz Insurance Company Building Wins the Country’s 2014 Green Roof Prize

by Inhabitat from Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building » Architecture  (design blog) — Oct 01, 2014 01:08 AM
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The oldest green roof association in the world, FBB (Fachvereiningung für Bauwerksbegruenung e.V.), has awarded a prize for Green Roof of the Year 2014 to a 30-year-old green roof atop the Allianz Insurance Company in Stuttgart, Germany. In 1981, Allianz

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