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The TRIWA x Humanium Metal Watch

by admin from GessatoDesign – Gessato  (design blog) — Jun 20, 2018 01:04 AM
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The world’s first watch crafted from melted illegal firearms. Stockholm-based watch brand TRIWA recently partnered... The post The TRIWA x Humanium Metal Watch appeared first on Gessato . The TRIWA x Humanium Metal Watch was first posted on June 19, 2018 at 6:54 am. ©2017 " Gessato Blog ". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at davide@gessato.com More...

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PIETER Bookcase By Quentin de Coster

by Roxana Bontea from GessatoDesign – Gessato  (design blog) — Jun 20, 2018 01:04 AM
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A modular bookcase inspired by an iconic artist. Belgian designer Quentin de Coster has a... The post PIETER Bookcase By Quentin de Coster appeared first on Gessato . PIETER Bookcase By Quentin de Coster was first posted on June 19, 2018 at 7:22 am. ©2017 " Gessato Blog ". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at davide@gessato.com More...

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Prefab DublDom home delivered via helicopter as a gift to a remote Russian town

by landscapevoice@gmail.com (Lucy Wang) from Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building  (design blog) — Jun 20, 2018 01:04 AM
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Moscow-based design studio BIO Architects has installed their latest Dubldom prefab in the snowy mountains of Kandalaksha, a ski town in northeastern Russia. The Dubldom was installed as a gift for the town after resident Alexander Trunkovkiy won the competition “Find your place 2016” that asked participants to submit location proposals for a Dubldom and explain how a prefab home would benefit the area. Lifted into place by helicopter, the new Dubldom in Kandalaksha serves as a shelter for tourists...

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Reforestation in China heralds the return of rare animals

by gregory.j.beach@gmail.com (Greg Beach) from Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building  (design blog) — Jun 20, 2018 01:04 AM
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If you plant it, they will come. China is pursuing an ambitious project, underway for decades, to increase the amount of land covered by forests to twenty three percent of the country's total land area by the end of the decade. In addition to the benefits of green space for people, such as cleaner air and improved mental health outcomes, the resurgent forests are also supporting the return of rare animals to habitats from which they had previously disappeared. Using infrared cameras placed in the...

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First paper straw factory in decades to open as UK bans plastic

by gregory.j.beach@gmail.com (Greg Beach) from Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building  (design blog) — Jun 20, 2018 01:04 AM
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As the United Kingdom moves forward with its planned ban on single-use plastic products, the first paper straw factory to open in decades is rising in Wales to meet the consumer need. Transcend Packaging, the owner and operator of the new plant, has already reached out to 1,361 McDonald's restaurants throughout the United Kingdom, as well as other restaurants, to provide them with more environmentally friendly straws. “We spotted a huge opportunity, and we went for it,” Transcend sales and marketing...

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An old London chapel is reborn into a modern home and artist studio

by landscapevoice@gmail.com (Lucy Wang) from Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building  (design blog) — Jun 20, 2018 01:04 AM
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UK architect Alexander Nikjoo has breathed new life into a Victorian chapel by transforming it into a contemporary home and studio for an artist. Located in Deptford in South London, the renovation has streamlined the look of the former chapel with a fresh coat of paint and a minimalist material palette. The interior was refreshed to feel much more bright and airy and is flooded with natural light. Although the old chapel was already being used as a studio space by the time Nikjoo...

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Solar-powered home boasts an upside down layout for an expansive feel

by landscapevoice@gmail.com (Lucy Wang) from Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building  (design blog) — Jun 20, 2018 01:04 AM
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When a couple finally decided to fulfill their dream of living by the beach, they reached out to Sydney-based architecture firm Rolf Ockert Design to bring their vision to life. To make the most of the property’s views that overlook the nearby lagoon and beach of North Curl Curl, the beach home was designed with an “upside down” layout where the living areas are stacked on top of the lower level bedrooms. Energy efficiency was also a key driver in the design of the North Curl Curl House, which...

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This off-grid, prefab tiny cabin in Michigan fits a family of five

by landscapevoice@gmail.com (Lucy Wang) from Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building  (design blog) — Jun 20, 2018 01:04 AM
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When designer Jorie Burns set her sights on owning a second home near Lake Michigan, she decided to take a chance with the more affordable options found in prefabricated architecture. After perusing several different layouts offered at Lakeside Cabins Resort, she and her family settled on a compact floor plan of 860 square feet. The small cabin was built in Indiana and then shipped to the resort in Three Oaks, Michigan. Created for seasonal use, Jorie Burns’ compact cabin is primed...

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How to make American cities bike-friendly

by nicholsrmegan@gmail.com (Megan Ray Nichols) from Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building  (design blog) — Jun 20, 2018 01:04 AM
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If you live in a city, even one that offers public transportation, riding a bike can be a great option to get you to and from where you need to go. More and more people are opting for bicycles instead of cars, but most American cities are lagging behind when it comes to bike lanes and other features to make roads safer for bicyclists. Many cities ban cyclists from riding on the sidewalk and expect them to share the road with passing cars, without even the benefit of a bike lane. What can we do to...

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Early Call for Entries A Design Awards

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Jun 20, 2018 01:08 AM
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It is that time of year, early call for entries for The A’ Design Awards. I am sure the 2018-2019 submissions will be just as... The post Early Call for Entries A Design Awards appeared first on .

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