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This amazing farm in a box can pop up on any city street

by lidijada@gmail.com (Lidija Grozdanic) from Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingArchitecture – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building  (design blog) — Jun 27, 2017 01:04 AM
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Living in the city can make it difficult to get fresh produce from local farms. Over the past decade, urban farming and community gardening have grown in popularity, with small gardens sprouting on top of skyscrapers. Finnish enterprise Exsilio Oy aims to make it as simple as possible for people to grow their own produce with EkoFARMER farming modules. EkoFarmer is a 13-meter long farming module that can be installed anywhere and requires only access to water and electricity outlets. Containing...

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This urban tree cleans as much polluted air as an entire forest

by amanda.froelich13@gmail.com (Amanda Froelich) from Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingArchitecture – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building  (design blog) — Jun 27, 2017 01:04 AM
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Air pollution might be invisible, but it results in 7 million premature deaths each year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). To scrub the air of harmful particulates, “CityTree” installations have been placed in locations such as Oslo, Paris, Brussels and Hong Kong. In addition to being aesthetically pleasing, the invention is said to have the same environmental impact as 275 urban trees. Developed by Berlin-based Green City Solutions, the CityTree is under 4 meters...

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China breaks ground on first Forest City that fights air pollution

by landscapevoice@gmail.com (Lucy Wang) from Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingArchitecture – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building  (design blog) — Jun 27, 2017 01:04 AM
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A pollution-fighting green city unlike any before is springing to life in China. Designed by Stefano Boeri Architetti, the first “Forest City” is now under construction Liuzhou, Guangxi Province. The futuristic city will use renewable energy for self sufficiency and be blanketed in almost 1 million plants and 40,000 trees—a sea of greenery capable of absorbing nearly 10,000 tons of carbon dioxide and 57 tons of pollutants annually. Commissioned by Liuzhou Municipality Urban Planning...

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LAST CHANCE: Score $1150 of solar outdoor lighting in our summer giveaway

by mkchino@gmail.com (Mike Chino) from Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingArchitecture – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building  (design blog) — Jun 27, 2017 01:04 AM
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Now that spring is in full swing, we're spending as much time as possible outdoors - and as longer days give way to warmer nights, the benefits of solar-powered lighting really start to shine. Whether you're decking out your patio for an evening BBQ or setting up camp in the middle of the woods, solar lights keep the festivities going long after dark without relying on the grid. If you'd like to pick up some quality lamps, you're in luck - we've teamed up with Deelat to offer you a shot at winning...

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Mid Century by Richard Dorman

Mid Century by Richard Dorman

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Jun 27, 2017 01:01 AM
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It has been a while since my last post but I recently came a cross a house that I just had to share. This 1959... The post Mid Century by Richard Dorman appeared first on .

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MULTI ropeless elevator goes up, down and sideways

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 27, 2017 01:06 AM
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This could to a revolution in building design, but also change our cities.

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Your little iPhone has a 75 pound footprint

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 27, 2017 01:06 AM
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That's according to Brian Merchant's new book "The One Device."

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Rising from the ruins of war, Neues Museum in Berlin mixes old and new

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jun 27, 2017 01:06 AM
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David Chipperfield turned a pile of rubble into a masterpiece of renovation and rehabilitation.

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Before & After: A Teeny-Tiny Kitchen Gets Some Serious Style — Sweeten

by Nancy Mitchell from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jun 26, 2017 01:05 AM
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(Image credit: Sweeten ) One of the fun things about working at Apartment Therapy is seeing how much potential there is in even the smallest of spaces. At 25 square feet, this barely-there kitchen is, I think, the smallest kitchen we've ever featured in a Before & After — which makes the end results even more impressive. READ MORE »

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Do It Yourself: An Easy, Affordable & Super Stylish Upgrade for the $40 IKEA Nolmyra Chair — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

by Katie Steuernagle from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time  (other blog) — Jun 26, 2017 01:05 AM
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(Image credit: Katie Steuernagle ) The Ikea Nolmyra has so much potential. Great lines, perfect scale, cool bent plywood legs. But with that stock gray mesh cover, it's a like a sexy foot stuck in a dirty running shoe. You can easily upgrade it, though. Just toss a $12 Gurli throw into your Ikea cart, and we'll show you how to give this cool little lounge chair a whole new look. READ MORE »

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