Kanga sustainable design portable room kits

Kanga Room Systems Offers Tiny, Portable Eco-Friendly Kit Buildings | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Andrew Michler INHABITAT INTERVIEW: Green Architect & Cradle to Cradle Founder William McDonough TweetShare on TumblrEmail INHABITAT: What inspired you to write ‘Cradle to Cradle‘ (the book) and launch the Cradle to Cradle system? William McDonough: From an early age, I was fascinated by differing attitudes towards resources. Growing up in Japan and Hong Kong, I was given my first look at complete material cycles, where waste becomes […] READ MORE >, inhabitat.com

Texas-based Kanga Room Sys­tems builds pre­fab­ri­cat­ed aux­il­iary units for your home or busi­ness. Whether you’re look­ing for a stu­dio, office, extra liv­ing space, or an extra room, these basic …

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Eco cabin on stilts

Olson Kundig Architects’ Prefab Sol Duc Cabin Rests Lightly on Four Stilts | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Andrew Michler INHABITAT INTERVIEW: Green Architect & Cradle to Cradle Founder William McDonough TweetShare on TumblrEmail INHABITAT: What inspired you to write ‘Cradle to Cradle‘ (the book) and launch the Cradle to Cradle system? William McDonough: From an early age, I was fascinated by differing attitudes towards resources. Growing up in Japan and Hong Kong, I was given my first look at complete material cycles, where waste becomes […] READ MORE >, inhabitat.com

The Sol Duc Cabin is the lat­est project to come from the office of Inhab­i­tat favorite, Olson Kundig Archi­tects. Locat­ed in the Olympic Penin­su­la, Wash­ing­ton, this small retreat is per­fect fo …

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Stackable urban beehive

Stackable Urban Beehive is Perfect for Beginner Beekeepers | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
mrspie, inhabitat.com

Seek­ing to help restore the world’s declin­ing honey bee pop­u­la­tion, design­er Rowan Dun­ford has cre­at­ed a sim­ple, stack­able bee­hive that makes it easy for any­one to raise bees. Dun­ford’s …

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Too green gadgets of 2013

Top 6 Gadgets for the Home to Help You Go Green in 2013 | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Alyssa Alimurung says:, inhabitat.com

It may still be Decem­ber, but we’re already think­ing about our res­o­lu­tion to make 2013 our green­est year yet. In addi­tion to those clas­sic resolves to eat health­i­er, spend more time with fam­i­ly and friends, and maybe shed a few extra…

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Coco mat Eco mattress: get a sustainable night’s sleep

Get a Sustainable Night’s Sleep On an Ultra-Comfy, Uber-Cozy Coco-Mat Mattress | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Yuka Yoneda says:, inhabitat.com

The aver­age per­son sleeps around eight hours a night — which amounts to a third of your life spent in bed. But despite the amount of time that we find our­selves tucked under our cov­ers, most of us don’t give much thought to the place we plant …

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Harvard bio library stores 70 billion books on DNA

Harvard Stores 70 Billion Books in Record Breaking DNA Bio-Library the Size of a Thumbnail | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
GreatEmerald says:, inhabitat.com

DNA photo from Shut­ter­stock

A team from Har­vard Uni­ver­si­ty’s Wyss Insti­tute for Bio­log­i­cal­ly Inspired Engi­neer­ing has dis­cov­ered a way to store 70 bil­lion books in a space the size of your thumb­nail! Using…

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