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  1. World's First Lichen Garden?
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    World's First Lichen Garden?

    Last spring, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art unveiled its new 14,000-square foot rooftop sculpture garden, spangled with works by Ellsworth Kelly, Louise Bourgeois and Kiki Smith. To a...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    10.26.10

  2. West Coast Green 2010
    Travel Reports

    West Coast Green 2010

    West Coast Green kicked off on Thursday in San Francisco. This year, the annual sustainable design conference is host to speakers like green jobs advocate and Green for All senior fell Van Jones,...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Miyoko Ohtake
    10.02.10

  3. Water: The Exhibition

    Water: The Exhibition

    Want a living planet? Just add water. The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) presents Water: The Exhibition, a celebration of the power and wonder of this life-giving substance and a call to each of us to...

    11.30.10

  4. Water: Our Thirsty World

    Water: Our Thirsty World

    The Annenberg Space for Photography presents an exhibit examining the precarious state of the world’s fresh water.  Coinciding with National Geographic’s special issue "...

    03.30.10

  5. Timbuk2 Hidden Series
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    Timbuk2 Hidden Series

    The problem with reusable bags is actually reusing them. At my apartment, there is reusable bag upon reusable bag (mostly the kind you can buy at the grocery store that resemble a paper bag) but...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Miyoko Ohtake
    06.29.10

  6. The Lives of Energy

    The Lives of Energy

    Making its U.S. premiere, The Lives of Energy is a new feature-length montage film by Rick Prelinger, archivist, writer, and founder of the world famous Prelinger Archives. The film is compiled...

    08.06.10

  7. Terrariums by Botany Factory
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    Terrariums by Botany Factory

    Browsing through the San Francisco shop General Store recently, I noticed some highly covetable, bulbous glass globes filled with tiny succulents: terrariums by the local designer Katie Goldman...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    10.19.10

  8. T.W.A.K.

    In the heart of Mozambique you will find a forestry concession, where wood debris is being turned into recycled, uniquely beautiful pieces of furniture and home accessories, like stools, vases,...

    03.01.10

  9. Sustainable Futures

    Sustainable Futures

    This exhibition showcases a range of design and architecture projects that explore the most important issues associated with sustainability. Celebrated through a selection of pioneering and forward...

    03.02.10

  10. Preview: Shane Judd of Kohler
    Dwell on Design

    Preview: Shane Judd of Kohler

    Water efficiency is as important as ever and this weekend we take the stage not once but twice to discuss ways to be more water wise. Joining Dwell editor Miyoko Ohtake and Dwell digital content...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    06.22.10

  11. Preview: Project H Design
    Dwell on Design

    Preview: Project H Design

    "Change for change" innocently declares a bright green vending machine, but this design intervention delivers more bang for your buck than the typical candy dispenser. The latest...

    written by: Alissa Walker
    06.10.10

  12. Preview: Jon Wilson, Food Map Design
    Dwell on Design

    Preview: Jon Wilson, Food Map Design

    The urban-rural gap is quickly shrinking and interest in local, organic food is continuously increasing. And today, it's not unusually to find gardeners harvesting their own produce even in a...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    06.12.10

  13. Preview: Greywater Corps
    Dwell on Design

    Preview: Greywater Corps

    Dwell on Design is quickly approaching and here at the office we're finalizing the finishing touches and getting ready for our road trip down to Los Angeles (which will surely include the requisite...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    06.15.10

  14. Preview: Ed Begley, Jr.
    Dwell on Design

    Preview: Ed Begley, Jr.

    Ed Begley, Jr. is wearing what can most accurately be described as his uniform, a blue dress shirt unbuttoned to reveal a white t-shirt, khaki cargo shorts and Crocs with socks. Not your typical...

    written by: Alissa Walker
    06.11.10

  15. Preview: Cleantech Corridor Competition
    Dwell on Design

    Preview: Cleantech Corridor Competition

    Imagine a massive green community running through the heart of Los Angeles where research labs and small businesses exist side-by-side with design-focused companies manufacturing everything from...

    written by: Alissa Walker
    06.07.10

  16. miniwiz

    MINIWIZ specializes in renewable green power handheld digital devices.

    06.11.10

  17. Living Concrete/Carrot City

    Living Concrete/Carrot City

    Living Concrete examines urban food initiatives and their impact on local communities—from backyard community plots, roof gardens, and farmer's markets to urban farms—through projects...

    10.05.10

  18. Green California Summit

    Green California Summit

    The 2010 Green California Summit will take place in the state capital, at the Sacramento Convention Center....

    03.02.10

  19. Glass Jar Terrariums
    Event Spotlight

    Glass Jar Terrariums

    Terrariums have once again taken off--just like Indie Mart founder Kelly Malone's San Francisco craft space Workshop. Malone opened Workshop in September 2009 and has since been selling out classes...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.02.10

  20. Events this Weekend: 3.11-3.14
    Week in Review

    Events this Weekend: 3.11-3.14

    The action this weekend is in New York and the Midwest, with our favorite events and exhibitions taking place in the Big Apple and around lower Lake Michigan.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    03.11.10

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