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A Storm-Resistant School Concept in the Philippines

One studio's response to Typhoon Haiyan for a multi-purpose, storm-resistant school in an affected area of the Philippines.
May 21, 2014
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A Green Table Lamp Grown from Mushrooms

Brooklyn designer Danielle Trofe’s new Mush-Lume lamp is made from biodegradable mushroom material.
February 27, 2014

Forces of Nature Exhibit at 19 Greek Street

Sustainable design shines at 19 greek street’s Forces of Nature exhibit.
February 20, 2014
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7 (Nearly) Net-Zero Homes

Hay insulation, passive solar, drought-tolerant gardens: Behold the following 7 houses from Dwell's pages that give back by striving for net-zero status.
January 28, 2014
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A Sustainably Built Weekend Home

Alternative materials help a house in California’s wine country tread lightly on the land.
December 18, 2013
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Empire State of Modern: 7 Upstate New York Houses

Where does Upstate New York begin? Ask a New York City dweller and they are likely to tell you that "Upstate" means anything north of the Cross-Westchester Expressway. Wherever its southern boundary lies, there is plenty of Upstate New York to go around and, as it turns out, plenty of noteworthy residential architecture, too. Here, from Dwell's archives, are some of our favorite Empire State houses.
December 11, 2013
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How To: Green Your Roof

No matter the month, it's never too cold or too early to start planning for major eco-impact. From urban rooftop gardens to living surfaces that help homeowners save on energy costs, here you'll find plenty of ideas for the final (green) frontier: the green roof.
December 2, 2013
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BoConcept and Smart Team Up to Make Urban Living Easier

For years automative brand Smart and BoConcept, a Danish modern furniture retailer have been providing our industries with innovative design. Having shared their extensive experience providing solutions for urban living, Smart and BoConcept partner up to make city living a little easier by introducing the Fortwo signature style car and the Smartville collection of matching furniture and accessories.
November 17, 2013
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Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge Finalists Announced

Out of 144 prospective applicants, 10 have been selected as finalists to move onto the next round for the Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge sponsored by the Schmidt Family Foundation and the Dutch Postcode Lottery. Winners will be announced on November 15, 2013 and will share a cash prize of $250,000.
September 16, 2013