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  1. Green Cottage Getaway in Maine
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    Green Cottage Getaway in Maine

    On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green getaway of his own.

    written by: Amber Bravo
    photos by: Eirik Johnson
    11.22.10

  2. The First LEED for Homes–Rated House in Utah
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    The First LEED for Homes–Rated House in Utah

    In the land of large mountain lodge wannabes, two California natives tuck Utah’s first LEED for Homes–rated house onto the side of Emigration Canyon.  

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Dustin Aksland
    07.01.10

  3. The Future of Solar?
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    The Future of Solar?

    The Brooklyn–based start-up SMIT (Sustainably Minded Interactive Technology) was formed in 2005 by the brother and sister team of Samuel and Teresita Cochran. Their goal: to invent a hybrid...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.18.10

  4. Aerial Modernism
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    Aerial Modernism

    Some of the most famous modern buildings are now preserved as public landmarks, which anyone can visit and tour. Others remain private, viewed only through architectural photography and magazine...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.20.10

  5. Test-Case Scenario
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    Test-Case Scenario

    Beating out a host of competitors, one Danish family left their home behind (it’s just down the road, really) to camp out for a year in an Active House, a green-home prototype with all the...

    written by: Cathy Strongman
    photos by: Jens Passoth
    06.15.10

  6. Lightforms, Digitally Fabricated
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    Lightforms, Digitally Fabricated

    Known to many architects as that translucent film paper on which archaic hand drawings become worthy of pin-up, mylar is making an illuminating entrance into the realm of the three-dimensional. ...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    05.11.10

  7. Easy Ways to Save Energy
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    Easy Ways to Save Energy

    Apparently the average home has 40 devices plugged in drawing constant energy, even when they're turned off (this is called, creepily, 'vampire energy'). To combat this, Belkin has created a slew...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    10.07.10

  8. And the Water Wise Winners Are...
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    And the Water Wise Winners Are...

    We teamed up with Kohler in hot pursuit of a common enemy—the water hog—and we asked you to submit your water-saving solutions for a “Water Wise” future. The submissions...

    written by: Ralston O'Neill
    06.27.10

  9. Not So Simple Green
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    Not So Simple Green

    Suzanne Shelton’s life work is making sustainable lifestyles attractive and accessible. She’s the CEO of the Shelton Group, a marketing company she founded in 1991 that works...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    09.03.10

  10. The Idea House: Senior Living
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    The Idea House: Senior Living

    With Americans living longer, there’s growing interest in the concept of aging in place—that is, staying in our own homes for as long as possible. Fortunately, we can look to the senior...

    written by: Emily Young
    photos by: Peter Williams
    11.03.10

  11. Kindle Case and Notebook

    Kindle Case and Notebook

    We are still a little torn on the digital book revolution. It obviously makes loads of sense—it's can be a bummer to lug multiple novels along in a compact suitcase, and is pretty amazing to...

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  12. 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

  13. Greening Oakland Homes

    Greening Oakland Homes

    This event with connect homeowners with local contractors and organizations that can conserve water and energy -- in a cost-effective manner.

    03.03.10

  14. Constructed Landscapes: Mark Baugh-Sasaki

    Constructed Landscapes: Mark Baugh-Sasaki

    In this solo exhibition, Mark Baugh-Sasaki presents sculptural works integrating video and photography. Combining the organic with the industrial, and the technological with the artistic, the works...

    08.16.10

  15. Compostmodern- Unconference

    Compostmodern- Unconference

    Compostmodern, the biennial interdisciplinary conference for designers and design-leaders created by the San Francisco Chapter of AIGA today announced its jam-packed, two-day schedule that offers a...

    10.29.10

  16. Hyperlinks: Architecture and Design

    Hyperlinks: Architecture and Design

    The Internet has undoubtedly transformed the world we live in; its unprecedented access to and layering of information lead to greater interaction and engagement, and a complex understanding of...

    11.28.10

  17. Euroflues

    Euroflues

    Euroflues brings contemporary relevance to one of life’s simplest pleasures—relaxing in the warmth of a glowing wood fire. Euroflues follows European design trends across the...

    12.23.10

  18. Tivoli Audio

    Tivoli Audio was created for one purpose - to bring beautifully designed, simple-to-use, high quality audio products to consumers at a fair price. The company was founded by Tom DeVesto, a highly...

    04.06.10

  19. miniwiz

    MINIWIZ specializes in renewable green power handheld digital devices.

    06.11.10

  20. Escea

    Escea

    Escea /es.see.ah is a manufacturer of technologically advanced indoor and outdoor gas fireplaces. The Escea vision is that the home fireplace should not only be efficient and easy to use, but most...

    06.15.10

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