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Dwell July/August 2008, Vol. 08 Issue 08: Growing Up Green

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Building a Sustainable Future

GROWING UP...
Bay Wash
With a presence in three centuries, Christi Azevedo’s Victorian survived the quake of 1906 and served as a laundry before its...
Jason F. McLennan reviews 5 eco-toilets
Victorian technology has no business being the receptacle for your business. It’s time to outmode the common commode.
A Suspended Living Room Floats Like an Air Ship
Pieter Weijnen’s brand of maritime modernism brings a touch of magic to Amsterdam’s Steigereiland, where the architect built his...
Post Bale
Boulder, Colorado, straddles a dynamic geographical border where miles of Rocky Mountains descend into flat plains that stretch...
Eric Garcetti's Green Home Remodel
Los Angeles is not all mini-malls and highways.
Hong Kong, China
Hong Kong’s architectural development can be traced through time by viewing it panoramically from the city’s stratospheric...
A Striking Bohemian Geothermal Home
Taking a calculated turn from tradition, two Czech architects designed a modern rendition of a classic Bohemian home, powered by...
Little Field of Flowers
Nanimarquina—In 1987, Barcelona-based designer Nani Marquina established a textile and rug design studio.
Design Junkie
"I guess from a young age I collected things that interested me—picked up bizarre things from the street, put them in boxes, or...
Deborah Leach and Thames21
If you’ve never heard of “fly-tipping,” then you’ve certainly seen its results.
Ed Mazria
"This isn’t a question of cost: It’s a question of design.
When We Talk About Good Design
Many architects and designers, when talked down from the theoretical towers of “sculptural forms” and “floating volumes” and made...