Is this truly a maintenance-fr...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)   TREEHUGGER Design / Green Architecture © Jesper Ray Reldania Byg is one very strange heritage...

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ASLA Announces 2014 Profession...

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[Translate] 09/29/2014 by The Dirt Contributor The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announces the winners of the 2014...

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School is designed around roof...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)   TREEHUGER DESIGN, URBAN DESIGN © Yu Xu The great architect Louis Sullivan wrote: Whether it...

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Spiral stair is sleek and R...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)  TREEHUGGER Design / Interior Design © Risa Mayer Every year I ask my students at Ryerson...

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Along Norway’s Tourist Route, ...

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[Translate] 09/26/2014 by The Dirt Contributor Regardless of how beautiful or strange a landscape is, we’ve all done it. After the...

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Is Urban Revitalization Withou...

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[Translate] 09/26/2014 by Jared Green   THE DIRT Cities are the place to be these days, which means big changes for the historic...

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Brilliant Idea: The Green Bene...

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[Translate] 09/26/2014 by Jared Green   THE DIRT Why hasn’t anyone thought of this before? At the EcoDistricts Summit in Washington,...

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Reclaimed wooden “zome&#...

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[Translate] Kimberley Mok (@kimberleymok)   TREEHUGGER Design / Modular Design © Balanced Carpentry We’ve heard of geodesic...

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From A Decaying Industrial Are...

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[Translate] Laurie Guevara-​Stone  RMI Writer / Editor Sweden has one of the highest per capita electricity consumption rates in the...

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Nakagin Capsule Tower: The Fut...

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[Translate] David Friedlander   LIFE EDITED Architecture Don’t let its weathered facade fool you, the Nakagin Capsule Tower was one...

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“Junk playgrounds”...

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[Translate] Kimberley Mok (@kimberleymok)  TREEHUGGER Living / Culture Video screen capture Erin Davis Recent studies have shown that...

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A walk around my new “ac...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)   treehugger Design / Interior Design CC BY 2.0 Lloyd Alter I have been working at a standing...

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New York City Mayor Unveils Pl...

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[Translate]   by Katie Valentine CLIMATE PROGRESS New York Mayor Bill de Blasio marches in the People’s Climate March...

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The seven ways Rockwell Group ...

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[Translate] Metropolis Magazine / September 2014 / The Rockwell Way The Rockwell Way . Shannon Sharpe Richard Jaris, David Rockwell,...

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Tim Cook calls the new Apple h...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)   TREEHUGGER Design / Green Architecture © apple Because it’s not what you build,...

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US’s Oldest Mall Opens Up as M...

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[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED Architecture In February of 2013, we took a look at the Providence Arcade. Developer Evan...

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Pittsburgh’s mayor wants...

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[Translate] Michael Graham Richard (@Michael_GR)   TREEHUGGER Transportation / Bikes Screen capture SF Fighting for more walking,...

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Mush-lume is made of magical m...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)   TREEHUGGER Design / Interior Design © Danielle Trofe/ JAM Editions Inc We are huge fans of...

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Amazing photos of high-density...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)   TREEHUGGER Design / Urban Design © Peter Stewart via Designboom Designboom shows the...

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Housing an Aging Population

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[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED Architecture By 2030, it is estimated that there will be 33M more seniors (65+) than there...

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What Ever Happened to Experien...

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[Translate] Metropolis Magazine / Technology isn’t a substitute for human-centered solutions. Susan S. Szenasy New passport...

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Jaime Lerner’s Urban Acupunctu...

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[Translate] 09/18/2014 by Jared Green   THE DIRT Jaime Lerner, one of the most influential urban leaders of our time, has written...

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“Glamper” tiny hou...

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[Translate] Kimberley Mok (@kimberleymok) Design / Tiny Houses © Tinywood Homes Tiny homes come in all shapes, sizes and budgets....

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Wisconsin Passivhaus combines ...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)   TREEHUGGER Design / Green Architecture © Via Green Home Institute Sonya Newenhouse practices...

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Japanese Architects Build Mult...

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[Translate] Design your life to include more money, health and happiness with less stuff, space and energy. David Friedlander   LIFE...

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How to give a community a soul

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[Translate] Georgetown in Washington, D.C., has more soul than Arlington, Va., just across the river.    Ephien By Ben Adler   GRIST...

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Houses keep getting bigger, bu...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Business / Economics CC BY 2.0 Wikipedia In Citylab, Richard Florida looks at the increasingly...

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World’s Oldest Beehive D...

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[Translate] Bonnie Alter   TREEHUGGER Design / Sustainable Product Design Image from scotsman.com We have read a lot about the demise...

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Why Small, White-Walled, Minim...

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[Translate] David Friedlander   LIFE EDITED Architecture We realize many of our readers are not big fans of mostly white,...

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Inventive New Designs for D.C....

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[Translate] 09/11/2014 by Jared Green   THE DIRT Six months ago, an exciting national design competition was launched for the 11th...

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