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Living Microalgae Lamp Absorbs CO2 from the Air

French biochemist Pierre Calleja has designed a fascinating eco-friendly lamp that could light up streets and parking garages while cutting CO2 …

Affordable shipping container village can pop up almost anywhere in the world

Copenhagen is consistently ranked as one of the world’s most livable cities, but unfortunately not all can afford to live there. Luckily, CPH Shelter …

Solar-powered Bush House exemplifies chic eco-friendly living in the Australian outback

If you’re a fan of glamping, you’ll love this eco-friendly passive home nestled in the Australian outback. Archterra Architects designed the Bush …

Articles about innovative net zero prefab los angeles on Dwell.com - Dwell

A net-zero prefab home design is set to reinvigorate a down-at-the-heels Los Angeles neighborhood.<p>Green prefab homebuilding company Blu Homes announces its first SoCal model home on the occasion of Dwell on Design 2013.<p>For the bathroom inside a renovated Hollywood bungalow, architect Noah Walker …

School teachers' lounge transformed into contemporary loft apartment by Standard Studio

Standard Studio has created a home for a family inside a former teachers' lounge – part of a wider conversion project by Casa Architecten that turned …

He had an epiphany while living in a dumpster. And it could help change the future of housing.

He was living in a dumpster when the idea first came to him.<p>His name's Jeff Wilson — Dr. Jeff Wilson, actually. He's a professor at Huston-Tillotson …

Home Building

Articles about these eco friendly prefabs are totally grid on Dwell.com - Dwell

Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where...<p>I've known about Paperless Post for a while now; this past wedding season, a handful of Save-the-Dates arrived in my email inbox...<p>If choosing paint colors doesn’t give you …

Off-grid

Lakeside home designed by Wespi de Meuron Romeo Architetti as "archaic stone block"

Coarse concrete walls encase this house by Wespi de Meuron Romeo Architetti, which overlooks Switzerland's Lake Maggiore from a wooded site sunken …

Ethiopian Tribe Turns Rubbish Into Beautiful Jewellery

The Daasanach tribe in the Omo Valley in Ethiopia are the definition of thrifty and make beautiful pieces of jewellery and stunning headdresses out …

Articles about compact japanese inspired house enjoys majestic views on Dwell.com - Dwell

A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>I just learned about this new series of products inspired by one of the country’s most iconic examples of mid-century Modernist...<p>A couple integrate clever space-saving techniques learned from Japanese …

Architecture

We Asked 6 Famous Architects To Explain The Building They Always Wanted To Make, But Never Could

<b>Six icons of architecture. Six incredible concepts that will never get built.</b><p>“When I originally designed the Walt Disney Concert Hall, I envisioned …

This building made from hundreds of apple crates has a surprise inside

Poland is one of the world's largest exporter of apples, but what happens to all those crates when the harvest is done? Well, the Warsaw office of …

Articles about budget friendly shipping container home costa rica on Dwell.com - Dwell

Using shipping containers to create affordable housing is an emerging trend.<p>A pair of designers in Oslo, armed with tricks for introducing color and daylight, remake their compact late-19th-century...<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Repurposed shipping …

Costa Rica

The World’s First Shoe Upper Made of Ocean Waste

adidas is taking the phrase “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” to a whole new level. They’ve teamed up with Parley for the Oceans, an …

Articles about midcentury renovation portland capitalizes nature seven doors outside on Dwell.com - Dwell

An interior designer in Portland updates a 1950s home by a celebrated local architect.<p>Custom woodwork and an open interior define a 520-square-foot backyard retreat for a busy family.<p>Penny Black Interiors deftly updates a midcentury home in the West Hills of Portland with standout cabinetry, …

Architecture

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Design

Micro Apartments Under 500 Square Feet - Aspire

June 26, 2015<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Census Bureau data shows that people in the U.S. are starting to move back into cities after decades of movements towards the suburbs. But even the reasonably wealthy are bound to be shocked by just how much rent and real estate prices have climbed. And because of that, we’ve …

MVRDV wins competition to transform abandoned highway section into Seoul Skygarden

The Seoul Skygarden, MVRDV’s proposal for the 938 metre long former elevated highway next to Seoul’s Central Station, hopes to build on the city’s …

Design

Italian designers continue marble tile recycling project with Little Gerla vases

A pair of Italian designers has extended their line of products made from rejected marble with a collection of four vases, all made from a single …

Brooklyn Outfitters Launches Outdoor Gear Line with Locally-Made Packs

1/11<p>PeopleTowels Winners Lead<p>And now for the moment you've all been waiting for! Last month we announced the talented finalists who made it through …

Outdoors Gear

Micro-apartment in Berlin / spamroom + johnpaulcoss

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The design brief for this Berlin flat renovation, in the district of Moabit, not only included the …

Tato Architects updates a traditional Japanese house with a curved plywood interior

Tato Architects has replaced all of the walls inside a traditional Japanese house with curving plywood screens (+ slideshow).<p>Studio founder Yo …

Scrap Art: Patchwork Linens from Copenhagen

Rising Danish fashion and textile designer Line Sander Johansen emerged from graduate school in 2012 with plenty of commercial interest in her work, …

Elegant Zero-Energy Furniture can store heat and regulate indoor temperatures

Heating and cooling are no longer exclusively an architectural issue, but one that can be tackled with smart furniture design. This elegant-looking …

Articles about modern shipping container home san francisco on Dwell.com - Dwell

Two San Francisco art and travel addicts overhauled a loft—and customized a pair of shipping containers—to accommodate their...<p>Using shipping containers to create affordable housing is an emerging trend.<p>With smart interiors by Arcanum Architecture, a shop in the Mission District attempts to put a …

San Francisco

Noem | Tailor Made Eco Homes

Noem design and build tailor made, high-tech homes just in weeks. Their modern prefabricated modular homes are built using only natural materials …

The Shortlist For The 'Building Of The Year' Awards Showcases Innovation Across The Globe

From a pool of over 3,000 buildings designed and created in the past year, the folks over at Arch Daily have narrowed down their annual Building of the Year nominations.<p>The shortlist contains five buildings per category -- which range from houses and housing to educational and healthcare …

Architecture

Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture Designs a Creative Loft Solution for a Small New York Apartment

Designed by the multi-disciplinary practice, Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture where “Every<p>Designed by the multi-disciplinary practice, Jordan …

The Terroir Project transforms seaweed into sustainable chairs and lamps

In their new Terroir Project collection, designers Jonas Edvard and Nikolaj Steenfatt have created a line of sustainable furniture inspired by the …