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  • “Meet Clive -- he's one cool customer with welded metal legs, an artisan-crafted wood seat, and a curved back so that you're as comfortable as he is. Never one to conform, Clive is fully customizable with wood finish options for his seat and powder coat options for his back and legs.

    Our Clive bar stool is constructed of welded industrial metal legs, solid reclaimed wood seat, and comfortable curved back.”

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    Meet Clive -- he's one cool customer with welded metal legs, an artisan-crafted wood seat, and a curved back so that you're as comfortable as he is. …

  • “Bhutan has ambitious, long-term conservation goals. Its constitution requires a minimum of 60% of its land must be forested at all times; currently it's at 72%, with more than half the nation covered by a network of national parks, nature reserves, and wildlife sanctuaries. And when it became the first country to commit to being carbon neutral in perpetuity in 2009, it was actually already carbon negative: Its forests absorb three times more CO2 than the whole country emits.”

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    How The Tiny, Poor Country Of Bhutan Became One Of The Most Sustainable Countries On Earth

    By Jessica Leber5 minute Read “My country is not one big monastery populated with happy monks.” That’s the first thing that Tshering Tobgay, the …

  • The company currently makes nine different models of net-zero houses, each designed to cut out two-thirds of the energy used in a typical house of the same size. The rest is powered by rooftop solar.

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    These $150,000 Prefab Houses Don’t Need Any Energy From The Grid

    By Adele Peters3 minute Read When a home-building company called Deltec Homes first launched in 1968, they focused on designing houses that could …

  • A park consisting of towering hills designed by Dutch landscape firm West 8 will open this summer on Governors Island, offering sweeping views of the New York Harbor and the city skyline.

    The Hills, as the project is called, consists of four mounds ranging in height from 25 to 70 feet (seven to 21 metres). The undulating park is made of construction debris and clean-fill material.

    The project adds 10 acres of green space (four hectares), 43,000 shrubs and more than 860 trees to the island, along with pedestrian pathways and playground slides.

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    The Hills by West 8 to open this summer on Governors Island

    The Hills by West 8 to open this summer on Governors Island

    A park consisting of towering hills designed by Dutch landscape firm West 8 will open this summer on Governors Island, offering sweeping views of the …

  • On March 16, 2016, a floating forest of 20 trees will be launched in Rotterdam, Holland. Inspired by an art piece named “In Search Of Habitus,” by artist Jorge Bakker, local art collective Mothership is behind this more ambitious project. http://www.boredpanda.com/floating-trees-bobbing-mothership-rotterdam-jorge-bakker/

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