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    QOTD: Optimized Biomimetics by Greg Parker

    November 11, 4:22 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Product Design

    by Greg Parker, University of Southhampton (U.K) professor and biomimetics expert ::Wired News [by

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    Guadalajara's New Soccer Stadium

    November 10, 5:32 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Product Design

    Interior Design magazine recently ran a q&a; with Studio Massaud, which is in the process of designing an incredible new soccer stadium for Guadalajara, Mexico. Instead of the typical concrete, gray stadiums that most teams and cities must endure,

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    Solar Decathlon

    November 5, 4:47 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Product Design

    The Solar Decathlon is a project of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and other sponsors in which 19 collegiate teams are charged with the design, construction, and operation of a completely solar-powered home. The purpose of the competition is to

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    Luigi Colani's Space-Saving Rotor House

    November 3, 12:42 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Product Design

    This compact little abode was designed by architect Luigi Colani as space-saving living unit. A six-square-meter cylinder inside the home contains a bedroom, kitchen, and bathroom. Use your remote control to rotate the room-pod left or right, bringing

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    Yotel No-Tell Hotel

    October 13, 8:10 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Product Design

    Modelled after the little capsule hotel rooms (which we recently saw featured on Comedy Central and Dave Attell's "Insomniac", in the cleverly named "Sloshed in Translation" episode) so popular in Tokyo, U.K. entrepreneurial company Yo! has

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    FutureShack by Sean Godsell

    September 29, 11:59 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Product Design

    Aussie architect Sean Godsell's small masterpiece is a refugee housing unit made from a ready-made, re-used shipping container. Super-efficient and simple, but made to last and protect, the unit uses a bare minimum of industry materials. Since it's

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    SpectraDecor Luminous Knobs

    September 23, 9:43 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Product Design

    These cabinet, drawer knobs and pulls glow!. USA-made with 100 percent recycled glass and satin pewter. Available in 27 frosty or shiny, glossy colors.

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    Textured Gypsum Wall Panels

    August 17, 6:35 AM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Product Design

    Who needs paint or boring wallpaper when you can go full-on surface savvy with Seattle-based Modular Arts' new line of gypsum wall coverings. These tiles are made from nontoxic minerals and offer a sleek and sustainable alternative to the average fare.

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    Big, Beautiful & Green

    July 30, 1:52 PM by Nick Aster in Sustainable Product Design

    MOMA, still out in Queens at the moment, has just opened a new show on skyscrapers called TALL BUILDINGS. What makes it interesting, aside from some really great models, is what they have chosen to emphasize. Green architecture is one category which

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    Erwan Pianezza

    June 3, 5:41 AM by Erwan Pianezza in Sustainable Product Design

    Reporting from West Brittany, Erwan tries to keep a focus on everything that happens in this area of the world where people are facing the strong cultural heritage of a centralistic state that seems to be having a hard time with necessary

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