The Cleanest and Greenest Work Desk Grows Fresh Air

June 21, 2013

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Inside a massive building on the outskirts of one of the world’s most polluted cities, the air is clean — all thanks to three plants and one man.

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Kamal Meattle is an Indian researcher whose lung capacity became severely … Read More…

SeedTabs Get You Growing With Your Morning Coffee

May 16, 2013

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Grab your morning cup of coffee, then toss some seeds on your way to work. San Francisco company SeedTabs is collaborating with local java spots to sell little folded packets of organic seeds they hope will inspire people to spread … Read More…

Hourglass Lamp Powered by Falling Sands of Time

May 10, 2013

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Back from the sustainable design drawing board after the success of her Live Screen vertical garden we featured last year, designer Danielle Trofe, will be debuting her new Hourglass lighting series at Wanted Design during New York Design Week.Read More…

“Pop Down” Park May Be London Version the High Line

May 8, 2013

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Underground mushroom farm and park by Fletcher Priest. Photo: Fletcher Priest.

The success of the High Line, an elevated park extending from the Meatpacking District up to 34th Street on Manhattan’s West Side, has begun inspiring similar projects. From Santa Read More…

Hurricane Sandy Felled Trees Used in Treehouse Installation

April 28, 2013

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Photo by Caroline Voagen Nelson.

What happens when a New York–based treehouse architect gets a hold of oak trees felled by Hurricane Sandy? 

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He creates a site-specific art installation at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Treehouse architect Roderick Romero utilized salvaged … Read More…

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