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Researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory recently completed an economic analysis of white roofs versus their green and black counterparts. The debate over the relative merits of white versus green roofs is far from over, however.
Feb 5, 2014   Inhabitat
If an upscale mall in Shanghai is any indication, Prada and Gucci may have a new competitor to contend with: a storefront farm, complete with seasonal produce and a pig pen.
Sep 23, 2013   Inhabitat
Sure, we were pulled in by the article's provocative title, but we'd have to agree that under the arched canopy of Tipuana trees along Porto Alegre's Rua Gonçalo de Carvalho can be found one of the most wondrous and unique urban streets in the world.
Jul 10, 2013   Inhabitat
A new report shows that New York City could be 90 percent carbon-free by 2050, "without breaking the bank," if it upgrades heating systems and transportation to renewable electricity, reports Taz Loomans.
Feb 21, 2013   Inhabitat
A new suite of tools to help you design, plan, and manage your plot is looking for investors on Kickstarter.
Oct 5, 2012   Inhabitat
Andrew Michler gives an overview of a brand new social networking platform that could reshape how we evaluate and compare buildings.
Mar 23, 2012   Inhabitat
You think the preparations your coastal town are considering making to accommodate rising seal levels are onerous? Well read about the Pacific island nation of Kiribati, who are considering the need to move their entire populace to Fiji.
Mar 11, 2012   Inhabitat
Stación-ARquitectura Arquitectos has designed a modular home to house poor families in Monterrey, Mexico.
Oct 23, 2011   Inhabitat
Like systems used in electric vehicles like the Prius, an energy company think it could attach flywheels to subway trains and use the kinetic energy of their movement to generate energy that would feed back into the system.
Sep 11, 2011   Inhabitat
Leading up to the 2012 Olympics, a group in London is taking advantage of stalled building projects to create 2,012 public gardens in the city before the sporting event.
Aug 20, 2011   Inhabitat
The New York City Council voted last week to alter the city's code to encourage green roofs and urban gardening.
Aug 7, 2011   Inhabitat