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Three Cool Projects Selected in the 2015 Warming Huts Competition

Two shelters and one installation, selected as winners in the annual design competition, will be constructed in Winnipeg, Canada. More

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Mexican Startup Converts Waste Styrofoam into Usable Plastic

The novel manufacturing process breaks down closed-cell extruded polystyrene foam... More

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Ultralight Material Gives New Life to Metal

Metal foams, which are used primarily for automotive and orthopedic applications,... More

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Four Architects Pick Their Favorite New-Old Products

If sustainable design had an attractive spokesmodel, it would be reclaimed... More

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Revolutionary Building Products Made from Rubber

About 80 percent of the 300 million tires discarded in the U.S. each year is diverted from landfills and turned into everything from fuel to backfill. But the potential of scrap rubber can stretch even further. More

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The Elegant Second Life of Coke Bottles

Japanese design studio Nendo has developed a second life for Coca-Cola bottles in... More

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Recycled Content Exterior Trim from CertainTeed

Restoration Millwork is made from cellular PVC. More

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Work by Female Designers on Display

The A+D Architecture and Design Museum of Los Angeles invited 25 female architects, artists, and other types of designers to take over their galleries this summer. More

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A Look at Carpet Reclamation at Interface

A slideshow of Interface’s manufacturing and reclamation processes that revolutionized the carpet industry as well as the mindset of businesses toward sustainability. More

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Recycling Building Materials

Recent national and grassroots initiatives open the door for reuse to have a greater role in sustainable design. More

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