A former leather tannery is transformed into an apartment trio in Lisbon

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Lisbon-based architecture firm Aurora Arquitectos has breathed new life into a former leather tannery in the capital of Portugal. Five years in the making, the recently completed apartment refurbishment project turns a single floor into three independent apartments covering a total area of 3,385 square feet. To celebrate the building’s original 18th century architectural style, the architects applied elements of Pombaline design into their renovation including modular elements and a pared-back… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Jane Goodall and conservationists move to obtain bear hunting licences in Wyoming

Up to 22 of Yellowstone’s grizzly bears are in danger as Wyoming opens up its first bear hunt since the Endangered Species Act of 1975. Wildlife conservationists working alongside famed animal rights champion and educator Jane Goodall raised over $28,000 online for their campaign “Shoot’em with a Camera, Not a Gun” which has infiltrated the list of approximately 7,000 lottery members applying for a hunting licence in the state of Wyoming.

The state’s game and fish department, who unanimously voted… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building