British Fashion Council commits to a fur-free London Fashion Week

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London Fashion Week (LFW) will be the first event of its kind to go fur free. The British Fashion Council just announced that all of the designers at the event are excluding animal fur in their clothing lines. The move is a response to the criticism LFW has received over the past two years from activists and protestors alike.

Over 250 protestors appeared at LFW last year, an increase from the 25 that showed up in 2016. With more people boycotting brands that use real fur, companies are starting… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Amazing elevated museum lets you stroll through the treetops in British Columbia

Several elevated gallery spaces of this angular museum meander through a forest in British Columbia. Canadian firm Patkau Architects designed the building to house a private collector’s artwork and keep it safe from flooding.

An elevated walkway leads to the main entrance of the building, positioned under an angular form clad in pale wooden slates. While the exterior facade, clad in black metal panels, gives the building an artificial appearance, the wood-dominated interior connects it to its… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Sublime tiny cabins in British Columbia that can be installed within hours

Tiny cabins are great space-saving solutions for people looking to escape the city and reconnect with nature. The Cobby, flagship cabin by British Columbia’s The Little Cabin Company, takes this concept further by functioning as a luxury solution perfect for glamping – glamorous camping.

The cabin is intended for urban dwellers who don’t want to buy all the camping gear, but still want to get back to nature from time to time. Named “The Cobby”, the structure can also be used by those looking for… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building