This company makes leggings with biodegradable, compostable fabric

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Have you ever heard the words ‘biodegradable’ and ‘compostable’ associated with activewear? Fitness company Aqua Vida offers leggings and shorts made with Amni Soul Eco fabric that is 100 percent recyclable and reusable – and in an anaerobic landfill or compost heap, will decompose in less than three years.

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This incredible geodesic dome home could be yours for $475k

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Nature takes center stage at this renovated Soviet resort in Georgia

An old Soviet resort received a modern makeover that transformed it into a stunning mountain retreat facing the dramatic Caucasus Mountain Range in Georgia. Tbilisi-based duo Nata Janberidze and Keti Toloraia restored the brutalist building as the new home of the Rooms Hotels Kazbegi, named after a 19th-century Georgian poet.

The building combines rustic and industrial aesthetics as a way of reconciling its architectural legacy with the appreciation of its alpine surroundings. It features 155… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

This amazing green office is covered with native plants that were rescued on-site

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A striking sawtooth roof tops this net-zero lake house in Canada

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This historic Italian town is selling homes for 1 Euro

If your idea of the perfect life is making your home in a stone-built cottage in some historical Italian town, stop dreaming. For just one Euro ($1.20), you can make it happen. That’s because the city of Ollolai in Sardinia is selling homes to buyers who are willing to invest a little blood, sweat and tears into restoring their aging stone homes.

The beautiful town of Ollolai rests in the mountains of Sardinia, an island off of Italy in the Mediterranian. The city has over 200 stone dwellings… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Sail away from it all in this gorgeous floating tiny home

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This $1.4 million Somerset cottage could be yours for just $14

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This mesmerizing lamp reacts to earthquakes across the globe in real time

This minimalist lamp responds in real time to earthquakes around the world. French artist Fabien Bouchard, who works under the name ParseError, linked the lamp to the data from IRIS (Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology) to which it reacts by emitting light pulses and rumble-like sounds.

The clean, simple design makes the Earthquake Lamp a beautiful object for any home, but its purpose makes it more than a beautiful light source. The artist, who lived through the great 2011… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

This gorgeous modern treehouse hides a surprising interior

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