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This brilliant project turns plastic waste into 3D-printed benches for Amsterdam

Rotterdam-based studio The New Raw is rallying citizens to turn their household plastic waste into stylish public furniture. Their Print Your City! Initiative explores the idea of combing 3D printing with recycling as a way to re-design urban space. 39 more words

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The rapid disappearance of 5 billion passenger pigeons shows no population is safe from extinction

Once upon a time, five billion passenger pigeons spread across the continent in flocks so big that they could block out the sun and spread for hundreds of miles. 57 more words

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This restaurant in London has a gorgeous living wall that purifies air and absorbs noise

The main hall of this restaurant in London has a daylit greenhouse at its heart with a beautiful vertical garden covering an entire wall made from terracotta cells. 50 more words

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Too much antimatter is hitting Earth and scientists aren't sure why

Cosmic rays immerse the Earth, but amidst the particles coming from the depths of space is too much antimatter. Scientists have known there are too many high-energy positrons, the antimatter equivalent of electrons, than they’d expect. 45 more words

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This prefab Escape Pod rotates to catch the suns rays

Dreaming of your very own backyard escape? The cozy Escape Pod may be just what you’re looking for. UK-based firm Podmakers designed and crafted the Escape Pod, a cedar shingle-clad prefabricated unit that can be tailored to suit a variety of uses, including garden room and writer’s studio. 31 more words

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Timber-clad stfold cabin embraces the Scandinavian coastline

Natural light and stunning coastal views fill the enviable Østfold cabin, a cedar-clad dwelling in southeastern Norway. Designed by Norwegian studio Lund+Slaatto Architects, the coast-hugging cabin is undoubtedly contemporary yet its pitched roof pays homage to the local traditional architecture and the former building onsite. 24 more words

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Worlds first circular-economy business park mimics nature to achieve sustainability

The Triango sustainable business park in Paris, designed by RAU Architects, SeARCH, and karres + brands, embraces the idea of circular economy– its facilities are designed to behave dynamically throughout their period of use. 44 more words

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