This week we showcased several exciting new architecture projects ranging from Jean Nouvel's new National Museum of Quatar to a stunning modern home built inside of a cave. We also looked at some incredible innovations from the field of biotech including the world's first human vein created in a 3D printer and a set of contact lenses that treat illnesses by delivering controlled doses of medicine. In other news, the Milan Furniture Fair is coming up quick on April 16th, so stay tuned as we bring you the best and brightest green designs from this year's show. Finally, we launched several exciting new giveaways this week, so read on for a chance to win some great green stuff!
THE WEEK IN GREEN DESIGN
Top Ten Green Twitterers To Check Out!
Scientists Create First “Printed” Human Vein
Jean Nouvel Unveils Green National Museum of Qatar
Gorgeous Modern Home is Built Inside a Cave
GM Reveals EN-V Electric Vehicle that Drives Itself
Liquid Container Trucks Transformed Into Mobile Houses
Top 5 Mistakes Businesses Make Trying to Go Green
KIDS STORIES FROM INHABITOTS
5 Eco-Friendly, BPA Free Baby Bottles for Safe Feeding
Timbur Heirloom Baby Rattle
WEARABLE STORIES FROM ECOUTERRE
Couture Hats, Headpieces Made From Roadkill
Construction Scraps Transformed into Modern Eco-Jewelry
Are These Elephant Dung Heels Hot Sh*t or Just Crap?
WIN FREE GREEN STUFF!
Win A Karim-Rashid Water-Filtering Bobble Bottle!
We're excited to announce that this week we're giving away 10 of Karim Rashid's chic, reusable bobble bottles, and all you have to do to win one is leave a comment on this post telling us why you want one! Each beautiful BPA-free bottle sports a colorful carbon water filter, making them perfect for refilling with h2o on the go. The deadline is tomorrow, so enter today for a chance to win!
ENTER TO WIN ONE OF 10 BOBBLE BOTTLES >
Win an $8,500 Laundry Room Makeover by Method!
Inhabitat has teamed up with our friends at Method to give away an incredible green laundry room makeover worth $8,500! All you have to do to win a new energy efficient washer and dryer plus a year's supply of Method cleaning products is enter the sweepstakes today!
ENTER THE METHOD LAUNDRY ROOM SWEEPSTAKES >
Win TWO Sets of Eco-Friendly Building Blocks From Katan
Win a Canopy Verde Freesia Portfolio Bag (Worth $169!)
Parsons The New School: MFA in Transdisciplinary Design
How does one design in the context of today's always-on, global culture? Allow us to introduce you to Parsons' Master of Fine Arts in Transdisciplinary Design. With an emphasis on work in cross-disciplinary teams, Parsons has created a unique masters program and educational experience that offers students the opportunity to fine tune the ideas, tools, and methods that will define design in the 21st century. Head on over and take a look at what Parsons' has to offer!
Thanks for reading everyone, we'll see you next week!
Jill, Yuka & Mike
Your faithful Inhabitat editors