|Hey Inhabitat readers!
This week Inhabitat is bringing you the coolest green designs to beat the summer heat, from incredible urban iceberg buildings to elegant and efficient sun-shaded homes. We also watched the mercury rise on the world's largest thermostat and planned our summer retreat to Sweden's stunning new treetop hotel! Finally, we're excited to announce that we're auctioning off some of the incredible handmade finalists from our Spring Greening DIY Design Competition!
Inhabitat's Spring Greening Contest Winners on Sale!
Heads up green design fans! We're thrilled to announce that this week we're auctioning off award-winning designs from this year's Spring Greening DIY Design Competition! You won't want to miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime chance to pick up these exclusive handcrafted designs, so check out the auctions below and cast your bids today - the sales end tomorrow!
Bid on This Gorgeous Recycled Bottle Pendant Lamp!
Bid on this Brilliant Recycled Lightbulb Bud Vase!
Bid on these Recycled Chop Stick Flip Flops!
Bid on this Elegant Repurposed Bike Tube Elastishelf!
THE WEEK IN GREEN DESIGN
Stunning Swedish Treehotel Opens This Weekend!
GE and Yves Béhar Unveil WattStation EV Charger
Pixelated Apartment Complex Maximizes Green Space
Boeing Unveils Hydrogen-Powered Phantom Eye Spy Plane
Urban Icebergs Revitalize Stalled Construction Projects
KIDS STORIES FROM INHABITOTS
Infants Ingest Nearly 80 Times Safe Level of Dioxin
Rhino & Elephant Sustainable Wood Toys by David Weeks
WEARABLE STORIES FROM ECOUTERRE
U.K. Designer “Grows” an Entire Wardrobe From Bacteria
Scientists Create Fibers That Can Hear, Generate Electricity
Foodprint Toronto Takes Place at the End of this Month!
Heads up green gourmands and food-focused thinkers! On Saturday, July 31st Footprint Toronto will be kicking off the second in a series of international conversations that explore the past, present, and future of food and the city. This month's event will feature an incredible series of talks on everything from urban agriculture to culinary cartography and edible archaeology, so don't miss out!
CHECK OUT FOODPRINT TORONTO >
Thanks for reading, we'll see you next week!
Jill, Yuka & Mike
Your faiithful Inhabitat editors