Tag Archives: Eco Matters

Green & Chic | Rooftop living, transformed

Architects who live by the mantra of bringing better, more sustainable and responsible creations to the forefront, continue to push the green architecture envelope. This cool rooftop apartment in London is one such example. Straddling the roof of a Victorian-era … Continue reading

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Lighter side of branding | Because you can’t bring back extinct species [3]

In the wonderful world of animals, we are well aware of the plight of the endangered species, those that are threatened and are on the precipitous brink of becoming extinct. These are the common suspects of species that have been … Continue reading

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Lighter side of branding | Because you can’t bring back extinct species [2]

In the wonderful world of animals, we are well aware of the plight of the endangered species, those that are threatened and are on the precipitous brink of becoming extinct. These are the common suspects of species that have been … Continue reading

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Lighter side of branding | Because you can’t bring back extinct species [1]

In the wonderful world of animals, we are well aware of the plight of the endangered species, those that are threatened and are on the precipitous brink of becoming extinct. These are the common suspects of species that have been … Continue reading

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Urban Solutions | Rethinking urban parks

I stumbled upon interesting videos from ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects) on new approaches to creating new green space, such as recycling entire old buildings into parks (well, once they’re dismantled and all their building materials repurposed). Check out … Continue reading

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An ode to the “nearly extinct” CD!

A unique art installation in Paris attempts to communicate an eco message using a modern-day object that is destined for certain extinction. The Compact Disc!  Entitled WasteLandscape, by Elise Morin made of 65,000 CDs spread across 1,640 square feet of space at Le Centquatre Art Space in … Continue reading

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Severn Callis-Suzuki: The girl who silenced the world for 5 minutes in 1992

Hello, I’m Severn Suzuki, speaking for ECO, The Environmental Children Organization. We’re a group of 12 and 13 year olds trying to make a difference. Vanessa Suttie, Morgan Geisler, Michelle Quigg, and me. We’ve raised all the money to come … Continue reading

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