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from the Guardian

Social value: a sustainability buzzword without a meaning?

The new edition of the Oxford English Dictionary will be online-only. Many of its rivals – Collins, Chambers et al - have already launched free web versions. But which one is the wordsmith's best friend?

from Inhabitat

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Energy-Efficient Oriens Glider

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Energy-Efficient Oriens Glider | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

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from Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit

Finding a Narrative: 'Sustainability' Doesn’t Mean Anything Real to Consumers

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from CureJoy

Finding Meaning in Your Workouts to Help Sustain Growth.

from Inhabitat

GREEN BUILDING 101: Materials & Resources, Part 2—The Great Indoors

Low-VOC” and “zero-VOC” paints, meaning they contain a reduced number of grams of VOC per liter (under 150 grams for low-VOC and under 5 for zero-VOC). The majority of common paint brands now provide these kinds of alternatives, and some manufacturers, such as AFM Safecoat and Bioshield have built their businesses around the greener choices. Read more: GREEN BUILDING 101: Materials & Resources, Part II | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

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arkitekcher: Hygge | Hyde + Hyde ArchitectsNordic Built Cities Challenge: Faroe Islands Housing CompetitionLocation: Faroe Islands, Denmark Our proposal called appropriately ’hygge’ design [meaning cosiness in Danish] is a region specific model of sustainability, based on the progressive and sustainable living concepts which could be adopted for future low carbon developments within the archipelago. The aim is for the homes to push the limits of sustainable performance by incorporating…

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from Modlar

Sustainable Building Material: Bamboo

Sustainable Building Material: Bamboo: Sustainable 1610s, "bearable," from sustain -able. Attested from 1845 in the sense "defensible;" from 1965 with the meaning "capable of being continued at a certain level." Sustainable growth is recorded from 1965. Related: Sustainability (1972).

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from Kaana Boutique Resort

What Sustainability Means to Ka'ana

We take pride in infusing our ethos of sustainable travel into every inch of Ka'ana, no matter how small. Here are just a few of our latest upgrades...

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from Inhabitat

Nendo's new Chocolatexture lets you taste the meaning of Japanese words

Nendo's new Chocolatexture lets you taste the meaning of Japanese words | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

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from Inhabitat

Brock Davis' Photographs Give New Meaning to Playing With Your Food

Brock Davis' Photographs Bring New Meaning to Playing With Your Food! | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

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