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  • World wide welcome

     Designer Elora Hardy throws open her arms to welcome the world to Green Village in Bali How did your previous experience as a print designer for Donna Karan inspire you as the creative director of Ibuku? In New York, I soaked up Donna’s incredibly high taste level and a strong commitment to designing what feels …

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  • A new kind of green

    8 House, a new mixed-use development in Copenhagen, features long, sloping grass roofs reminiscent of alpine pastures Danish firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has completed its ‘Orestad trilogy’ with 8 House – Denmark’s largest mixed-use development to date. Located at the bottom end of Copenhagen, Orestad is a new master-planned neighbourhood, with 8 House the …

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  • Desert Bloom

    Thanks to KPF and Tihany Design, the Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas doesn’t just tackle the harsh Nevada climate, it totally overcomes it When the Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas (MOLV) achieved LEED Gold certification from the US Green Building Council (USGBC) when it launched in late 2009, it was a first for the Mandarin Oriental Hotel …

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  • Earth Angels

    Using bamboo throughout its campus, the Green School in Bali demonstrates how sustainable materials can shelter us from the elements and, just maybe, help save the planet. Tsunamis, droughts, flooding of near-Biblical proportions, record winters, soaring pollution levels… looking at the statistics, it is hard to dispute that the planet’s climate is undergoing drastic changes …

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  • New again

    Recycling is a fundamental part of sustainability. Whether we talk about an approach to living, consuming or constructing that is more sustainable, reuse, in whole or part, is key. Unfortunately, the very words ‘recycling’ and ‘re-use’ have a string of unflattering and negative connotations, and so, by and large, the design industry fails to reuse …

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  • Wine & Bar for Norman-Copenhagen

    Warmth, proximity and humour are the essential features behind Wine and Bar range, designed by Aurélien Barbry. The cork-based design and expression is organic, their function is clear.

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  • 8 minutes with Fabrice Bejjani

    Fabrice Bejjani launched his own interior architecture agency in Paris seven years ago; his clever space-planning solutions won acclaim and the trust of his clients. His latest design for an apartment in Paris succeeds in creating spatial interaction within a restricted floorplan while offering a unique opportunity for the owners to feel at home. He …

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