Tag Archives: Eco Friendly

The Difference Between Green Furniture and Sustainable Furniture

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Many furniture companies claim their products are “green,” a designation usually referring to material sourcing. Maybe their sofa frames are made out of dumpster-sourced scrap metal or their cushions are filled with used ticker tape. Responsible material sourcing is important, but it does not necessarily make something sustainable; that is, able to exist in perpetuity […]

Princess Elisabeth Antarctica – Rethinking Space in a Vast Environment

Building a living and working space for 25 – 40 Antarctic researchers in one of the most inhospitable terrains on Earth is a challenge. Throw in a self-sustaining, “zero emission” station in sub-zero temperatures and mobile research units with sleeping accommodations run entirely on renewable energy fit for polar exploration, and the task begins to […]