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Waste equals food
Waste equals food
In nature, nutrients are cycled and recycled endlessly. "Eco-effective design" seeks to mimic those cycles. All products, from building materials to furnishings, are designed to return safely to the earth or to be reused—like office chairs that can be disassembled into components and sent back to the manufacturer to become another product.
Building for the children Architect William McDonough talks about what drives his artful eye, in this online video. (more) VIDEO
Next year's models On a recent prowl through Tokyo's electronic alleyways, our tech guru was drawn to six stylish products. None is available in the U.S., but that may just be a matter of time. (more)