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Art and design are a part of anything we build, but these designers and artists are particularly informed by the natural order and chaos that surrounds us in our daily lives. Some draw on recycled materials while others find meaning in environmental patterns – some are focused on sustainability with a message and others are interested in aesthetics.

Something Fishy: Ocean-Based Vertical Farm Concept

We've all seen vertical farm concepts, but this one takes the idea where it's never been: the ocean. Could the ocean be the future site of vertical farming?

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Flat Pack Products: 30 Efficient and Eco-Friendly Packaging Designs

Gone are the days of bigger actually being better - flat packs are really where it's at for streamlined design that's easier on our households and our planet.

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Green Giants: 13 Huge Eco-Friendly Urban Design Projects

These 13 towering eco-friendly architecture projects fit as much function into urban space as possible, from vertical farms to suburban living to the city.

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Play Tarzan & Jane? 12 Exotic Treehouse Eco-Vacations [PICS]

Whether you want to take it easy on the environment or want to play Tarzan and Jane, step off the grid and climb a tree. Here are 12 exotic treehouse eco-vacations.

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Art of Upcycling: 18 DIY Wood Pallet Reuse Project Ideas

With 18 diverse project ideas to choose from, transforming humble wooden shipping pallets into eye-catching garden, decor and household superstars is a cinch!

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Puddle Jumping Welcome: Stunning Stormwater Park Concept

Public spaces are rarely as functional as in this concept. These spaces would function as recreational centers when dry...and when filled with storm water.

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Egg-Shaped Architecture & Art From Amazing To Bizarre

From amazing decorated eggs to strange structures, here is a bizarre collection of oval-like designs in architecture and art.

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Bugging Out: 7 Amazing Extreme Insect Close-Ups

Most people are sleeping at 3 am, but one brave photographer is out stalking insects to catch amazing portraits of these jeweled forest wonders.

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10 Surprising Reclaimed & Recycled Building Materials

Old airplanes, shipping containers, silos and beer bottles are just a few of the surprising reclaimed and recycled materials that can be used in green building.

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Green Your Mind: South Korea's Ecosystem Research Utopia

South Korea's planned Ecorium Project consists of huge greenhouses, beautiful nature preserves, and high-tech research and education facilities.

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Clever Concealment: Wood Facade Makes Modern Log Cabin

Modern buildings in natural settings often look out of place. But this "log" cabin uses attractive camouflage to mask its true nature and help it blend in.

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Cob, Earthbags & 5 More DIY Natural Building Techniques

Build your own beautiful green home on the cheap with natural, eco-friendly materials like cob, rammed earth and straw bales.

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Inner City Snails: Graffiti Humanizes The Urban Mollusc

"Inner City Snail", a unique concept by creative master Slinkachu, uses non-toxic paint to turn sluggish molluscs into miniature masterpieces of urban art.

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15 Fantastically Futuristic Plant Growing Design Concepts

Not all of use own land for farming, but even urban dwellers can grow gardens and plants. Here are 15 fantastically futuristic plant growing design concepts.

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The Impermanence of Memory: Recycling Storage Into Art

When technology evolves, obsolete items usually end up in landfills. But artist Nick Gentry uses art to breathe new life into old floppy disks and VHS tapes.

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