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Will Biomaterials Build Our Future?

We spoke with leading designers, architects, and innovators about some of the most inspiring biomaterials that we can already use to build and create today.

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Our Conscious Eye On — Runo Hotel Porvoo

At Runo Hotel Porvoo, set in an idyllic coastal town an hour outside of Helsinki, sustainability is about preserving history and heritage.

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Our Conscious Eye On — Harmon Guest House

Set in Healdsburg, California Harmon Guest House prides itself on being a steward of its surrounding land and community.

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Our Conscious Eye On — Memmo Baleeira

Memmo Baleeira proudly showcases its commitment to using natural resources efficiently, reducing energy and water usage, educating its community, and undergoing an external audit each year.

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Our Conscious Eye On — Tribe Hotel

Just outside of Nairobi’s sprawling Karura Forest, Tribe Hotel sees us all as part of one tribe—humankind—and aims to foster both inclusivity and respect for our natural surroundings.

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Our Conscious Eye On — STRAF

In the heart of Milan’s historic center, fashion designer Vincenzo de Cotiis transformed a 19th-century palazzo into a destination that is both style- and eco-conscious.

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Our Conscious Eye On — Gloria Manor

Set inside Kenting National Park, a stretch of protected forestland, Gloria Manor is both a beacon of modernist design and an homage to its natural surroundings.

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Our Conscious Eye On — Hotel Pacai

Hotel Pacai has breathed new life into a 15th-century mansion in the heart of Vilnius, Lithuania—with social and environmental sustainability in mind.

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Our Conscious Eye On — Chetzeron

High in the hills of Crans-Montana, Switzerland, an abandoned gondola station has been transformed into the striking hotel Chetzeron. The commitment to environmental responsibility began with that very idea.

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Our Conscious Eye On — Rockhouse Hotel

Perched on a volcanic coast on the western tip of Jamaica, Rockhouse Hotel uses every opportunity to celebrate its natural and cultural surroundings.

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Our Conscious Eye On — Chateau de la Resle

Set in an ivy-wrapped manor house in the winemaking region of Burgundy, Château de la Resle works to show that luxury and sustainability can go hand-in-hand.

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Our Conscious Eye On — Cretan Malia Park

Founded by two Cretan sisters, Agapi and Costantza Sbokou, Cretan Malia Park offers a new take on sustainable luxury that is deeply rooted in their love for the island.

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The Future of Design is Waste

These innovative designers have embraced the circular economy to create new products that go beyond recycled to aspirational. Shopping consciously was never so appealing.

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Our Conscious Eye On — Patina Maldives, Fari Islands

Patina Maldives, Fari Islands is a radical example of biophilic architecture by renowned Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan and his Studio MK27.