Materials for a Sustainable Future

Here at Habi-Sabi we're passionate about the environment. We aim at living a sustainable life producing as little waste as possible and to make life better for the species that share the planet with us. Partly because of this and partly because we're a bunch of architectural geeks, we get excited about materials for construction that change the ways we've been working and challenge us to think of better practices to build. And is with one particular material that blew our mind that Habi-Sabi started to take form as something more than a nice idea and became a business. 

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We Love Swifts

 Screaming Party. Copyright Bernard Genton

Over the following weeks we will be sharing swift pictures and facts over TwitterInstagram and Facebook under the hashtags #swiftfacts and #saveourswifts. Please join us by sharing your swift stories, facts and images or videos. We look forward to seeing them and spreading the word on how wonderful swifts are for many more to enjoy and be aware of them this summer.  Help us spread the word about swifts and their needs so we can continue to enjoy their visits for many more summers to come.

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April 23, 2015

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Wabi-Sabi: A Design Philosophy

Where does the Habi-Sabi design philosophy come from? In the words of Tadao Ando, Wabi-Sabi is 'the Japanese view of life embraced a simple aesthetic that grew stronger as inessentials were eliminated and trimmed away.' Click here to read more on Wabi-Sabi and how it has inspired our designs.
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