Conversation with Anthony Bechu, forward-thinking and committed architect

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Founded in 1920, the architecture agency Anthony Bechu is today runned by the grandchildren of the founder, and his two daugters, Clémence and Aliénor. Since the 1950s, the agency's achievements already included bioclimatic principles and nature. It is today biomimicry(*) which inspires its projects, as much as possible. Conversation with Anthony Bechu.

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Sustainable luxury huts in Namibia

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Omaanda comes from the word "rhinoceros" in Oshiwambo(*), as the lodges are settled in the heart of the Zannier Reserve by N/a’an ku sê, in the savannah North of Windhoek in Namibia. A rhino and elephant's hospital has been built, funded by the Jolie-Pitt Foundation.

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Carbon neutral down jacket, made from castor beans

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Moncler introduces its carbon neutral jacket, whose fabric, lining, buttons and zips derived from castor beans, while fully meeting its technical and quality standards.

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Russian organic cosmetics, from wild harvests in Siberia

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Natura Siberica makes organic cosmetics, from wild herbs hand-picked in Siberia, which contain active protective ingredients and powerful anti-oxidant characteristics. The healthcare products are BDIH, ECOCERT, COSMOS et ICEA(*) certified.

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Escape game whose mission is to limit global warming to 2°C

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Gaïactica is an escape game in which the public, in orbit around the earth, has to make political decisions in the areas of energy, constructionand nutritional fields, in order to limit the global warming to 2°C (3.6° F). To be played by three to six players, for audience from twelve years of age.

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Vogue commits to adopting a charter of values, signed by its teams worldwide

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Vogue has performed an audit and produced a charter of sustainable values, adopted by the twenty six editions and signed by each editor in chief with his own name; the group will communicate numeral targets in January 2020.

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Recyclable and responsible bridalwear

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Lee Klabin creates sustainable bridalwear, intended to be disassembled into chic dresses, throws and jackets. They are designed with longevity in mind in order to avoid them to be cast away in a box collecting dust the day after.

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