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12 Jul 2017

Improving Air Quality with Smog-Free Bicycle

Walking around in foul, soupy smog is bad enough; biking through it at a modest clip can feel like hooking your lungs up to a Ford F-150’s tail pipe. But in the future, cycling in heavy air
30 Jun 2017

Restaurants Tie Up with Urban Farming

Over the past decade, urban farming and community gardening have grown in popularity, with small gardens sprouting on top of skyscrapers – but they can be complicated and require elaborate supplies. EkoFarmer is a 13-meter long farming
19 Jun 2017

Endless Energy From Solar Paint

Researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne have created a revolutionary new solar paint that can be used to produce endless amounts of clean energy. The innovative paint draws moisture from the air and splits it into oxygen and hydrogen. As a result,
9 May 2017

Sustainably Built

This prefab home by Arup Associates is made from recycled, reusable and sustainably sourced materials. The Circular Economy Building was designed as a prototype for this year’s London Design Festival and built in only two weeks. The
28 Mar 2017

Green Retreat

Overlooking a private bay along the Northern Coast of Koh Samui, Thailand, The Tongsai Bay Hotel boasts more than luxurious seaside accommodations. The award-winning family-owned resort was built within a 28 and a half acre landscape that
24 Feb 2017

Uritrottoir Urinals to Create Compost

Two compost urinals topped with miniature gardens have been installed at a notoriously smelly site in Paris – behind the Gare de Lyon station in the east of the French capital. The bright red installations with openings
1 Feb 2017

Multifunctionality Wooden Apartment

The tenants of Patch22, the highest wooden apartment building in the Netherlands, can design and create their own floor plans thanks to the project’s impressive level of flexibility. Architecture firm FRANTZEN et al architecten designed Patch22 with
18 Jan 2017

Vege Bags

They look like plastic bags but are made of materials like natural starch and vegetable oil derivatives. If placed in a glass of water at normal temperature, an EnviGreen bag dissolves in a day. And when placed
16 Jan 2017

Urban Agrihood

When you think of Detroit, ‘sustainable‘ and ‘agriculture‘ may not be the first two words that you think of. But a new urban agrihood debuted by The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) might change your mind. The
26 Oct 2016

How to Make Your Office Millennial Friendly in Three Easy Steps

Millennials are not known for being a quiet bunch. The children of revolution and rapid social change, eighties, nineties, and noughties babies are outspoken, liberal, creative, and free-thinking, and the most successful companies have learnt to love
16 Sep 2016

New ink Made From Exhaust Emissions

Tiger Beer, in collaboration with MIT-spinoff Graviky Labs and agency Marcel Sydney, has launched Air-Ink; an innovative range of pens, markers and spray cans made from air pollution. To create Air-Ink, unique devices were developed to capture
6 Sep 2016

Embracing Biodesign

Baubotanik, or Living Plant Constructions, is the brainchild of architect Dr. Ferdinand Ludwig who found inspiration in the ancient art of tree shaping that’s spanned cultures worldwide, from medieval European topiary to Japanese bonsai. Baubotanik puts a