Over the past few years, a number of people have sent objects into space via giant helium balloons. Hello Kitty, a LEGO space shuttle, and even Breaking Bad's Walter White have all ascended to the cosmos
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According to the Staffordshire-based artist, Fantasywire was inspired by an "inexplicable real life encounter" that spurred the development of these magical galvanized and stainless steel sculptures.
As Californians stare down the maw of the worst drought they've seen in more than a century, Nestlé is quietly extracting undisclosed amounts of H2O in the state for their bottled water operations.
http://youtu.be/qxLmYEUC70o Just one of the many displays, the Gulf Stream Tank will be open to the sun and sky and viewable from all five floors of the Museum, which will collect and reuse rainwater.
Global clean energy investment surged in the second quarter of 2014, driven by big wind and solar deals and installations of small-scale rooftop solar photovoltaics. Bloomberg New Energy Finance is
The Organic London Skyscraper seeks to reduce waste while minimizing construction costs. At first the building would be constructed with an ornate structure modeled after bamboo scaffolding common in
Long road trips can quickly turn into a nightmare for many couples, but what happens when partners are stuck with each other in a confined environment for six to eight months? That's what Jane Poynter
While the impending Expo 2020 undoubtedly gives a timeline to the project, in unveiling the plans His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum commented: "We announced recently that we plan to
Every year, 70,000 people gather in the Nevada desert for the Burning Man Festival, a ten-day event where participants construct a temporary city built around art, music and culture. The Hayam Sun Temple
In 2007, the UN declared that desertification is one of the world's biggest environmental challenges that lead to widespread famine and economic instability. Malka's thought experiment is a provoking
The Rainforest Pavilion is an extension of Gun Architects' ongoing body of work that focuses on the Chilean climate. Many of their projects create forms out of the circulation and accumulation of water,
With a footprint of just under 1,000 square feet, the new house was constructed using clay, sand, straw, and water bricks clad in recycled sheets of aluminum, and then accented with recycled shipping
The DOM(E) is an appropriate off-grid home for locations as far afield as the Namibian desert and Siberia since the unique construction and insulation provides a comfortable interior climate regardless of
Beehive homes can be found in the thick of hot deserts and cities. Most are found in rural farming communities, but there are even villages of them located in Aleppo, the largest city in Syria, which has
As if having the tallest and most expensive skyscraper in the world wasn’t enough, Dubai has shown its decadence once again by building an ice lounge right in the middle of the desert. The Chillout
"Tesla was right and we are ready to prove it!" So say the two Russian physicists who have just launched an Indiegogo campaign to rebuild Nikola Tesla's Wardenclyffe Tower in Fall, 2014. Tesla believed
Michael Jantzen has unveiled a conceptual design for the Sun Rays Visitor Center, a steel and concrete educational facility that doubles as a solar electric power plant in the desert. The off-grid
Inhabitat: So tell me about your work here at American Steel Studios. ERIC: I build gardens like these. This is the smallest one I’ve ever done with an aquarium on the bottom and a garden on
Architecture Students Build Tiny Mirrored Lookout That Blends Seamlessly into the Scottish Landscape
Built by hand, the Lookout consists of a timber frame structure that was fabricated offsite and then trucked into the National Park. Once on site, Ritchie and Tyler installed sheets of mirrored stainless
Intershelters were designed to provide a comfortable place to stay just about anywhere. They’ve been used in deserts, deep in the forest, and even on the side of glaciers, providing sleeping shelters,
The interior relies on a simplistic design, coming to life thanks to accents of color throughout the single bedroom dwelling. Even though the room is made for two, there is ample space to fit many more
With just days to go before the World Cup opening ceremony in São Paulo, the venue for the event is still not completed. After a string of construction delays and the deaths of three workers on the site,
Designed in 1963 by recent Cuban immigrant Hilario Candela, the stadium was acclaimed for its passive principle design, which keeps visitors naturally cool in the hot Miami sun. The 6,566 seat stadium
The house was completed in 1993 but its interior designer, John Vugrin, spent another few years with the finishing touches. It is an otherworldly space made of concrete, steel and glass, nestled into a
Former “water empress” Patricia Mulroy knows a thing or two about the effects of climate change. As the former head of the Southern Nevada Water Authority, she was forced to deal with drought and
It took a full eight years for Aaron to finish building his striking 148 square meter home in the Mojave Desert since he used no contractors, sub-contractors or helpers to get the job done. And it was
Accompanied by an expert pilot, Seckler was able to compose his shots less than 500 feet from the ground. This unique vantage point gave him the opportunity to capture dream-like photographs unattainable
Welcome back to Green Building 101. In our last post, we touched upon how to select an environmentally responsible location for your new abode, and in this piece, we'll begin to discuss ways you can
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