Many people around the world rely on cash crops to create extra income for their families. During the dry season, shallow wells and drought are challenges that reduce crop yield - and extra income. In
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Hyundai isn’t joking when it claims it wants to fight global warming. The car manufacturer just announced that it plans to install what will be South Korea’s largest solar photovoltaic system on the
Hannah Warren was born in 2010 with a rare condition known as tracheal agenesis, which means that her trachea failed to develop. For the past two years, she has been living in an ICU in Seoul, South
Heliospectra’s new LED lighting system has been chosen by the German Aerospace Center (DRL) as part of the EDEN (Evolution and Design of Environmentally-closed Nutrition sources) research initiative.
SolarWorld and PC-Aero just announced plans to launch two new solar-powered electric aircraft at the AERO Global Show for General Aviation in Friedrichshafen, Germany this month. The show, scheduled to
Why just harness light or vibration individually when you can use both to create electricity? Making sure to fully exploit both sun and sound simultaneously, researchers from Sungkyunkwan University and
Traditional Crafts Merge with Contemporary Design at the Triennale Design Museum During the Milan Furniture Fair
Rong in Chinese means melting and fusion. This notion is at the core of the ‘Handmade in Hangzhou’ exhibition. 13 designers have deconstructed the traditional crafts of Hangzhou and applied those in
Fix imagines the home to be perched on a Cliffside, facing the sun for optimal natural lighting. The retractable screens serve as both form and function; each have their own design as well as opacity.
Pensions are a new thing for South Korean urbanites keen to escape the monotony of city life, but normally they take on a more European chalet identity. The client asked Moon Hoon to deviate from this
Photo of current Apple store design by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Apple is rumored to be working on a major overhaul its retail stores - and according to sources close to the project, the company has
The glass façade of the Hunt Library not only reflects the carefully landscaped trees on North Carolina State’s campus, but also flushes the interior with natural light, making for comfortable lighting
VICE is probably best known to most for its Dos & Don’ts, but the characteristically “hipster” publication has been cementing its place as an important journalistic outlet recently
Designers Jiwon Choi and Alice Jung have created a line of edible “Sweeeeet Tableware” made from a traditional Korean confection called yeot. Yeot is made with various kinds of grains
Due to our addiction to plastics, the human race has created the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a massive accumulation of trash dominated by synthetic, non-biodegradable objects. Turning a blight into an
The designer behind the One Laptop Per Child Project, Yves Behar is truly a world-class designer, balancing aesthetics, function, and socially-based initiatives. Founder and principal designer of
The Walking House enables people to live a peaceful nomadic life, moving slowly and gathering energy from the wind and sun. Its six autonomous legs are design to walk on any surface, with minimal impact
Located an hour's drive south of Seoul, the clubhouse for this 18-hole golf course stands out for its elegance and intricate design. Taking full advantage of advanced technologies in woodworking and
Hyundai just became the world’s first automaker to begin assembly-line production of a zero-emissions, hydrogen-powered vehicle. The first Hyundai ix35 fuel cell vehicle rolled off Hyundai's assembly
Embedded electronic implants have long been confined to the realm of science fiction, but the development of a new stretchable battery could soon make them a reality. A pair of scientists have developed
Photo via Shutterstock Cracks are a road's worst enemy. Once a crack forms, water is able to enter the paved surface, and when it expands and contracts with changes in temperature it destroys the road.
The original country house was commissioned by the client as a cozy summer house, but once he moved in he felt the space didn’t connect to the beauty of the land. Thanks to JOHO Architecture's vision,
After living for years in Seoul, Dr. Jung Soik wanted to move to a remote country village on Namhae, but wanted her home to be self-sufficient in terms of energy use. So she and Lifethings designed a
South Korean scientists just developed the world's first imprintable and bendable battery - and it could pave the way for flexible mobile devices in the near future. According to the researchers, the new
The mixed-use Trump Towers would bring shops, restaurants, wellness centers and office space to the area near the waterfront. Each of the towers will be around the same size, but their facades feature
The next generation of televisions is here. LG has just launched the first organic light-emitting diode TV. The 55 inch OLED screen beats LCD televisions in energy efficiency, plus it's thinner and it may
There's a new cure for champagne-induced New Year’s Eve hangovers. We used to think that Bloody Marys or a cup of coffee were miracle hangover cures, but new research shows that a few stalks of
Scientists at Spain’s University of Jaen have found an affordable and eco-friendly way to make bricks from paper waste. The process diverts the byproducts of paper mills from going to a landfill, and
The Defense Advance Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has helped establish the world’s computer networking and technology in the air, land, sea and space—and now they’re turning their intelligent
Thanks to an international team of chemists, physicists and engineers, we may soon see the creation of flexible silicon solar cell fabrics. Led by John Badding, a professor of chemistry at Penn State
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