In celebration of Monaco's leading yacht industry, Foster + Partners designed the building after the likeness of a giant ship. Its large, sun-drenched terraces are shaped like ship decks and offer views
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Compressed waste bamboo makes a beautiful panel that is so much healthier for the earth than the fiberglass typically used, and it is exceptionally renewable since it is one of the fastest growing plants
Traditionally, a super-yacht is a vast, luxurious vessel whose opulence is only matched by its fuel consumption. However, more recently, the super wealthy have been making an attempt to show their "eco"
Organizers of America's Cup expect at least five million people to turn out for this year's spectacular yacht race in San Francisco, which is slated to be a zero-waste affair. In a mammoth undertaking,
Quimperié's Luxury MIG 675 is a hydrogen-powered boat that grabs energy directly from the water beneath it as it zips across the waves. The high-tech 22-foot-long boat has seats for three and it tops out
We've seen some spectacular sea vessels before, such as the TÛRANOR, the world largest solar powered boat. But here's a brand-spanking new yacht about to give that old-timer a run for its money.
The Emax Excalibur solar hybrid luxury yacht isn't shy about its carbon neutral status: it is literally covered in solar panels from prow to stern. The green vessel, built by Sauter Carbon Offset Design
A new yacht designed by Pierrejean Design Studios is taking green technology to the high seas. The LOU+LOU uses solar panels and a hybrid technology called "electrical motorization pools" to cruise
What will green transportation look like in 2050, when the world is overpopulated and families look for alternative solutions for living space and transportation? A project sponsored by GM Europe Design
Vietnam's capital of Ho Chi Minh City is currently a glass-concrete jungle, but plans are afoot to change all of that. A project is being developed for the center of the historic capital, which will aim
Australian designer Jaron Dickson has come up with a concept for a hydrogen-powered, flying yacht. If that wasn't cool enough, the yacht is based on the legendary Soviet super-vehicle the Ekranoplan. As a
International Battery has joined forces with Electric Marine Propulsion to create a yacht that not only runs on electric batteries, but charges them using wind energy -- even when the sails are down. The
Eco-minded luxury yacht lovers are undoubtedly eyeing the Code-X-Yacht; a hybrid catamaran which according to Code-X, "unites radical purism, the optimal benefit of renewable energy and the sheer power of
The museum, the structure of which was conceived by Arup, is supported by a complex steel lattice and 10 columns that come together toward the bottom in a basket-like shape. The envelope is made out of a
Debra Dawson, who bought the vessel in Wisconsin and then brought it to Florida, moored the Tikki Beach Barge at the Fontainebleau Hotel on Miami Beach until 2009. It is now one of nine boats available
Tiny Prefab Cabin’s Slatted Timber Facade Folds Open to Beautiful Lakeside Views in Northern Bohemia
Nestled within a Czech forest, the Lake Cabin was built to replace an old cabin on the lakeshore and is designed to match its predecessor's footprint. The recently completed cabin currently serves as an
Flat bicycle tires could be a thing of the past thanks to BriTek's amazin Energy Return Wheel. Whereas most bike tires regulate tire firmness with air pressure, with the Energy Return Wheel one simply
The main building is completely wrapped with the white mesh-like facade, which is separated from the interior by a patio and glass gallery. The large facade panels are attached to metal posts surrounding
The 485 square-foot sculptural holiday home is built mostly from glass, metal and Larch wood, a highly-ecological, waterproof and rot-resistant timber typically used for building yachts and other exterior
Marine engineer Graham Hawkes spent his life designing submersibles for both the military and the oil and gas industry before he happened upon the idea of creating a vehicle that could 'fly' underwater.
The Biomimicry Manual: What can We Learn About Resilience, Weight Loss, and Kidney Disease from the Grizzly Bear?
I'm off to the wilds of Montana this week, doing some in-person, up-close biomimicry research, and I've got my fingers crossed I'll see a grizzly bear. But you know, over there, not over here. With five
Together with a naval architect and a building engineer, WHIM architecture is developing an island prototype that employs recycled coastal pollution as building material. The RE:Villa would be constructed
The Caravisio comes at a time when interest in caravan traveling is dwindling. According to Tabbert, the registration for camper vans in Europe is at an all-time low, and many believe that it's an
A soaring zero-gravity space hotel set atop a man-made island might sound like the latest project proposed for Dubai, but Mobilona and designer Erik Morvan plan to construct just such a resort off the
The 80,000-seat stadium features traditional Badgheer openings which enable the capture and manipulation of the wind. These are created in the outer layer of the stadium and positioned to allow the
Bercy Chen Studio’s one-of-a-kind shelter consists of two elliptical floors that are joined by a swirling staircase. The lower level has a wooden deck mainly used for lounging next to the water and
NASA has announced plans to launch the world’s largest solar sail in 2014 - and it will be travelling an incredible two million miles from Earth. The giant solar sail will use photons from the sun for
Foldable Cuts has created a line of greetings that can be turned into a keepsake and shown off. Their range of DIY boat cards consists of designs that can be cut out in pieces and re-assembled into a
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