Sigge Architect’s designs are linked to the mainland by boats and new transit lines in Qatar. The hotels will be accompanied by luxury apartments and are part of a new island called Oryx Island off
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Ollie's vision for the Barnyard was inspired by the nostalgia of traditional agricultural environments, where almost everything serves a distinct purpose. Materials commonly found in lightweight farm
The University of Engineering and Technology of Peru (UTEC) is on a mission to transform regular billboards into structures that tackle environmental issues. Following the success of their billboard that
Google X’s Flux Startup Crunches Big Data to Secure a Greener, More Sustainable Future in Architecture
The future of sustainable architecture just received a huge boost as Flux, the first startup to spin out of Google X, is paving the way towards a greener, more environmentally friendly building industry.
Madrid is one of the most polluted cities in the European Union, however city officials are fighting back against air pollution by launching the first smart parking meter system to charge based on vehicle
3D printing is the coolest thing since sliced bread, but what should we print with? This could go horribly wrong if we don't take the opportunity to stop and ask how the rest of nature would do it.
Refugees and immigrants from the armed conflict in neighboring Karen State of Myanmar come to Thailand in a daily flow and settle in places located just a few kilometers from the border. One of the
We’d always assumed that humans would be the first life form to colonize Mars, but that might not actually be the case. Super hearty microbes could possibly hitch a ride on a space shuttle and hunker
Researchers at Northwestern University just unveiled a new solar cell that can be manufactured for less money using fewer harmful elements. Inorganic chemist Mercouri G. Kanatzidis and Robert P. H. Chang
In a furniture lineup, few chairs are be as recognizable as the Eames Molded Fiberglass Chair. This design, by everyone's favorite Modernist design duo Charles and Ray Eames, has become one of the most
Gas prices continue to rise, and things are not getting better as far as oil resources are concerned. Fracking, deep-sea drilling, and massive spills are all wreaking havoc on the planet, and all that
A landmark report to be formally launched at the White House tomorrow will warn Americans that climate change is not a far-off, future doomsday event--it's a clear and imminent danger. Compiled by over
Comprised of two rings surrounding circular decking, the Forest Pavilion is 22 feet tall and has a diameter of 60 feet. Used to host both the opening and closing ceremonies of the art festival, the
The Self Sustained Module is intended for sites where heavy modifications and the addition of permanent infrastructure is either physically impossible or economically unfeasible. It comes complete with a
Break out the bicycle helmet and get ready to get back in the "saddle" -- May is National Bike Month! While it's no secret that bike commuting boasts amazing benefits, National Bike Month-- and more
Earlier this year we reported on a grisly disease that's causing thousands of starfish to tear themselves apart - and though researchers have ruled out a few potential causes, they still aren’t sure
Green Over Grey, who has completed a number of other large vertical garden installations like the one in the Edmonton Airport, was in charge of the design for The Currents. "According to our research,
If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, does that saying still hold true if it's pumped full of chemicals? The Environmental Working Group doesn't think so. The consumer watchdog group recently released
IKEA is always looking for new ways to reduce its environmental impact - and the company's famous Swedish meatballs are next on the list. The store's most popular menu item is traditionally made using
In celebration of Arbor Day, Pornhub has launched a campaign called "Give American Wood" that will plant a tree for every 100 video watched in their "Big Dick" category. So far, the site has racked up
Diamond mining takes a terrible toll on both human life and the environment, but lab-grown gems, which are now just as pure as natural ones and produce one-fifth the carbon dioxide emissions, could
Researchers from the FOM Foundation and the University of Amsterdam have figured out how the ancient Egyptians transported huge stones across desert sands to build the famed pyramids. Through experiments
When Kinder Morgan decided that it wanted to expand its pipeline capacity from Alberta to Vancouver, it had to get approval from the National Energy Board in Canada. So the company did what any
Sushi lovers might want to think twice before ordering up that next spicy tuna roll, as scientists just found Fukushima radioactivity in tuna that has migrated from Japan to the Pacific Northwest.
A quick look at the aftermath of any music festival shows just how little tents are valued, these days. Everywhere from Glastonbury to Bonnaroo or Coachella, 1 in 5 tents are left behind once the crowds
Since Zipcar's car-sharing service was introduced, one of the biggest drawbacks has been that you have to return the vehicle back to the original pickup spot - making one-way trips impossible. The company
A new study headed by The National Oceanography Center reveals that the seafloor is awash with human rubbish. Bottles, plastic bags, fishing nets and other types of human litter are not only floating on
Why did you start Reclaimed Space? Tracen Gardner: The job came about because I’ve always been in the construction business. I had a ranch that was remote, and I questioned how I was going to be able
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) just announced $10 million in funding to test two deep-water wave energy conversion (WEC) devices off the coast of the U.S. Navy's Marine Corps Hawaii Base in
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