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Ball-Rogues described the 20-foot-tall Coachella Pulp Pavilion as “an architectural experiment in material composites using reclaimed paper.” The designers built the temporary structure by covering
As the drought in California reaches desperate proportions, San Diego County has undertaken to build the largest desalination plant in the western hemisphere, one which will transform 50 million gallons
Returning to the roots doesn’t necessarily require ditching your devices. Advanced networking technology and artificial intelligence may soon be as indispensable as a rake and a hoe and a piece of
The development of biofuels for use in airplanes has been something of a slow process, with both Air Canada and Boeing utilizing a biofuel made from used cooking oil—combined with conventional jet
Just months after protecting 12.3 million acres of Alaskan wilderness from drilling, the Obama administration has given Shell the green light to drill for oil in Arctic waters off Alaska’s coast. CNN
Apple has announced the next phase of their plans to protect the world’s environment. The iPhone maker is partnering with the World Wildlife Fund in China to create sustainable forests from which the
Are flowers one of the worst gifts you can give? Husbands the world over may be sighing in relief that finally, those roses may be just too ecologically insensitive to continue giving at Valentine’s Day
Could a bladeless wind generator be the answer to solving the issues with wind - and save a few bird lives in the process? It can if you believe that the same technology we use to get your milkshake to
Homemade Dessert (HMMD) unveiled the winners of its Himalayan Mountain Hut competition—just five days after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake tragically struck Nepal two weeks ago. Mount Everest, a major focus
The garage is located in the busiest district of the city where three main boulevards create congestions and produce high levels of air pollution. It has been built completely of steel construction and
Enel, Europe's second largest electricity and gas operators and official partner of Expo Milan 2015, unveiled their 900-square-meter pavilion made of 650 polycarbonate grafted vectors. This amazing light
Sometimes even the best laid plans go awry. Despite being the first state in the United States to make cutting greenhouse gas emissions mandatory, California's forests are betraying those efforts by
This playful wooden pavilion consists of five prismatic structures, each representing Slovenia's diverse geographical landscape and approaches to sustainable development. SoNo Arhitekti designed it in
At the heart of this year's Milan Expo sits the curvaceous, desert-inspired pavilion for the United Arab Emirates. Created by Foster + Partners, the design features dune-like walls and a bevy of
It's no secret that "clunkers" on the road contribute to greenhouse gas emissions at an alarming rate. A new study from the University of Toronto confirms what ecologists have theorized for some time:
LEDs are firmly established as the energy-saving, long-lasting successor to incandescent bulbs, but the next wave might just come in the future of organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs). With the capacity
When we think about climate change and sources of pollution, fossil fuels and dirty industries are the culprits that usually dominate the conversation. Agriculture, though, contributes substantially to
What better way to show off the history of the swimming pool and the impact it has had on Australian society, then to turn Denton Corker Marshall’s recently finished Venice Biennale Pavilion into one.
Image via Shutterstock CLIMATE CHANGE While 97 percent of climate scientists agree that climate change is occurring and greenhouse gas emissions are the main cause, political will has not been strong
President Obama celebrates Earth Day by dedicating a new landmark, chiding Republicans and giving away free park passes
President Obama helped celebrate Earth Day by visiting the Florida everglades.
Add this to the bucket list: getting your picture taken by an octopus. Yes, you read that right. An octopus named Rambo is now taking pictures of visitors from his tank at a New Zealand aquarium.
Just ahead of Earth Day, Apple has published their annual environmental responsibility report—much of the report highlights the massive projects they have undertaken in the past year to reduce their
In Montreal, green transportation is a big deal, and the city is embarking on a plan to make it even bigger. Mayor Denis Coderre is pushing for an electric vehicle sharing program to be launched in the
Brera Design District at Fuorisalone 2015 It is only the 6th edition of Brera Design District at Fuorisalone, but it has already became one of the most interesting spots to visit during Milano Design
Dejana Kabiljo - Fe/Zn 2014 Dejana Kabiljo’s furniture designs take inspiration from people with peculiar habits and obsessions. She uses materials that are burnt, bleached, crimped, split, bent and so
Tom Dixon's latest design work includes these geometric pendant lamps made from 60 triangular polycarbonate lenses. The Lens lamps are inspired by the Fresnel lens, which can capture more oblique light
Gavin Munro doesn't just grow trees, he grows furniture. Making one piece of furniture can take decades using traditional methods, if you consider the time it takes to grow the tree. But what if you could
The fourth edition of Design Junction edit Milan is taking place within the surrounds of Casa dell’Opera of San Babila Design Quarter. The show reaches across two floors of an old school building and an
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