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Aston Martin has unveiled a new hydrogen-powered Rapide S, which is based on Aston Martin’s four-door, four-seat sports car. The hydrogen Rapide S was developed in partnership with hydrogen experts
When Stephen Hawking speaks, you listen. The world-renowned physicist gave a speech recently as he toured the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to support research for Lou Gehrig’s disease, a condition from
In order to grow the ground floor, Maxwan added two new boxes to the original building. Protruding from the kitchen is a monolithic concrete volume and a floor to ceiling glass box pushes the living room
Philips has just unveiled the world's most energy-efficient LED bulb. The TLED bulb, still in the prototype stage, is based on tube lighting technology and provides a warmer glow than conventional LEDs.
Hear What Leading Automotive Designers and Architects Had to Say at Our ‘Design with a Conscience’ Webcast!
Hey Inhabitat readers! In case you missed it, we just wrapped up our broadcast of the Design with a Conscience conference in San Francisco, CA! We teamed up with Ford Motor Company and the American
While the Smart Home is aiming for LEED Gold certification, it is arguably not what one might typically expect from a green home, (and HGTV makes this distinction—see more info on this here). The 2,400
The BKR is a concept bicycle by Pietro Russomanno with a sturdy, malleable, and elastic wood frame. The bike's skeleton is crafted from plywood with inert rubber gaskets sandwiched in for effect. The
Sited close to the Bay Bridge with views out over the water, Wharton's new San Francisco campus is also conveniently located near public transit. The school offers up graduate level classes and an
Westpol’s Sunken Observation Deck Brings Visitors Chest-Deep in an Austrian Pond Without Getting Wet
A winding trail leads through the landscaped greenery and down a gradual ramp along the pond’s edge. As visitors proceed down the ramp, the water’s edge becomes higher and higher, as they descend down
Photo via Shutterstock For decades, engineers have been looking for something to do with spent nuclear waste other than letting it just sit in a repository. There are 104 nuclear reactors in the
Photo of Lower Manhattan © Iwan Baan The Gulf Coast and Atlantic states should brace themselves, as forecasters predict that 2013’s hurricane season may be above average. Experts at Colorado State
Newly Opened Phipps Conservatory Center for Sustainable Landscapes Aims for Trifecta of Green Certifications
Designed by Pittsburgh-based The Design Alliance Architects (TDA Architects), this new 24,350 square foot building is the Center for Sustainable Landscapes and will provide educational space to expand and
Leaving the exterior of the coach house almost entirely intact, Zecc Architecten retains the character of the Breukelen building that was first constructed in the 1760s. And whilst they have given the
Renault and British designer Ross Lovegrove just took the wraps off the Renault Twin'Z electric concept car. The Twin'Z is an all-electric city car with rear-wheel drive, a 100 mile range and a 86-hp
The event featured an impressive collection of vehicles with low fuel consumption, powered by all types of sources, including gasoline, solar, electric, fuel cell, and more. The vehicles competed in two
Gummies aren’t just for bears and worms anymore. Tokyo's FabCafe in Shibuya recently offered nine lucky customers the chance to create a 3D-printed gummy version of themselves! Using the café’s 3D
Kartoni is the worlds first foosball table made from 100% sustainable materials! The table is made mainly of recycled cardboard and sustainably harvested wood, and the set includes a cardboard smartphone
A new Kansas state house bill introduced by the Committee on Energy and the Environment is seeking to outlaw sustainable development. Although some believe that green infrastructure can ensure a high
As the Tesla Model S sedan rockets in popularity and sales, and as the electric automaker begins to turn a profit, Elon Musk just announced that the next Tesla production model will go on sale "hopefully"
Pavilion of Dream Terraces: H&P Architects Unveil Rice Paddy-Covered Pavilion for Viet Nam’s Expo 2015
If H&P Architects win the competition to design Viet Nam's Expo 2015 Pavilion in Milan, it will have a steel frame filled up with a staggered series of salvaged wood modules of different lengths that not
The annual Paris Marathon took the term "energetic workout" to the next level this past weekend by harnessing kinetic energy from over 40,000 participating runners. Sponsored by Schneider Energy, the
Restricted by very particular building codes for the artificial island project just outside of Amsterdam, the designer claims that most of the houses are fairly uniform. Still, their IJburg villa has a
Gizmag reports that the LIFESAVER Jerrycan eliminates 99.999995 percent of bacteria and 99.999 percent of viruses is contaminated water, making it a fantastic solution for people who live in areas that
Solar power photo from Shutterstock For a country phasing out its nuclear plants, you might expect a downturn in energy production. But Germany has actually seen its power output quadruple between
England’s London Array just placed its last wind turbine and switched online as the world’s largest wind farm. Located in the Thames Estuary, the farm consists of 175 turbines that will power the area
Albeit tucked away in the woods and lit up like a Christmas tree at night, the Tiny Fern Forest Treehouse comes with all of the amenities of the modern world including electricity, heat and even a small
Beer lovers beware: Researchers in Germany have found traces of arsenic in hundreds of tested beer samples. Many beers are filtered with diatomaceous earth, a mined sedimentary rock that contains iron,
Recently, 12-year-old Olivia Peters and her mother were out for a walk through a small forest in their hometown of Surrey, British Columbia when they discovered many of the trees there, some nearly a
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