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Princeton University announced last week its plans for a 27-acre solar field to partially power its New Jersey campus. The system will consist of 16,500 photovoltaic panels, making it the largest solar
Once again, Eton has read our minds and brought us yet another useful mobile gadget: the Mobius solar charging case. Like the company's other electronics, the Mobius is equipped with a monocrystal solar
The Princeton Charter School (PCS) has always been ahead of the curve when it comes to education, and now it's upping its environmental credentials as well. The school recently made a very sustainable
Why do some frogs fail to develop a complete set of limbs while others develop extra limbs? Is it the result violent parasites? Or maybe chemical pollution? In Brandon Ballengee's latest project, the
StudioDosi has proposed a double-skinned, vegetation-covered headquarters for the Province of Parma in Italy. Designed by a talented group of young Italian architects and engineers, the plan features a
Regulators in California accepted an historic offer by the state’s farmers on Friday to reduce their water usage by 25 percent by either leaving part of their land unplanted or by finding other ways to
Artist Kay Sekimachi’s uniquely organic bowls wow with their intricacy- and are made from actual maple leaves. Spindly and delicate, the leaves are preserved in outward reaching shapes that seem to
A timber-clad cultural center in the center of Chaville, France designed by Laraqui Bringer Architecture mimicks the lush forest that surrounds the city. Encased with a lace-like latticework, the center
It's pretty much the understatement of the century to say that Jon Stewart, departing host of The Daily Show, has a lot of fans. However, Stewart will gain some new fans as he prepares for his post-TV
A Tokyo warehouse has been transformed into a sprawling lifestyle store and café by Kengo Kuma and Associates. Now called La Kagu, the industrial warehouse is met with a massive timber and steel
You've all heard the tired mantras about changing your lightbulbs and recycling at home in order to save the planet - are you yawning yet? Many consumers think that going green is a gesture of
Pope Francis is causing quite a stir with news that he will soon publish a historic document that details the Catholic imperative to curb global warming. While some pundits believe the encyclical, which
The historic “Old Mill” building in Old Beograd, Serbia, has undergone a breathtaking transformation into a 4 Star hotel, conference center, and spa. GRAFT Architects have introduced alluring curves
Every year, Designersblock showcases emerging and established designers through different events ranging from product design to graphics and illustration, architecture and fashion Installations,
The Learning Center features a large atrium populated with plants. Instead of conforming to typological stereotypes, the architects opted for a space that looks and feels more like an indoor garden.
With the unpleasant prediction of more devastating weather patterns over the next twenty years (and beyond), safety and resilience are becoming top priorities for builders in disaster-prone areas. A
Dendrobium and Phaeleonopsis Orchids Orchids have a bad reputation as being finicky and difficult to grow, but really, the opposite is true. On our last trip to Costa Farms, we learned that orchids
Foster + Partners has debuted the design for "The One" in downtown Toronto, which will be an 80-story mixed-use tower located at One Bloor West. The building will feature nine levels of retail space and
Two new species of the strikingly-patterned peacock spider have been discovered in southeast Queensland by a graduate student at the University of California, Berkeley. One, nicknamed 'Sparklemuffin'
Despite the recent floods, droughts and extreme winter weather, the effects of climate change have pretty much been on hiatus for the past few years. But according to Nafeez Ahmed at the Ecologist, about
GoodHabitz, an online education hub in Eindhoven, Netherlands, hired Marcel van Heeswijk to design the interior of their new office space. Since the company's mandate is the transfer of knowledge, van
Belatchew Arkitekter’s studio Belatchew Labs are the masterminds behind the Insect City and Buzz Building complex - an integrated facility that hosts full-cycle cricket production, from egg to plate.
Canadian architecture firm, MU Archicture studio + MU Architects MU Architects, the Giants of Bigwin, architecture, Lake of Bays, Canada, Bigwin island housing competition, Bigwin golf club,
The 960-square-foot cabin was designed with a modest facade and minimal site disturbance so as to keep the focus on the surrounding untouched landscape. The low-budget project comprises three main
After the State of the Union and the touting of the abundance of natural resources, you'd probably think our natural gas game in the U.S. is strong. Meanwhile, the big environmental organizations are
WoodWorks, an initiative of the Wood Products Council, just announced the winners of its 2015 Wood Design Awards at the Bay Area Wood Solutions Fair in Oakland, and the designs are stunning! The buildings
After cataract-removal surgery restored her sight, a rescued orangutan named Gober has been released into the wild with her twins. Gober was moved to the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme center
Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) have made a breakthrough that could someday help paralyzed people walk, run, or even dance again. After years of research, the team has
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