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Energy Field: Enormous Field of LED Lights Springs Up at Expo 2012 in Yeosu, South Korea

Energy Field: Enormous Field of LED Lights Springs Up at Expo 2012 in Yeosu, South Korea

Each of the 380 blades in the Energy Field is 59 feet tall, and they tower over pedestrians and traffic on the adjacent street. The blades are made of artificial bamboo fiber, and they sway in the

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The New Lexus ES300h: We Test Drive the First Ever Hybrid ES in Oregon Wine Country

The New Lexus ES300h: We Test Drive the First Ever Hybrid ES in Oregon Wine Country

Before we get into any more details about the car, I should mention that I'm not a car expert - but if you're reading this, you probably aren't, either. Lexus provided us with a comprehensive press packet

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Honda Unveils the UNI-CUB, a Self-Balancing Personal Mobility Device

Honda Unveils the UNI-CUB, a Self-Balancing Personal Mobility Device

Honda has announced the new UNI-CUB personal mobility device, an electric, self-balancing, weight-shift controlled vehicle which is set to compete with devices like the Segway. The major difference

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Audi Developing New ‘e-sound’ for e-tron Electric Vehicles

Audi Developing New ‘e-sound’ for e-tron Electric Vehicles

Audi recently shared with Inhabitat a development that it’s been keeping under wraps – a new solution dubbed “e-sound” that helps pedestrians hear electric vehicles

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Ultra Futuristic Pedestrian Bridge in Spain Points the Way With LEDs

Ultra Futuristic Pedestrian Bridge in Spain Points the Way With LEDs

An ornate addition to this quaint Mediterranean town in Spain's Granada province, the bridge creates easy access for everyone - including disabled pedestrians between two coveted urban destinations. This

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Unique Amsterdam Iconic Pedestrian Bridge Design Crosses Both Above and Below the Water

Unique Amsterdam Iconic Pedestrian Bridge Design Crosses Both Above and Below the Water

The Spanish architecture team who won the Amsterdam Iconic Pedestrian Bridge design competition consisted of Nicolas Montesano, Victor Vila, and Boris Hoppek. As opposed to a traditional perpendicular

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Santiago Calatrava’s Long-Awaited Peace Bridge to be Inaugurated in Calgary

Santiago Calatrava’s Long-Awaited Peace Bridge to be Inaugurated in Calgary

Santiago Calatrava fans and locals who have been dying to see Calgary's Peace Bridge come to life over the Bow River will be happy to know that the candy cane-colored helix structure's inauguration will

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School of the Arts is a Vibrant Green Addition to Singapore’s City Center

School of the Arts is a Vibrant Green Addition to Singapore’s City Center

The school is located in the heart of the Civic district at the edge of the Arts and Entertainment district. The project follows an unconventional model, combining a high-density inner city school with a

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Chicago Unveils Plans for the Elevated Bloomingdale Trail Park in the Sky

Chicago Unveils Plans for the Elevated Bloomingdale Trail Park in the Sky

The Bloomingdale rail line once served as an important transport corridor, but was then abandoned in the early 1990s. Since the late '90s, the idea has been floating around to convert the elevated rail

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Tile-Clad Roslyn Street Bar in Sydney Has an Exotic Rooftop Garden

Tile-Clad Roslyn Street Bar in Sydney Has an Exotic Rooftop Garden

The Roslyn Street bar seems a lot taller than it is because of the unique 200 square meter site on which it was placed. Four stories tall, the 197 square meter upscale establishment was conceived as both

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Futuristic Blade Runner-Style Liverpool Department Store Opens in Mexico City

Futuristic Blade Runner-Style Liverpool Department Store Opens in Mexico City

The shining silver façade of the Liverpool Department store emulates the fast-paced traffic that encircles the structure - it's positioned at the junction of several highways and overpasses. Using 3D

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Urban Island Prototype 01 Reimagines the Public Park as a Multi-Level Elevated Green Space

Urban Island Prototype 01 Reimagines the Public Park as a Multi-Level Elevated Green Space

Kristanto designed the Urban Island in response to the idea that park spaces are centered around objects as an attraction. Instead, Kristanto decided to use activities as the focus of the park, but rather

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French Cyclists Win the Right to Run Red Traffic Lights

French Cyclists Win the Right to Run Red Traffic Lights

While the vast majority of cyclists must adhere the same traffic laws as all other vehicles, and in some cases absurd bike-specific laws, bicycle activists in France have successfully campaigned for the

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PHOTOS: Toyota Finally Reveals Its NS4 Plug-in Hybrid Concept at the Detroit Auto Show

PHOTOS: Toyota Finally Reveals Its NS4 Plug-in Hybrid Concept at the Detroit Auto Show

Toyota's goal with the NS4 was to create a simple and intuitive interior that brought the driver information more quickly than ever. Unique features include adaptive headlights that aim away from

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MVRDV Unveils Plans for Zero Energy ‘Bastide Niel’ City District in Bordeaux

MVRDV Unveils Plans for Zero Energy ‘Bastide Niel’ City District in Bordeaux

MVRDV Architects and the Urban Community of Bordeaux (CUB) have joined forces to design a brand new eco-community called Bastide Niel on the banks of the Garonne River. Spanning nearly 86 acres of

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Grödians is a Vibrant & Energy Efficient Social Housing Community in Scotland

Grödians is a Vibrant & Energy Efficient Social Housing Community in Scotland

The project is made up of 34 new-build social houses for Hjaltland Housing Association and provide a variety of 1-4 bedroom dwellings. The houses are oriented towards the street to improve access and

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SFMOMA Funds New Firehouse In Exchange for City Land for Snohetta-Designed Expansion

SFMOMA Funds New Firehouse In Exchange for City Land for Snohetta-Designed Expansion

The city of San Francisco and the SFMOMA have just struck up a deal that leaves everyone happy. The new SFMOMA expansion, to be designed by Norwegian starchitects Snøhetta, will be built on city land in

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Audi and BIG Show Off Their Illuminated Urban Road of the Future Pavilion at Art Basel

Audi and BIG Show Off Their Illuminated Urban Road of the Future Pavilion at Art Basel

Audi and BIG showed up at Art Basel Miami last week with what could be mistaken as the latest dance floor design -- a huge LED surface which illuminates and tracks humans. The floor and accompanying

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Schmidt Hammer Lassen Unveils Plans for a Shimmering Eco Tower in Warsaw

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Unveils Plans for a Shimmering Eco Tower in Warsaw

Located at the center of the financial district, the Warsaw tower will create a striking landmark as it rises above the other surrounding towers. The tower is composed of three stepped volumes increasing

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New Study Says That Hybrid Drivers Are 25% Less Likely to Be Injured in a Crash

New Study Says That Hybrid Drivers Are 25% Less Likely to Be Injured in a Crash

A new study by the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) shows that hybrids cause 25% fewer injuries in crashes than their internal combustion engine counterparts. Traditionally, drivers have had to

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Standard Design Enlivens LA PARK(ing) Day with Topiary Adorned Sandboxes

Standard Design Enlivens LA PARK(ing) Day with Topiary Adorned Sandboxes

Facing the heavily trafficked Sunset Boulevard, the green PARK sign calls to the passerby. As cars, busses and bicycles passed the enigmatic sign, they couldn’t help but notice, and be left with a green

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San Francisco’s Waterfront To Get Green Makeover In Lead-Up To America’s Cup

San Francisco’s Waterfront To Get Green Makeover In Lead-Up To America’s Cup

Under design giant AECOM’s leadership, a wide swath of temporary and permanent installations will be built along San Francisco's waterfront to accommodate race infrastructure as well as a massive influx

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Bagley Pedestrian Bridge in Detroit Provides Safe Access to Canada

Bagley Pedestrian Bridge in Detroit Provides Safe Access to Canada

In the 1960's a giant chasm in the middle of Mexican Town was cut to make way for I-96 and I-75, as part of an effort to ease congestion on the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit to Windsor in Canada.

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Artful Renovation Turns San Francisco’s Historic Pier 24 Into Enormous Photography Gallery

Artful Renovation Turns San Francisco’s Historic Pier 24 Into Enormous Photography Gallery

The building is designated in the National Register, so its renovation had to preserve the site's historic architectural integrity. Envelope a+d responded to this challenge with a design that embraces the

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Glass-Encased Austrian Suspension Bridge Encourages Public Transportation

Glass-Encased Austrian Suspension Bridge Encourages Public Transportation

The Lugner Bridge rises from the Otto Wagner metro station and hovers above the avenue, connecting pedestrians to the shopping and sports complex above. The escalator from the street stretches to the

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Blade Runner Style Department Store Brings a Rooftop Park to a Mexico City Suburb

Blade Runner Style Department Store Brings a Rooftop Park to a Mexico City Suburb

The area of Interlomas, a suburban district, is so heavily trafficked with cars, that pedestrians are often not welcome on the area roadways. To combat the subsequent gas emissions and pollutants from the

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Mexico City Will Get Its Own Greenery Filled High Line Park in 2012!

Mexico City Will Get Its Own Greenery Filled High Line Park in 2012!

New York City’s High Line Park has quickly become a new gem of urban renewal, and the increasingly cosmopolitan Mexico City is following suit. A heavily trafficked area in the city will be converted to

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Ford Polls Facebook Fans For Favorite Focus Electric Noise

Ford Polls Facebook Fans For Favorite Focus Electric Noise

President Obama recently called on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to ensure that EVs weren't silently bowling over people who couldn't see, or hear, them coming, by mandating that EVs

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Parasitic Vertical Upside-Down Casino Latches onto the Hoover Dam

Parasitic Vertical Upside-Down Casino Latches onto the Hoover Dam

The conceptual tower would provide a casino, a hotel, a boxing ring and a concert hall with all the same amenities and luxuries as a casino on the Las Vegas strip. Located between the dam and the bypass

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