Hakan Gürsu's Flame is an eco-friendly kettle that's produced from 100-percent recyclable materials without any plastic. Inspired by traditional copper-kettles, the unique design combines copper and
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Many people seem to think that going vegan means giving up on some of the more decadent foods out there, but that couldn't be further from the truth. Just as there are sumptuous vegan cheeses and pates
Ed Mazria is the influential environmental architect behind the 2030 Challenge, which aims to eliminate the use of fossil fuels in new construction, and to cut the use of fossil fuels in existing
Biologists in Puerto Rico are perplexed as the region’s famous Bioluminescent Lagoon has suddenly gone almost dark. The Bioluminescent Lagoon in Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve regularly attracts
Designed by the same firm that created The Utter Inn, an underwater resort docked in the middle of a Swedish lake, Manta Resort's floating addition is submerged thirteen feet beneath one of the Indian
Cocoon Tree is a spherical aluminium structure that weighs only 130 pounds. Rigged up with ropes and secured by nets, the structure has 12 locking points for both the suspension and for lateral stability.
The toilet, ubiquitous as it is, hasn't changed much in design or function since indoor plumbing became a thing. In honor of World Toilet Day, plumbing and drain specialists Dyno-Rod decided to change
TODAY November 18th is the last day to enter! Does your kitchen make you cringe every time you see it? If you've been wishing you could give your kitchen a makeover, we've got some great news for you.
The Boreraig house sits in a natural bowl in the landscape and low to the land to avoid interrupting the surrounding natural beauty. It is divided into three blocks using larch panels taken from fence
IKEA Solar-Powered Flat Pack Shelter This flat pack, easy to transport shelter was developed in collaboration between the IKEA Foundation and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR).
Qunli Stormwater Wetland Park Stores Rainwater While Protecting the Environment from Urban Development
Turenscape's plan for Qunli Stormwater Wetland Park sought to leave the natural core of the site untouched. This allows the indigenous plants and animals to maintain their own balance without any
Earlier this week a 70,000-hectare iceberg broke free of Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier and floated adrift in the Southern Ocean. Depending on which direction the New York City-sized iceberg travels,
Ivory photo from Shutterstock On Thursday, U.S. officials destroyed $10 billion worth of "blood ivory" at a rock crushing facility in Denver, Colorado. The 5.4 tons of confiscated material was
Two separate structures make up the design: a two bedroom home with an adjoining office space. The surrounding landscape connects the two structures, adding size and unity to the entire project. The
Addressing the needs of city dwellers and families looking for their primary residence, Blu Homes reconfigured their Balance prefab to better fit into a narrow infill lot. The Balance Metro is oriented to
Feeling the pinch when it comes time to pay your monthly bills? Lucky for you there are a few simple steps you can take to cut down your energy costs. With just a few simple and inexpensive products -
Construction on the new US Embassy in London designed by Philadelphia-based architecture firm KieranTimberlake broke ground this week. Slated to be completed by 2017 and located at a former industrial
The combination of the two incongruous structures with opposing geometrics gives off a certain sophisticated character to the project while simultaneously providing an amazing display of energy
Created by the Copenhagenize Design Company, The Flow is a system of pre-fabricated, interlocking modules made from a combination of 100% recycled plastic and wood. Each module snaps together to create
The spectacular home will serve as a case study to examine the overlap and divergences between the different certifications. The findings are published in an insightful analysis on Hammer and Hand's
NEXT Architects just won first place in a design competition with plans for a sinuous pedestrian bridge in Changsha, China that is modeled after the Möbius strip and Chinese knots. The bridge is designed
Meteorologists are asking citizens of the world to prepare themselves for increasingly violent storms such as the devastating Super Typhoon Haiyan that hit the Philippines earlier this month. Weather
Photo of offshore wind farm via Shutterstock Japan’s floating wind turbine off the coast of Fukushima has begun to produce clean, renewable energy for the national grid. The project, a collaboration
The Cigarette Waste Brigade pilot project began this week in Vancouver, Canada as part of the city's efforts to become the greenest on the globe by 2020. The program's first step was to install 110
This updated design of the Golden State Warriors’ new home comes almost three years after Joe Lacob and Peter Guber took over the franchise. “Going into this project, we wanted to build a world-class
If you're worried about keeping warm and cozy these next few months, look no further than our video on how to button up your home for the cold season and cut your utility bills while you're at it! We've
Giant Sequoia tree image via Shutterstock Even the longest-lived, heartiest organisms on earth must eventually succumb to disease and death. Or do they? A team of horticulturalists at the
A few years ago, there were rumors that a futuristic oceanographic marine vessel would be constructed with the sole aim of exploring the world's oceans. Known as The SeaOrbiter, it would serve as a
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