Most of us underestimate or ignore our incredible dependence on electricity, but there's nothing like a blackout caused by overzealous summertime air conditioner use to remind us of the importance of
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Fall House is a long, thin volume that conforms to the natural contours of a sloping cliff above the ocean. The dramatic landscape called for a dramatic solution, and Fougeron Architecture crafted a home
Resist, Delay, Store, Discharge: A Comprehensive Strategy for Hoboken from Rebuild by Design on Vimeo. The OMA proposal focuses on implementing resiliency through the integration of key infrastructural
If you look forward to your cup of joe in the morning, the latest news from Central American coffee growers could ruin your day. Coffee plantations are currently suffering the worst epidemic of leaf rust
Those looking for a touch of whimsy in their next LED lamp fixture will love product designer Chen Bikovski's Popup Deer Head light. Inspired by popup books, her origami-like lamp transforms from elegant
Eight U.S. states just formed an alliance to drastically cut emissions by boosting the number of zero-emission vehicles on the road to 3.3 million by 2025. The multi-state ZEV Action Plan was launched by
The platform's design was inspired by the Finnish Laavu, a traditional shelter intended for temporary residence during fishing and hunting trips. The Laavu was typically a primitive, triangular shape made
The High Line urban park project in New York City opened last summer to tremendous excitement from locals and tourists alike looking to escape the bustling streets for a more peaceful, green enclave in
Things are suddenly looking promising for next year's UN climate change conference in Paris. Less than 24 hours after President Obama announced a proposed 30 percent cut in power plant carbon emissions by
Lighting company Barn Light Electric recently launched their new line of environmentally friendly lights called the LED Guard & Glass Collection. The designs, which blend rustic styles with modern
The interior relies on a simplistic design, coming to life thanks to accents of color throughout the single bedroom dwelling. Even though the room is made for two, there is ample space to fit many more
Germany is set to unveil the country's very first zero-waste supermarket. Berlin's Original Unverpackt is the brainchild of friends Sara Wolf and Milena Glimbovski. Frustrated by the overpackaging and
The days of DVD video have been numbered for years now as online streaming and instant video downloads have been taking over. Now a new study reveals that getting rid of DVDs altogether would result in
On Monday the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the most significant action to combat climate disruption in American history with a new rule calling for a 30 percent cut in carbon emissions
Temporary workers are supposed to be contracted for a short period of time - but companies are increasingly using temp work as a way to circumvent labor standards and exploit workers. Reporters from
Image via Shutterstock Jeans Dirt rarely shows its face on denim until it's really dirty, so unless you're wearing jeans to trek through mud or you always go commando, don't wash them after every wear.
A shortlist of all-star architecture firms has just been unveiled in the competition to design the tallest skyscraper in Scandinavia in Gothenburg, Sweden. The competition, which was initiated by Swedish
I'll begin with the installation Animal House, sponsored by Marni and exhibited at Viale Umbria 42. This big and luminous open space displayed different animal sculptures of metal and bright colored PVC,
There are few things as enjoyable as cracking open a cold brewski after a long, hot day in the great outdoors (or, y'know, at work). Beers usually live in the fridge where they're kept frosty cold - but
The WWF reports that construction of a dam on the Mekong River between Cambodia and Laos could spell the end for the last 85 Irrawaddy dolphins. Work on the Don Sahong dam, which is being spearheaded by
It can be hard to resist upgrading your gadget for the latest shiny device, but have you ever wondered what becomes of old electronics once they get replaced? This infographic from eCycle Best shows why
Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTE Corporation) is a breakthrough technology company that both contributes to the long-term health of the environment, and boosts the economy—locally and globally.
Melting Arctic ice is poised to unleash a torrent of more than 1 trillion pieces of plastic into the ocean over the next 10 years. According to a new report, there's an immense amount of plastic trapped
Located in rural Hampshire, UK, the historic paper mill printed banknote paper for the Bank of England and British Empire for over 225 years and is currently registered as a Conservation Area and Site of
The focus of the Sorel Residence design was to construct a contemporary home in a traditional suburb without distracting from the area's cohesive look. By covering the low, horizontal structure with a
President Barack Obama on Monday will announce the most significant action to combat climate disruption his administration has taken and the boldest move to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in American
Carbon fiber is quickly becoming the material of choice for automakers as they seek to reduce the weight of their vehicles, but does bamboo have the potential to replace this material in the future?
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