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Situated in the city of Tachikawa, Fuji Kindergarten follows the Japanese architectural tradition of welcoming nature in. In this case, Tezuka Architects built around nature, leaving the classroom’s
It sounds like a late April Fools’ joke, but the Pope may be acquiring a pedal-powered vehicle to demonstrate his commitment to sustainability. The carbon-neutral Popemobile was designed by the
Photo via Shutterstock A surge of giant crabs might sound like something from a 1950s B-movie, but that is exactly what is happening in the Chesapeake Bay. According to a new study done by researchers
An open-source environmental monitoring network is now being tested in France by CKAB, a French consulting firm and innovation lab focusing on the Internet of Things. According to Hack a Day, the project,
Photo via Shutterstock The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has declared that an astounding 55 percent of rivers and streams in the country are in "poor condition for aquatic life."
Range anxiety is a much-discussed concern among drivers—and potential drivers—of electric vehicles, and in attempt to thwart it, automakers are trying to install more EV charging stations, offering
Toyota Developing Revolutionary Solid-State and Lithium-Air Electric Vehicle Batteries, Aims to Launch by 2020
Today's lithium-ion batteries are expensive and bulky - which is why Toyota is currently developing two new types of ultra-efficient batteries to power its electric vehicles. Toyota is conducting research
The world’s first electric tilt-rotor aircraft has been unveiled by Anglo-Italian helicopter company AgustaWestland. The prototype—called Project Zero—features advanced tilt rotor technology that
Australian pilot Jeremy Rowsell is set to break new boundaries for alternative energy by flying from Australia to Britain in an airplane powered entirely by plastic waste. Rowsell's "Wings of Waste"
Researchers at Ohio State University have discovered a new way to extract energy from coal while preventing 99 percent of the carbon dioxide from being released into the atmosphere. The technique, called
AWeber Communications' new headquarters in Chalfont, Pennsylvania raises the bar for design, innovation and fun. This nature-inspired atrium boasts two indoor slides and a massive GSky Green Wall. Staff
At a West Coast Green conference in San Francisco, we were lucky enough to not only get a sneak peek of the Michelle Kaufmann mkLotus prefab house, but also to speak with the designer herself to get the
Billionaire Chen Guangbiao is taking China’s air pollution problem into his own hands - by launching a line of canned air. In a move that rivals a scene out of Mel Brooks’ Spaceballs, the entrepreneur
Photo via Shutterstock The Keystone XL pipeline has some big competition, and it is coming from a number of very small challengers. Scientists at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, CA are working under a
Researchers at the German Aerospace Center are developing a hypersonic “SpaceLiner” that would zip half way around the world in 90 minutes flat. The 50-passenger airplane would piggyback off of a
Ford, Nissan and Mercedes-Benz have announced a new three-way partnership to accelerate the development of fuel cell electric vehicle technology, with the ultimate goal of releasing a mass market fuel
Thermotreated chestnut has been used to bring a new chair into the Sedes,-is. project. The design recalls the old Japanese torii; a wood structure that resists the passage of the time, and symbolically
Instead of chopping down a stately conifer this holiday season, give the gift of a real live tree from the Million Trees Project! By designing your own tree online for the price of a cup of coffee, the
Mars image from Shutterstock As more and more (and more) groups announce their intent to venture to Mars, it's perhaps inevitable that we'd see some fairly odd life-sustaining science developing; and
The riddle Aedas faced was how to keep the building cool without using massive amounts of air conditioning. Such a sustainable approach to architecture is important to Abu Dhabi, as the city has pledged
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee's design brief for their new building called for an affirmation of the organization’s purpose, which is to improve environmental quality through sustainability.
If you dream about designing your own home but want to experiment with some baby steps before committing to a huge project, you'll want to check out My Eco Home by LG Electronics (LG). This fun,
Climate change is not just affecting what is happening on the surface of the Earth, but also what is taking place in the outer reaches of the atmosphere. An article published in the journal Nature
If you've ever had to seal a crack in concrete, you know what a pain it can be and how quickly cracked concrete can begin to disintegrate. That's why we're so excited about a new technology that would
Photo via Shutterstock The Guardian is reporting that a July dump of 100 tonnes of iron sulphate in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of British Columbia, Canada, by California businessman Russ George
Adding to the concern over industrial commercial overfishing, researchers from the University of British Columbia have stated that changes in ocean and climate systems could lead to smaller fish. Their
A team from the University of Toronto has developed a new technique that transforms semiconductors into superconductors using the most simple of products -- Scotch tape. The international team of
If you live in the greater Los Angeles area, you may have noticed a certain foul stench polluting the air over the last few days. There have been concerns over the cause, and the damage that it could
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