Submitted by Ziwei Song, the utopian Skyvillage aims to foster social interaction and cultural exchange between the city's four, currently separated quadrants: Downtown, Chinatown, Echo Park, and Temple
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Tiny Bamboo Shelters in Abandoned Factories May Provide Relief to Homeless in Hong Kong UPM recently teamed up with students from the Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences to create the
Made with acute attention to detail, the Sealander is a "swimming caravan" made with cutting edge materials developed exclusively in Germany. It has a fully customizable interior that can be developed in
A team of Chinese designers has developed a brilliant Waterwheel washing machine that combines the mechanism of modern spinning washing machines with traditional washing techniques used in ancient China.
Instead of paying upwards of $500 for a standing desk, it might be time to consider a more affordable, and eco-friendly version that costs just $65. The Cardboard Standing Desk from Chairigami doesn't
The Regeneration Film Festival, an open-entry short film festival dedicated to the theme of sustainable regeneration and construction, will be held during the annual Ecobuild exhibition in London. This
German automotive supplier EDAG unveiled a new concept car inspired by a turtle. Showcased at the Geneva Motor Show, the Genesis' frame is designed to demonstrate the potential of 3D printing or additive
Encouraged by the rapid success of the "Boris Bike" sharing program, London has announced plans for an electric car sharing network. French billionaire Vincent Bolloré, the brains and money behind Paris'
At some point in April, the Nordic nation of Norway will become the first country in the world with one electric vehicle on the road for every 100 cars. Last September Norwegian auto buyers took to the
Most of today's autonomous cars rely heavily on GPS systems and cameras to drive on the road without intervention from a driver. But Volvo claims that GPS systems and cameras have limitations in certain
It looks like actor Liam Neeson is not "Taken" with NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio's efforts to ban horse-drawn carriages in the city. While de Blasio has blasted hansom cabs as a cruel practice, Neeson argues
42 vertical concrete tubes and a distinct lack of open space might not sound like ideal conditions for an exhibition of modern African art, but for Thomas Heatherwick it's just another puzzle to solve.
Imagine a future where you can step inside a flying car, buckle up, and then sit back and relax as it automatically takes off and navigates to your destination. That future may not be too far off, as
The Pyramid House features glass walls that offer exceptional views of the surrounding landscape and allow natural light to penetrate its deepest corners. The openings vary from narrow slits to large
Tortoises are among the most endangered species on the planet, and a good shell can fetch tens of thousands of dollars. In order to protect the world’s tortoises, conservationists are defacing their
Scallop photo from Shutterstock British Columbian company Island Scallops has reported a loss of three year’s worth of product due to high ocean acidity caused by carbon dioxide pollution. Around 10
Consumer Reports just released its latest list of the top cars currently on the market, and this year it named the Tesla Model S the Best Overall Car that you can buy. In order to qualify as a top pick a
Several U.S. Supreme Court justices just confirmed that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has sufficient power to regulate carbon emissions. A case brought by 13 states and several power companies
The old adage "One man's trash is another man's treasure" is definitely true for mosaic artist Jason Mercier, who works almost exclusively with discarded materials. His newest portrait, a strikingly
Earlier this week it was reported that Tesla CEO Elon Musk had a secret meeting with Apple's merger and acquisitions chief Adrian Perica last year at Apple's headquarters, which sparked countless rumors
Water is one of the world's most important natural resources - yet safe, fresh drinking water is in increasingly short supply. Studies show that over 1.1 billion people lack access to potable water, and
Carbon calculator photo from Shutterstock At one time or another, you've probably used a carbon calculator to find out how you're impacting the planet. But what's next? What happens after you know how
Looking for the perfect way to profess your love to the architect in your life? You're in luck because the brilliant minds over at PlanningLove.org have created the sweetest series of V-day cards,
Makkink & Bey's Buijtenbed is a tiny pop-up holiday home that brings guests closer to nature. It was inspired by the caravans that many Dutch use to go on camping trips in the summer. The tiny wheeled
Designer Michael Neville created these colorful recycled rockers as a material exploration of post-consumer cardboard pulp and natural dyes. The rockers are designed as functional furniture for young
The Rimac Concept_One's staggering amount of power comes from four sets of electric motors, each of which is fitted above a wheel. Rimac has developed an All-Wheel Torque Vectoring (AWTV) system that
In December 1896, British Passenger Luggage Van No. 1353 began its service in the London and South Western Railway (LSWR) system. In 1932, it was retired from service and remained unused for years. Today,
Portland, Oregon’s local economy has expanded its embrace of bicycles, and so too has it expanded its uses for bikes. Now, enter the cargo bike, a game-changing vehicle for people with kids or lots of
Looking for the right way to tell your special someone what you really think of them? Forget the store-bought Valentine's Day cards and stationary, and make your own DIY V-Day card. Nothing says "I love
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