Oporto and Berlin-based design collective Moradavaga recently built Swing - an awesome low tech energy-generating public art installation in Portugal. Simply by swinging on the swings made with
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Inhabitat's Green Halloween Costume Contest received hundreds of incredibly crafted costumes - and after an intense bout of online voting we're thrilled to announce our winners! From a ghastly Two-Face
Slicing through the center of town, Superkilen is easily identified with geometric sections painted on the pavement in red, magenta, rust and coral colors. Celebrating the diverse cultural make up of
Flat bicycle tires could be a thing of the past thanks to BriTek's amazing new Energy Return Wheel. Whereas most bike tires regulate tire firmness with air pressure, with the Energy Return Wheel one
There's still time to enter Inhabitat's 2012 Green Halloween Costume Contest! Did you haunt the streets in an awesome hand-crafted Halloween costume last night? While the spookiest night of the year may
Designer Wei-Chih Hsu's build-it-yourself D-Bike is a flat-pack, cardboard kid's bicycle that is assembled much like a jigsaw. All of the bike's components are punched out from a pre-cut, reinforced
Abalos+Sentkiewicz Arquitectos' new high speed train station is part of a larger project to create a transportation hub, public park and housing development on a single site in the riverside city of
HKS Architects’ Renovated Warehouse Earns San Francisco’s First LEED for Homes Mid-rise Gold Certification
The Arc Light Co. building originally served as the historic California Electric Light Company, Station B. The building housed arc and incandescent lights used to generate electricity for electric light
Scene3 is a bicycle and skateboard shop that recycles items what would normally be thrown away, into cool new accessories. Their recycling effort began when they started cutting new skateboard shapes
The Bat Cave is fully furnished with all of Bat Man's necessities, including bats that hang from the cave ceiling, motorized platforms, a bat mobile, boat, copter and plane, and even a Bat Bicycle for
Last week, Chicago officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on “the greenest street in America,” a two-mile stretch of Cermak Road and Blue Island Avenue in the city’s Pilsen
Comprised of two wings joined by a glazed volume, the University of Oxford's new Mathematical Institute is designed to provide the scientists with the requisite privacy while also promoting collaboration.
The Bicymple isn't the first attempt to reinvent the bicycle we've seen; just a few weeks ago we discovered the Fliz bike, a pedal-less bike based on the concept of a velocipede. And while it's easy to
Footloose, a new e-bike designed by Mando, offers a new way to travel light without breaking a sweat. Lighter and cheaper than four-wheeled e-vehicles, electric bikes are a great way to extend your range
The Coren is sleek in looks and performance, weighing in at a mere 17 pounds. The UBC desginer, Christian Zanzotti expresses this lightness through super-slim top and down tubes. The bicycle is also
How can you carry a toolbox and a workspace on the luggage carrier of a bike? That's the question Berto Aussems was confronted with when he sought to take his work as an electronics repairer on the road.
Project Cycling Bus is a concept by Rever Design Studio for a cycling double decker bus. On the second level, there are 24-27 active passenger cycles to assist in generating the power reserve of the
A dual purpose bicycle (DPB) is a bicycle which can be used for both transportation and for power production. The modification consists of a free wheel, a bottom bracket and a “V” pulley. The
What do you get when you cross an architect, a furniture company, and a love of cycling? The result is a sleek, refined fixed-gear road bicycle that blends Thonet's classic bentwood curves with
The Unites States generates more electronic waste than any other nation on earth. According to the EPA, more than 4.6 million tons entered domestic landfills in 2000, and 50-80% of our total e-waste is
If you've ever been freaked out over the dangers of riding your bicycle at night, the Xfire Bike Lane Safety Light might be able to offer you a little more security. This battery-powered safety light
Located on the west bank of Cleveland’s Flats Waterfront District, a 1.3-mile trail of abandoned railroad yard is the focus of a new revitalization project called Lake Link Trail and Greenway. The
Utilizing the combined power of a couple of efficient photovoltaic panels and bicycles employed as dynamos, the Ciclalab team provided the crowds with music and entertainment all weekend. Both the panels
The bike-powered Velopresso coffee shop is custom constructed from an old tricycle frame. Its gears (which are no longer needed for uphill terrain) have been rewired to either push the cart forward or
City University London's giCentre, which is part of the City Collaborative Transport Hub, has created several visualizations that show the behavior and route preference patterns of the capital's bike
If you're a cyclist, you know that even wearing a helmet doesn't keep you completely safe from the perils of the road. With that in mind, ICEdot has created the ICE (In Case of Emergency) Crash Sensor.
With a lantern suspended inches above its razor-sharp gnashers, the Deep Sea Angler Fish is a lamp that'll make you think twice before turning the light on. The five-foot-tall lighting fixture, designed
If you live or work in a city, a bicycle can be a great way to get around. The only trouble is what to do with the bicycle when you need to go somewhere you can’t ride. Folding bicycles offer a great
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