From her Tiny House on the Prairie in Boise, Idaho, minimalist designer and dressmaker Kristie Wolfe dreamt up her mini vacation home in Hawaii. The funds she saved by downsizing enabled her to build a
The power is out. The heat is out. Water is off. Suddenly, you are off the grid. Without the proper gear, this could be an uncomfortable circumstance for a day, a week, or even longer. Whether the outage
Ecosphere Technologies' latest product combines several of our very favorite things in one easy-to-transport package: shipping containers, off-the-grid solar power, and clean drinking water generation.
SmartCharge just unveiled a brilliant LED lightbulb that works even during power outages! The innovative bulb features a built-in battery, so it can be switched on in emergency situations when the grid
A rapidly increasing portion of South Africa's population lives in shantytowns that lack access to water, electricity and basic plumbing. Mamelodi is one of the oldest townships in Pretoria that was set
A group of designers in Nairobi, Kenya have created a way to charge your cell phone with green energy while recycling a plastic bottle! The Bottle Charger transforms any used plastic soda or water bottle
In order to make Mirai Nihon a reality, TBWAHAKUHODO developed a platform to identify new technologies and innovations that had not yet been commercialized. Next, the firm partnered with Nissan, maker of
The Solar Homestead is comprised of a main area, with six outbuilding modules that fit together to create a harmonious living space. They meet to form the Great Porch, a centrally focused outdoor living