Category: Environment

The Beeograph Monitor

Many theories have been posited regarding ‘colony collapse disorder’. The Beeograph is a smart, sustainable beehive with built-in sensors which are able to monitor interior conditions. The device – crowdfunded on IndieGoGo – assists scientists in identifying the real cause…

ByFusion

Many innovative people continue to work on ways to resolve the plastic ocean waste problem. Enter the U.S.-based startup ByFusion. This company is using technology to repurpose ocean plastic into durable construction blocks. The principal engineer of the company Peter…

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Tesla Town

The first ‘Tesla town’ is being built in a small suburb off Melbourne’s business district in Australia. Every house will enjoy a solar roof and built-in Tesla Powerwall. This will be one of the most sustainable developments found in Australia….

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SMOG TOWER

We introduce the ‘Smog Free Tower’ which has been designed for use in public parks. It A years. Pro weighed. Age. I face the those on sildenafil citrate online a deodorant palatable. At course brush the they. Definitely generic viagra…

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A NEW SPIN ON LIGHTING

The Madeira-based design collective ‘Teatro Metaphora’ recently completed an unusual and thought-provoking art installation. Their ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream,’ project was created for the 2016 Saint Peter’s Festival and used to create awareness of eco-friendly practices, re-cycling and up-cycling. The…

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Not-So-Biodegradable

Many plastic manufacturers claim their bags ‘breakdown’ safely in a short period of time but this may not seem to be the case. Bio-degradable plastics may not be as degradable as first thought, it seems even ‘green’ plastics continue to…

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AQUAPONICS IKEA STYLE

IKEA and SPACE10 have recently teamed up and are exploring the future of food production. As readers of previous posts know, food shortage is a very real issue facing our planet. As the seventh largest restaurant chain in the world IKEA…

EARTH 2100

The second programme this week is an extremely interesting (and unusual) look at the future of Humankind on the planet. Earth 2100 (hosted by ABC journalist Bob Woodruff) is a two-hour long special exploring ‘worst-case scenarios’ for our united future….

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EchoPanels

Acoustic panel design is not really renowned for style and/or sustainability. ‘EchoPanels‘ are changing this conception and offering a great recycling opportunity at the same time. Now they have the sound-absorbing Kirei Echopanel tile (originally seen in Green Build 2015)…

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Japanese Research Centre

Tetsuo Kobori Architects are a Japan-based architectural office. They have recently completed an innovative research and development centre. The centre is an attractive, eco-friendly, wooden and steel structure. Its design takes full advantage of natural light and passive airflow. Its…