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Sun-powered Woven Refugee Tents

The award-winning architect and designer Abeer Seikaly has developed a practical and elegant solution for mobile shelters in disaster zones. His ‘Weaving a Home Project’ has managed to integrate vital elements such as solar-power generation, water collection and solar water-heating….

Downdraft Tower

The Solar Wind Downdraft Tower could revolutionize wind power technology and shift the way we think about wind power. Created by Maryland-based Solar Wind Energy Inc. it twists the traditional notion of wind turbine design. In this system, the turbines…

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CBD SKY FARM

Brooklyn-based design ‘studio aprilli’ has developed an architectural vision for a vertical farm to be built adjacent to the Cheonggyecheon stream in downtown Seoul, Korea. The vertical farm is located near the central business district (CBD), supporting local food production…

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Citycopter

The desire for less polluting types of energy is having a big impact on transportation. Fly™ Citycopter is an urban aerial vehicle. Powered by the sun, it is eco-friendly, efficient, economic and cheaper than an ordinary helicopter. It has sexy…

Road To Success

Here’s some great Energy innovation from American electrical engineer Scott Brusaw . He has been developing a modular system for paneling roadways using solar powered panels. These panels can be installed in parking lots, driveways, bike paths and sidewalks and…

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Pedal Power

Saving both energy and the environment by zipping around the city on a bike is a simple and effective way to make your energy statement! Now, this has been made even easier thanks to the fold-able ‘Sada Bicycle’. This design…

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ENERGY CYCLES

Korean designers Jin Sik Kim and Bo Sung have came up with a novel renewable energy generating concept that is bike-based. Their concept, named ‘Re:Energy’, harnesses the rotational energy of bicycles during motion and then re-directs and stores it for…

Artic Harvester

A group of French architecture students designed the Arctic Harvester as a floating ‘hydroponic farm’ and village. Meriem Chabani, Etienne Chobaux, John Edom, and Maeva Leneveu teamed up to produce the circular-shaped floating village that holds 800 people and work….

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Concept Car

The public constantly await improvement in all areas of transportation. Now Seungmo Lim, a graduate of Pforzheim University in Germany has designed the BMW Sequence GT (Gran Turismo) concept car. The ‘Electric Gran Turismo Sequence’ project considers both the appearance…

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NASA: Making Water and Fuel From the Moon

Scientists are now asking is it possible to use the moon’s material to make water or fuel? Known as ‘in-situ resource utilization’ (ISRU), the big picture is to save on the enormous resource and financial costs of launching anything from…