Tag: consumption

ULTIMATE DRYER

Who would have thought that it would be possible to completely dry all your clothes in 20 minutes – without heat? Now the ‘ultrasonic’ clothes dryer has the potential to do so! The idea has already been proven conceptually and…

VISIBLE FRIDGE

The concept for a ‘visible fridge’ was presented at Concept Kitchen 2025. As opposed to storing perishable food in a closed refrigerated box, the students and IDEO have developed a set of ‘induction shelves’. These shelves allow food to be…

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….

DISCOVERY

This month, EM have decided to draw to our members’ attention, diverse programs useful to understanding what kind of a future we could all soon be facing. This is a program we recommend this week. We hope you will be able…

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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…

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Dublin Black Monolith

A black monolith in Dublin’s docklands reveals Ireland’s current oil consumption and future renewable energy targets. It was designed by De Siún Scullion Architects. It measures 4.2 metres cubed. The size is not arbitrary however, its volume represents precisely 473 barrels of…

OBJECTS OF DESIRE (+ PERFORMANCE)

The French designer Mathieu Lehanneur has produced his series of ‘energy objects’, intended to monitor how much energy one is consuming in their home. Simply known as ‘Efficient Home’, they look like a set of letters from the alphabet, small…

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INFOGRAPHIX

The key to creating a sustainable future, a future we can pass on to the next generation is to promote sustainability issues and achievements. Here, the New Jersey Institute of Technology have just made available their new infographic. This wonderful…