Tag: eco

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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Urban Farm

Producing food within an urban context is gaining much interest. Now, the French architectural firm Zundel and Cristea have developed an intriguing design for smaller-scale urban farms, to be dotted over the urban fabric. These farms have been designed to…

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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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Self-watering Green Wall

Ever increasing in popularity are ‘Living Green Walls’. They are beginning to become renowned for improving people’s health and that of the environment. In honesty however, maintenance can be a deciding factor and extremely off-putting for those with an emerging…

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A LENS ON NATURE

As we shift our living-patterns ever-more towards the modern city, most of us are continually wrapping ourselves in a technological skin. On occasion, it would be most beneficial to our health to escape the Energy and Radio waves being transmitted…

NASA TRAIN TECH

Trains completely lag behind in the green tech race! They haven’t exactly won any awards lately for their eco-friendliness; but hold on…things are about to change! Enter the Vittori Lab who have created (in a mixed collaboration) the AirTrain. This…

GOLD MEDAL WINNER

We know the 2016 Olympics are just around the corner but we’re not talking about that! What we’re talking about is a LEED gold medal. Recently, the Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto inaugurated the BBVA Bancomer skyscraper with a LEED…

French Solar Roads

Over the next five years, France’s National Institute for Solar Energy (INES) is set to install 1,000km (621 miles) of solar-roadway, in collaboration with the transport infrastructure company Colas. Colas has created the ‘Wattway pavement system’, an intelligent road-installation strategy….

Wind Energy at Your Fingertips

Uprise Energy have created a portable 50kW wind turbine for off-grid power generation. Simply put, this machine is powerful, efficient, and portable. It initially looks like a vehicular trailer. It then can transform into a wind turbine to offer energy…

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HYDROGENASE AIRSHIPS

Truly a legend and eco-visionary, the Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut has turned his design skills towards a conceptual transport-system involving airships powered by SEAWEED! As ingenious as it is ambitious, Callebaut believes the new green revolution is in full progress…and…