Tag: energy-saving

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Google HQ/London

To use an English phrase, Google’s plans for their new London headquarters are well sweet! Way to go Thomas Heatherwick and Bjarke Ingels. They have turned a-million-square-foot of office space into an eleven-story ‘landscraper’ (similar in length to the Shard…



Students at the Universite Laval engineering college in Quebec have won the Shell ‘Eco-marathon Americas’ contest for internal combustion engines. They did so with their Alérion Supermileage car. The car has managed to achieve 2,713.1 miles per gallon of gasoline….

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Facade Cleverness

Bangkok-based Architectkidd have designed a façade in Soi Ratchada merging Thai traditional metalwork techniques and digital design strategies. They have created a porous diamond-paneled envelope for air and light to filter in through. The ‘public-building’ is home to diverse programs…

Minimal Kettle

Nils Chudy is a Design Academy graduate from Eindhoven. He’s invented a device called Miito. Miito heats water directly in a single cup, thus eliminating all that wasted energy associated with boiling water in a kettle when making a cup…


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…