Tag: food

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Third Water

Leave it to the Japanese to invent a technique for creating artificial river and seawater. Truly amazing. This process is expected to assist Cambodian farmers in producing prawn farms in the mountains during summer periods. The artificial water carefully mixes…

Way To GoSUN

The GoSun is truly remarkable. It is a ‘fuel-free’ cooking solution that whilst safely sizzling up to 550°F, can cook a meal in only 20 minutes. It is a cooker that uses an evacuated tube (much like a thermos) to…

Solar-powered Preservation

For those of us in the produce business, trying to get your pristine produce to the market is of the utmost importance. In hot, dry climates this can for many produce providers prove nearly impossible. Now the new Wakati device…

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JUST THE RIGHT PORTION OF ENERGY

Counting calories is boring but how else can you achieve a balanced meal to supply and maintain the appropriate levels of energy? Dutch designer Annet Bruil responds: “I saw a need for people to eat healthier, and through design research…

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Veggie Delight!

With a limited amount of time, and with four walls pressing-in on them, can most urban dwellers begin to go green and create their own home-grown healthy veggies? Well…‘Just Ask Us How!’ think that this is indeed possible! This group…

LED EDEN

Bulbo ‘cynara’ + ‘quadra’ LED light systems have created indoor photosynthesis. This lighting system allow city dwellers to experience contact with nature via a decentralized form of agriculture. This is the vision of a young Italian start-up who envisage all…

DESERT HYDROPONICS

The architect Javier Ponce – founder of Forward Thinking Architecture (FTA) – believes his ‘OAXIS’ project can improve human life. Set in the Arabian desert, its rainless atmosphere and moving sand dunes have served as a major passageway for commercial…

Mycelium Woven Lamps

Jonas Edvard Nielsen is the industrial designer who grows and shapes his materials to make his ‘MYX’ lamps. Each lamp is slowly cultivated over a period of three weeks using mycelium. As the mycelium grows, it weaves a network of…

Edyn Solar-powered Garden System

  The Edyn solar-powered garden system by ‘fuseproject’ assists users in nurturing their gardens. Founded by Jason Aramburu (soil scientist) and designed in collaboration with Yves Behar and his company ‘fuseproject’ (designers) the Edyn smart garden system has been developed…

SEALEAF

With over 50% of the World’s population living in dense, urban cities, the stress on food production is becoming enormous. ‘Land-based’ agriculture remains the traditional method of food production, but as global-temperatures continue to rise, areas where food production occurs…