Tag: netherland

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Inventive Vase

The ubiquitous ‘glass bottle’ is being cleverly transformed into beautiful vases by Dutch designer Klaas Kuiken. In this distinctive process, the first wraps a wire around a bottle, then heats the entire bottle up. When at the correct temperature, the…

Lightyears Ahead

A Dutch startup called Lightyear have unveiled plans for their solar-powered electric car Lightyear One! The vehicle features a 500-mile driving range, four-wheel drive powertrain (for rough terrain) and solar panels that allow it to be driven for months without…

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Air-Purifying Two-wheeler

With China’s new air-purifying bike, around 20 million inhabitants will be cleaning the air of pollution as they ride around concluding their daily business. The idea has been set in motion by Daan Roosegaarde an eco-innovator who has just partnered…

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Yacht Power Station

‘Electric’ and ‘silent’ is the only way to describe what the boating-sector is about to become! Now, the Dutch company Soel Yachts are developing electric travel at sea via their SoelCat 12 vessel. Soel Yachts want to revolutionize the boating…

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ASIAN SKYGARDEN

An abandoned highway in Seoul has been repurposed into a 983-meter-long elevated ‘Skygarden’ by the architects MVRDV. Their new ‘plant village’ (known as Seoullo 7017 to Koreans) stands above traffic, allowing visitors to meander through 24,000 varieties of indigenous trees…

Mecanoo Green Roof

Working in collaboration with the local firm Martinez+Johnson Architecture the Dutch firm, Mecanoo have collaborated on the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C, aficionados will know it was originally designed by the modernist master Ludwig Mies van…

Floating City

yeezy 350 boost The Seasteading Institute in San Francisco has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the French Polynesian government that could bring the world closer to its first floating city. The Seasteading Institute has been trying to…

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Dutch Bioluminescence Pavilion

At this year’s Amsterdam Light Festival the info booth pavilion involves an intriguing play of light. Known as the ‘Eye  Beacon’, the architectural office of UNStudio designed the Pavilion in a joint collaboration with MDT-tex. Together they have created a…

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GOLD TO BLUE

A new bike path in Lidzbark Warminski, Poland is glowing electric blue at night! The path is illuminated by a synthetic material called phosphor. It is able to light-up after being charged by sunlight. The developers of the project TPA…

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…