Tiny Solar-Powered Sensor Harvests Energy From Surroundings

February 11th, 2010 | Filed under: Sustainability, Technology | 1 Comment »


Tiny Solar-Powered Sensor Harvests Energy From Surroundings | Inhabitat.

Glass Pyramid Solar Cells Energize Any Building Facade

February 2nd, 2010 | Filed under: Architecture, Sustainability | No Comments »


Glass Pyramid Solar Cells Energize Any Building Facade | Inhabitat.

Hans Rosling

June 26th, 2007 | Filed under: Future, Mapping, Sustainability | 1 Comment »

Hans Rosling will teach you a thing or two. Just watch and learn.
via TED

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Dubai Inc.

February 9th, 2007 | Filed under: Architecture, Future, Sustainability, Urbanism | 3 Comments »


Money. Fear. Disney. Debt bondage. Mega architecture.
Mike Davis writes on Fear and Money in Dubai at the New Left Review.

via Space and Culture

Elegant Embellishments

October 22nd, 2006 | Filed under: Architecture, Health, Sustainability | 6 Comments »


Elegant Embellishments is developing a decorative, three-dimensional architectural tile that can be installed quickly to reduce air pollution in urban environments. The tiles provide councils, developers, and designers with the ability to rapidly improve urban environments in terms of air quality and visual appeal.

via wmmna

Flood Maps

August 16th, 2006 | Filed under: Future, Scary, Sustainability, Urbanism | 1 Comment »


Will your house become beachfront property by 2100? Find out with Flood Maps.

more at Times Online

Share The Truth

July 23rd, 2006 | Filed under: Sustainability, Video | No Comments »


Share The Truth or watch An Inconvenient Truth for free!  Spread the word!

Tesla Motors

July 20th, 2006 | Filed under: Design, Fabrication Tech, Sustainability, Technology | 24 Comments »


Tesla Motors has just unveiled the Tesla Roadster, a 0-to-60 in 4 about seconds, electric car.  No, it's not a dead end wish-it-would-be-real prototype.  The car is set to ship to your door late spring/early summer of 2007.

We Feel Fine

May 17th, 2006 | Filed under: Humor, Internet, Sustainability | 3 Comments »


We Feel Fine by Jonathan Harris and Sepandar Kanvar is a visualization of how the internet community feels.  The program scours across blogs for phrases containing "I feel" and parses them into a field for analysis from many different angles.  Brilliant! 

Mobile Living

April 4th, 2006 | Filed under: Architecture, Building Tech, Fabrication Tech, Products, Sustainability, Urbanism | 2 Comments »


Presented in the spectacular 18,000 sf Skylight Studios Gallery, Soho, NYC, Mobile Living will exhibit the unparalleled advancements in our society that have manifested our modern nomadic lifestyle. . . Mixing design and technology this will be a groundbreaking, curated presentation, running concurrently with the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), and DesignDowntown in New York City, May 2006. Mobile Homes, Mobile Phones, Mobile computing, Automobiles, Motor homes, indoor and outdoor furniture will all be topics in the show.