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Meeting our growing energy demands without continuing to destroy the planet might be one of the biggest challenges of our time, and it calls for some pretty creative solutions. Swiss company Energy Vault has just launched an innovative new system that stores potential energy in a huge tower of concrete blocks, which can be "dropped" by a crane to harvest the kinetic energy... Continue Read
'gone' provides a hassle-free, eco-friendly solution for on-the-go athletic nutrition. The post this alternative to single use plastics offers eco-friendly energy gel packaging for athelets appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Carbon fiber as we know it is one of the most impressive materials in our toolkit. Its incredible lightness and strength has seen it take hold in everything from competitive cycling, to supercar design to cutting edge aircraft. But could it also play a role in energy storage? One team of scientists has been exploring the possibilities, and say that carefully engineered forms of the materia
green spark uses plants as battery cells, producing a source of renewable energy that could spark electricity supplies for future cities. The post plant installation uses the power of photosynthesis to produce renewable energy appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
An omnidirectional wind turbine that works in the middle of big cities, which could "take urban energy harvesting to another level", is the UK's James Dyson Award winner for 2018. Read more
Brooks + Scarpa principals Angela Brooks and Larry Scarpa explain their concept for a public pavilion that could harness energy from lightning in our penultimate P.O.D.System Architecture movie. Read more
the building's skin has been developed to maximize sustainable performance and workplace comfort in china's subtropical climate. The post BIG’s shenzhen energy mansion is a ‘subtle mutation of the classic skyscraper’ appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
combining these two energy sources together in one plant provides a number of synergy effects. The post fluventum, a combined wind and wave energy converter appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the discovery could lead to the creation of nanoparticles inspired by the pyramid's shape that could be used as solar cells or even sensors, a quirk in the design not realised when they were built 4,400 years ago. The post scientists discover that the shape of the great pyramid of giza can focus electromagnetic energy appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the design references the pitched roofs of the neighboring houses, the region's rural history, and the undulations of the nearby jura mountains. The post skop’s self-sufficient school in switzerland also provides energy for 50 households appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.


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