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Bjarke Ingels Group has teamed up with Italian lighting brand Artemide to create a colour-changing lamp designed to help plants grow. Read more
the sculptural curving facade is constructed of charred, steam-bent timber dowels and integrates growing space for edible and ornamental plants. The post the sculptural timber facade of collins and turner barangaroo house integrates edible plants appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Although salmon are known to be a good source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, farmed fish typically contain much less of them than their wild counterparts. Norwegian scientists are working on a solution to that problem, in the form of fish feed made from a genetically-engineered plant... Continue Reading Transgenic plants could make for more nutritious salmon Category: Science Tags:
After announcing an eco-friendly form of its plastic bricks earlier in the year, Lego has now introduced the first complete set to feature the new sustainable material. The kit features a fully motorized wind turbine in a nod to the company's sustainability ambitions, with a tree made from plant-based plastics tucked in underneath. .. Continue Reading Lego's motorized wind turbine set feat
the wind turbine blades are adjustable, there are aircraft warning lights, as well as the ability to automate the set using power functions. The post LEGO launches fully functioning wind turbine with bricks made from plants appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the sculptural pieces are created without the use of any adhesive materials, markers or other embellishments. The post masayoshi matsumoto creates intricate sculptures of animals and plants using baloons only appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
their impermanent nature will see them change with the seasons, turning from green, to yellow and brown, before they eventually disappear within the landscape. The post strijdom van der merwe plants two earth symbols with canola and wheat in south africa appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Brazilian firm Solo Arquitetos has designed its own office, where plywood shelves divide the space, and accents of yellow and green enliven the simple studio. Read more
the architects were commissioned to develop a headquarters for local company EBIL and set an energy-efficient building. The post CORE architecture plants a tropical garden on a concrete hillock in this energy-efficient office building, india appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Nitrogen is a vital nutrient for plants, and although there's plenty of it drifting around in the air, they can only pull it out of the ground – hence the need for artificial fertilizer. But now, researchers at Washington University in St Louis have engineered bacteria that can efficiently suck nitrogen out of the air, and the long-term goal is to develop crops that can do the same... Cont is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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