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to build the solar voyager a new hexagonal building block known as a hexcore has been developed using recycled materials. The post antarctic expedition runs on solar power in wagon made from waste plastic appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
With its reusable bottles and countertop carbonation devices, SodaStream has made quite an impact in the world of refreshments and in effect saved vast amounts of plastic waste from making its way into the ocean. The Israeli company is now looking to play an active role in tackling this mounting problem, starting with a pilot project testing a new device to collect marine plastics from wat
Humanity's penchant for single-use plastics is beginning to manifest in some truly ugly ways. As we start to really get a grasp on the magnitude of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, elsewhere in the ocean plastic waste is mounting on the shores of some of the most remote islands, with a new study revealing the true extent of the mess and the threat it poses to local species... Continue Read
Dutch artist and designer Daan Roosegaarde has a knack for raising environmental awareness through spectacular and symbolic pieces of art, and his freshly launched Space Waste Lab might be his most impressive installation yet. The project uses real-time data and LEDs to call attention to the mounting problem of space debris, but his plans aren't limited to simply shining a light on its exi
reflecting on how we pollute our planet with more and more products, the architects show the ways to recycle through creating doorknobs of wasted pieces. The post a21studio turns waste into doorknobs for an exhibition in saigon appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Thailand's International Sustainable Developmental Studies Institute (ISDSI) teaches American students about sustainability, so it makes sense that when it needed a new campus, it used shipping containers. A total of 17 containers were used for the main building and nothing went to waste, with all of the off-cuts reused as doors, walls, and the like. .. Continue Reading Shipping containe
A Bureau of Justice report noted that there were over 3 million burglaries in the US during 2016, which might lead you to consider installing a security system to keep watch over your home while you're out. A Californian startup has launched an easy setup, wire-free, battery-operated smart home security camera called the Eyecloud Cam. And it's been designed to eliminate false alerts caused
London-based architect Henning Stummel is launching a leather and birch plywood furniture collection during London Design Festival, which he is showcasing inside his unusual, bright red house. Read more
Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde is launching a large-scale project to solve the "problem with no solution" of waste and debris floating around in outer space. Read more
with a simple scaffolding structure, residents can grow food on the various horizontal platforms along the wall, where nothing is wasted. The post greenbelly project uses sun, rain, and organic waste to grow vegetable gardens in cities appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.


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