By Guest Contributor on November 27, 2012
Renewable energy systems, or energy development, is the process of creating sufficient primary sources of energy, and also secondary forms of energy, from which societies can supplement their use of fossil fuels. The delivery of energy services and the production of many manufactured goods have caused technologically advanced societies to become increasingly dependent on external energy sources.
By Becky Striepe on November 26, 2012
We’ve talked about park lamps fueled by dog poop, and now a group of teens in Africa have developed a generator that runs on urine.
By Becky Striepe on November 14, 2012
Here in the developed world, we’re lucky to have lots of eco-friendly and efficient roofing options, but in the third world most of those choices are out of reach. Researchers at the New York Institute of Technology are looking to change that and address some of the single use plastic problem at the same time with their plastic roof concept.
By Karen MacKay on July 5, 2012
Utilizing a recycled shipping container, Jon Darsky worked with four designers to create a Naples inspired, roaming pizzeria.
By Becky Striepe on June 22, 2012
Instead of going for a store-bought solution, designer Rupert Blanchard created the kitchen photographed above using reclaimed tea crates for the cabinet doors and even to cover the outside of the dishwasher. He finished off the look with antique hardware.