Designer Transforms Old Bike into Pedal-powered Elevator

August 30, 2013 by  
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After completing his gorgeous 30 foot high treehouse , Ethan Schussler scoffed at the idea of having to climb up and down a giant ladder all day. Rather than abandoned his tree top escape, the designer put an old bicycle to the test. Customizing it to move along a giant chain, Schussler transformed the bike into a personal elevator, which slowly rises to the treehouse’s entrance by pedaling. Read the rest of Designer Transforms Old Bike into Pedal-powered Elevator Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bicycle elevator , eco design , Ethan Schussler , green design , green gadgets , pedal powered elevator , Recycled Materials , sustainable design , treehouse elevator , Treehouses , upcycling        

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Playful Kindergarten for New Colegio Green Hills Lets Imaginations Run Wild in Mexico City

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Hong Kong Smog is so Bad Tourists are Getting Their Picture Taken with a Clean Backdrop

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Hong Kong has famously got one of the largest smog problems in Asia, along with Beijing and Singapore . This has proven to be problematic for tourists who have hoped to get pictures of themselves in front of the city’s infamous skyline. However, China has come up with a canny solution – to use a backdrop of the city’s skyscraper-filled skyline for photographs. Read the rest of Hong Kong Smog is so Bad Tourists are Getting Their Picture Taken with a Clean Backdrop Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: air pollution , Air quality , asia air quality , Beijing , Hong Kong , hong kong backdrop , Hong Kong smog , hong kong tourism , Pollution , Singapore , smog , tourists        

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