Top 6 Green Bike Accessories for a Safer, More Comfortable Ride

July 17, 2013 by  
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New Prefab Disaster Housing Prototype to Be Tested Out in NYC

July 17, 2013 by  
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New York City wasn’t ready when Hurricane Sandy hit last year, but city officials are hoping that a new prefab disaster housing prototype will help them prepare for the next big storm. Part of the Office of Emergency Management and Department of Design and Construction’s “What If NYC” campaign, the post-disaster housing system is expected to be tested this summer in Brooklyn. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture” , Brooklyn , department of design and construction , disaster , disaster housing , disaster preparedness , eco design , Emergency housing , Garrison Architects , green architecture , Green Building , green design , modular housing , new york city , new your city disaster , office for emergency management , post-disaster housing , prefab disaster housing , Prefab Housing , Sustainable Building , sustainable design , us army corps of engineers        

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Carrera Foldable Bike Helmets Conform to Your Noggin and Can be Stashed in Your Bag

April 22, 2013 by  
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With both safety and style in mind, Carrera’s foldable bicycle helmet is anything but bulky. Since we all have noggins of different sizes, their innovative helmets custom fit to your head. Made up of adjustable strips, the components of the helmet conform to your head , giving a comfortable fit that is more likely to stay on should an accident occur. And when you’re not on the bike, they neatly fold up and can be stashed away in a bag. Read the rest of Carrera Foldable Bike Helmets Conform to Your Noggin and Can be Stashed in Your Bag Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bike helmets , bike safety , Carrera foldable bicycle helmet , eco design , green design , green transportation , sustainable design        

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Portland Resident Sets Up Bike Helmet Recycling

December 21, 2011 by  
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In bike-friendly Portland, resident Jason Jepsen is trying to set up a recycling program for old bike helmets – an important safety accessory that has been traditionally difficult to dismantle and turn into new products. According to the blog Bike…

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Recycled Glass Used to Purify Water in Singapore

December 21, 2011 by  
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A team of researchers in Singapore found a cheaper and more Earth-friendly way to filter raw water using recycled glass. As a part of their GLASSwater project, researchers from Ngee Ann Polytechnic have devised a way to use a porous ceramic…

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VIDEO: Artists Outfit Scooter Riders in Indonesia With Planted Bike Helmets for a Treebute

December 6, 2011 by  
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In a treebute, er tribute, to the natural beauty of their city, two artists from Yogyakarta, Indonesia outfitted scooter riders with safety helmets planted with trees and had them ride around the city en-masse. Passers-by were stunned as they saw trees gliding along on the tops of the cars before the scooter riders were revealed in all their tree-loving glory. The stunt is called Treebute to Yogya and was designed and carried out by Sara Nuytemans & Arya Pandjalu. Video of the tree ride after the jump. Read the rest of VIDEO: Artists Outfit Scooter Riders in Indonesia With Planted Bike Helmets for a Treebute Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bicycle , bicycle art , bicycle helmet , bicycling , bike art , bike helmets , bike protest , bike safety , bike stunt , biking , environmental art , environmentalism in indonesia , Green Cities , green indonesia , indonesia environment , indonesian art , planted bike helmets

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Frank Lloyd Wright Biopic “Taliesin” to be Directed by Bruce Beresford

December 6, 2011 by  
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Beloved architect  Frank Lloyd Wright is finally the subject of a biopic film to be directed by Driving Miss Daisy ’s Bruce Beresford . The father of “organic architecture,” a term he coined, Wright had an innovative philosophy that fused architecture with its environment, and he designed some of the United State’s most famous buildings from the 20th Century. The film, called  Taliesin , is written by Nicholas Meyer and highlights the period of Wright’s life which involved the murder of his mistress Martha Cheney. The title refers to Wright’s Prairie-style home where the tragic events took place. Read the rest of Frank Lloyd Wright Biopic “Taliesin” to be Directed by Bruce Beresford Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Bruce Beresford , cantilever , Darwin D. Martin House , Driving Miss Daisy , eco design , fallingwater , frank lloyd wright , frank lloyd wright film , frank lloyd wright movie , green design , organic architecture , radiant flooring , Robie House , sustainable design , taliesin , taliesin film

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Potted Plant Helmets Hit the Streets of Indonesia (Video)

January 5, 2011 by  
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When it comes to our increasingly crowded city streets , where trucks and cars and bikes clamor and jockey for a spot, it seems there’s hardly room anymore for a little green to soak up all that CO2 . But, thanks to two artists in Indonesia, finding space for flora just got a bit easier with these literally living bike helmets that are sure to turn a few heads — turn them into potted plants, that is…

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Greener Gadgets 2010: Yves Béhar’s Hacked Car Concept, Green Underwear project, and Top 3 Design Principles

February 26, 2010 by  
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Photo by Jaymi Heimbuch The first keynote of the day at Greener Gadgets came from Yves Behar, founder of fuseproject and one of our favorite designers around TreeHugger, dreaming up things from bike helmets to the One Laptop Per Child computer . And its no surprise why

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Giant Icebergs Break Free, Threaten Ocean Currents and Oxygen Levels

February 26, 2010 by  
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A giant iceberg in the southern Atlantic.

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