Curvaceous solar-powered kindergarten is built from natural and recycled materials in Italy

December 15, 2015 by  
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New open-air bar and restaurant for a Brazilian soccer club appears ready to set sail

December 15, 2015 by  
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North Carolina town rejects solar farm amidst fears it will “suck up all the sun”

December 15, 2015 by  
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Remember that Simpsons episode where Mr. Burns plans to block out the sun? It seems the citizens of a town in North Carolina have seen it a few too many times. A proposal to erect a solar farm in Woodland, North Carolina, has been quashed by the town council amidst fears the project would “suck up all the energy from the sun.” Read the rest of North Carolina town rejects solar farm amidst fears it will “suck up all the sun”

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The Principals’ Modular Shell Pavilion is Built From Recycled Plastic Panels

May 28, 2014 by  
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Slick Minimal Black Sofa Built From Recycled Wooden Pallets

January 10, 2012 by  
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Believe it or not, this slick black sofa designed by French Studio-aparte is made from discarded wooden pallets . Dubbed ‘Woodstock’, this handy piece of furniture can accomodate up to two people and comes with two small benches tucked underneath one of its sides. By focusing in on waste reduction and designing for small spaces, Studio-aparte produced a neat design that was once only just a load of rubbish. + Studio-aparte Photo © Studio-aparte Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , french design , green materials , green products , modern sofa , Recycled Materials , recycled wooden pallets

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Toyota Officially Unveils Its Prius C Hybrid Car at the Detroit Auto Show

January 10, 2012 by  
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Tolerance by Daisuke Kitagawa Gives New Life to Everyday Objects

January 10, 2012 by  
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Japanese designer Daisuke Kitagawa presented a collection of objetcts titled “Tolerance” during a recent edition of DESIGNTIDE Tokyo . Using common everyday objects, Daisuke altered the wares with pieces of wood to create new, practical pieces. Read the rest of Tolerance by Daisuke Kitagawa Gives New Life to Everyday Objects Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco design , green design , green products , Recycled Materials , reuse , sustainable design , Tokyo , Tokyo design , tokyo design week 2011 , tokyo designer’s week

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Solar Grill Stores Latent Heat for 25-Hour Cook Time at 450F

August 11, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Derek Ham/ Barbeque Lovers We’ve seen a DIY solar cooker built from old CDs , and we’ve seen plenty of commercially available solar ovens too. We’ve even seen one solar-powered grill . But we haven’t seen many solar cooking options that can store heat for longer cooking times or hotter temperatures. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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