Arquitecturia built this darling Girona artist studio in a mere 3 weeks

June 3, 2015 by  
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Arquitecturia built this darling Girona artist studio in a mere 3 weeks

Tesla co-founder Ian Wright is transforming garbage trucks into electric green machines

June 3, 2015 by  
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Ian Wright is one of the co-founders of Tesla who doesn’t often make headlines, especially since he left the electric car company in 2005 when it was still a startup. His latest venture, Wrightspeed, is doing something not entirely dissimilar to Tesla, and commercial trucks are his focus. Wrightspeed doesn’t make the whole truck, though, just a clean, electric powertrain specially designed to meet the needs of industrial trucks, such as garbage trucks and large delivery vehicles. Read the rest of Tesla co-founder Ian Wright is transforming garbage trucks into electric green machines Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: alameda , electric delivery trucks , electric FedEx trucks , electric garbage trucks , electric powertrain , electric trucks , ian wright , tesla , Wrightspeed

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Spain’s Earthy Espai Ridaura Cultural Center is Topped With a Luscious Green Roof

May 17, 2013 by  
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Willem Heeffer Creates Upcycled Heinz Beanz Can Chandeliers for Helsinki’s Midhill Restaurant

May 16, 2013 by  
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Dutch designer Willem Heeffer used 334 recycled cans to create a series of luminous upcycled chandeliers and furnishings for Top Chef Hans Välimäki’s new Midhill American diner in Helsinki, Finland. Heeffer collected the tins from local restaurants, cleaned them, and then transformed them into fork and knife holders, bar lights, a floor-to-ceiling storage display and three chandeliers. The chandeliers are made from 21 Heinz Beanz classic cans each. The lamps fit perfectly into the interior designed by Martina Rosenqvist and Vera Öller , who used old corrugated roof panels to clad the bars. The single Heinz Beanz can that started it all is for sale at Willem Heeffer ‘s website. + Willem Heeffer The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Finland , green design , green interiors , Hans Valimaki , Heinz Beanz , Helsinki , Martina Rosenqvist , Midhill Restaurant , recycled cans , Recycled Materials , sustainable design , Vera oller , Willem Heeffer        

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