Northeastern University’s Seattle Campus on Track for LEED Platinum Rating

March 12, 2013 by  
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Scientists Develop Flying Robobees to Pollinate Flowers as Bee Populations Decline

March 11, 2013 by  
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Honey bee populations around the world are in decline due to causes ranging from ‘ super mites ‘ to Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) and even cell phones – and if the insects disappear completely the planet’s ecosystems would be in peril. The issue has become so dire that now a team of Harvard and Northeastern University scientists are working on a swarm of miniature Robobee robots that could pollinate flowers and do the job of real bees if required. Read the rest of Scientists Develop Flying Robobees to Pollinate Flowers as Bee Populations Decline Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bee loss , bees , biomimicry , harvard , miniature robots , Northeastern University , robert wood , robobees , robot bees , robot swarm

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Announcing Lighten Up! An LED Lighting Design Competition – Enter to Win a $1000 Prize!

March 11, 2013 by  
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Calling all architects, interior designers and lighting designers! Do you have a spectacular architecture or interior project that uses LED lighting? Share it with the world today in our newly launched competition,  Lighten Up! An LED Lighting Design Competition . We’re looking for the best and the brightest examples of  residential  and commercial lighting designs that make use of energy-efficient LEDs . Exceptional designs will be put up to a popular vote, and the top 15 entries in both categories will be reviewed by a panel of expert judges who will determine which two winning submissions should be awarded a $1000 gift certificate for use towards Elemental LED products . Judging will be based on aesthetics, creativity, innovation and how well LEDs have been employed a project’s space. Enter your work in either the residential or commercial categories (or both!) by Monday, April 15, 2013 . ENTER THE LIGHTEN UP! COMPETITION > Read the rest of Announcing Lighten Up! An LED Lighting Design Competition – Enter to Win a $1000 Prize! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “lighting design” , and led lighting design competition , design a lamp , Design Competition , eco design contest , eco lamp , elemental LED , elemental led lighting design , elemental led store , green design competition , green lamp , industrial design competition , inhabitat competition , inhabitat contest , lamp design , lamp design contest , LED bulb , led lamp design , led light design , Lighten Up , Lighten Up! An LED Lighting Design Competition , lighting contest , lighting design competition , lighting design contest , product design competition , win this

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Green-Walled Japanese Bathroom is Covered from Floor to Ceiling in Leafy Foliage!

March 11, 2013 by  
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Botanical artist Makoto Azuma recently teamed up with Naruse-Inokuma Architects to design a beautiful bathroom that is overflowing with leafy green foliage! The temporary space was installed at Tokyo’s House Vision Expo , and it consists of clear glass floors, green walls covered in leaves, and contrasting clean white fixtures. Literally translated, its name gokujo no heya means “room of exquisiteness.” Read the rest of Green-Walled Japanese Bathroom is Covered from Floor to Ceiling in Leafy Foliage! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture” , green bathroom , leafy bathroom design , makoto azuma , Naruse-Inokuma Architects , natural bathroom , tokyo house vision expo

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