Solus4 Unveils Flowing, Solar-Powered Busan Opera House for Korea

September 20, 2011 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Solus4 Unveils Flowing, Solar-Powered Busan Opera House for Korea

Solus4 recently proposed a design solution for the Busan Opera House competition that symbolizes the elements of culture and history of Korea. Alfonso Lopez, lead designer describes the origins of the design: “A very special characteristic of Korean heritage is the linked uniformity of the art, history, culture and language. Much of this is based on the beauty and the pleasure that each element of nature represents to the individual and the community”. The lyrical, free-flowing structure also features a host of sustainable building strategies ranging from roof-based solar collectors to sea water differential temperature cooling, tidal current generators, and geothermal mass storage. + Solus 4 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: “sustainable architecture” , Busan Opera House Competition , green architecture , green design , korea , orchid building , solus4 , sustainable design

Original post:
Solus4 Unveils Flowing, Solar-Powered Busan Opera House for Korea

Edison2 Unveils an Electric Version of Their Very Light Car

September 20, 2011 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Edison2 Unveils an Electric Version of Their Very Light Car

Edison2 recently revealed an electric version of their Very Light Car , which, until now, used to run on gasoline or ethanol. The company, known for building super efficient transportation solutions and their Very Light Car previously won the Progressive Auto X Prize — a vehicle efficiency competition — and now they’ve gone a step further and are running that very car on electricity only. Read the rest of Edison2 Unveils an Electric Version of Their Very Light Car Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: edison , edison x-prize , electric automobile , electric car , electric vehicle , innovative automobile , light automobile , light vehicle , very light car , x prize winner , x-prize

Read the original post: 
Edison2 Unveils an Electric Version of Their Very Light Car

Bad Behavior has blocked 5010 access attempts in the last 7 days.