Roadside Poem by Simon Armitage Devours Pollution from 20 Cars Each Day

June 6, 2014 by  
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Poetry has been used for ages as a tool to critique the social anxieties du jour. Now, for the first time ever, a poem is being used as a physical remedy to one of modern society’s biggest challenges – air pollution . The poem by Simon Armitage has been printed on a 10 meter by 20 meter piece of material coated with microscopic pollution-eating particles of titanium oxide. According to the University of Sheffield , the institution that invented it, the material is capable of absorbing pollution from 20 cars every day. Read the rest of Roadside Poem by Simon Armitage Devours Pollution from 20 Cars Each Day Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: absorbing pollution , billboard that fights pollution , in praise of air , nitrogen oxide pollution , poem , poem that fights pollution , pollution from 20 cars , simon armitage , titanium oxide , tony ryan , university of sheffield

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Fakro’s Innovative Windows Transform Into Airy Rooftop Balconies!

June 6, 2014 by  
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Could a Fake Floating Beach Pop Up in Manhattan by 2016?

June 6, 2014 by  
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While the government is trying to prevent sea level rise from washing away the northeastern seaboard, a team of designers have launched an imaginative new concept that’ll make sure a sandy beach is always within reach for New Yorkers. Developed by Blayne Ross and a team of designers, City Beach NYC is an artificial floating beach that is meant to dock anywhere along the Hudson River. Still in its initial conceptual phase, the City Beach NYC team plans to launch their Kickstarter next week and, if successful, aims for an opening date as early as 2016. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: blayne ross , city beach nyc , craft engineering studio , floating beach , Hudson River , kickstarter , manhattan , manhattan beach , new york city , popup beach , temporary beach , thunderclap , waterfront revitalization initiative , west village , workshop/apd

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"Worn Out" Shows How Things Fall Apart, The Centre Cannot Hold

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