Architects Envision Green Transportation Solutions for Los Angeles

March 2, 2010 by  
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The passing of Measure R at the end of 2008 provided Los Angeles County with funds for up to $40 billion in transit-related projects over the next 30 years. The measure also inspired a competition to design new transport solutions, and Paris-based Odile Decq and Bonit Conrnette Architects have proposed an extensive plan to make the ‘freeway city’ a little greener. The project proposes large stretches of green space, a system of small vehicles with designated transportation lanes and parking stations, and a complete overhaul of the city’s streets, overpasses, culverts, right of ways, power lines, and underutilized rail lines

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Disposable Toilet Can Help Grow Crops in Developing Nations

March 2, 2010 by  
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It’s hard to imagine something as filthy as a toilet being used to grow food. Yet that’s exactly what one Swedish architect hopes to do in the developing world. Anders Wilhelmson is working on the Peepoo , a single-use, biodegradable bag that acts as both toilet and natural fertilizer.

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