Engineering students create a fire entinguisher that uses sound waves

March 30, 2015 by  
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Click here to view the embedded video. Sound waves could be the next big thing in fire-fighting technology. George Mason University engineering students Seth Robertson and Viet Tran have built a new kind of fire extinguisher that uses sound waves to extinguish fires as part of their senior research project – and it has a lot of potential to work in real world applications, both in everyday households and in outer space. Read the rest of Engineering students create a fire entinguisher that uses sound waves Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: engineering students , fire extinguisher , fire fighting , george mason university , gmu , sound waves , space

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California Students Create Smog-Eating Roof Tiles to Cut Urban Pollution

June 11, 2014 by  
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A team of ambitious students at the University of California at Riverside have developed an incredible new weapon in the battle against air pollution. For their entry in the Environmental Protection Agency student design competition, the UC students created roof tiles coated with titanium dioxide that can break down smog-forming particles in the atmosphere, essentially eliminating a large percentage of harmful nitrogen oxide gas emitted by vehicles and power plants. Read the rest of California Students Create Smog-Eating Roof Tiles to Cut Urban Pollution Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: air pollution , environmental causes , environmental design , Environmental Protection Agency competition , Environmental Studies , EPA’s P3 (People , Pollution , pollution solutions , Prosperity and the Planet) competition , smog eating roof tiles , titanium dioxide roof tiles , University of California at Riverside

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Re-Creation: Two Primitive Huts Show Similarities Between Traditional Chinese and Finnish Design

June 11, 2014 by  
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Read the rest of Re-Creation: Two Primitive Huts Show Similarities Between Traditional Chinese and Finnish Design Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Alvar Aalto Venice Biennial , art installation Venice , Finnish architects , Finnish Architecture , Finnish Pavilion Venice , natural lighting , OOPEAA Office for Peripheral Architecture , Shenzhen BI-CITY Biennale , traditional building techniques , Venice Biennial 2014 , wooden architecture , wooden pavilion Venice

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Architecture for Humanity Celebrates 15th Anniversary, Announces Eric Cesal as New Director

June 11, 2014 by  
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Architecture for Humanity , the nonprofit that uses design to improve and change lives around the world, has just announced Eric Cesal as their newly appointed Executive Director. The announcement coincides with the organization’s 15th anniversary year in service to communities across the globe. As Architecture for Humanity transitions into new leadership, the nonprofit has also unveiled a renewed vision and mission for the future. Read the rest of Architecture for Humanity Celebrates 15th Anniversary, Announces Eric Cesal as New Director Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Architecture for Humanity , architecture for humanity executive director , architecture for humanity mission , architecture nonprofit , cameron sinclair , eric cesal , haiti rebuilding center , Kate Stohr , Katrina reconstruction program , resiliency

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Rice University Students Create Energy-Generating PediPower Shoes

May 21, 2013 by  
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A group of Rice University mechanical engineering students recently created a pair of energy-generating shoes that are able to create and store electricity with every step. The team’s kinetic energy-harvesting PediPower shoes could be used to power portable electronics and medical devices. Read the rest of Rice University Students Create Energy-Generating PediPower Shoes Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: battery , energy generating shoes , energy-generating-clothing , engineering students , kinetic , kinetic energy , mechanical engineering , PediPowers , rice university        

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Aston University Students Create a Hydrogen-Powered Cardboard Race Car!

July 5, 2012 by  
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A group of Aston University students has created this hydrogen powered “eco car” that made from cardboard and plywood. The car recently won Shell’s Eco-Design Award for pushing the boundaries of sustainable car design, and this week the unique cardboard vehicle will hit the track at the Sepang International Circuit in Kuala Lumpur to compete in the Shell Eco-marathon . Read the rest of Aston University Students Create a Hydrogen-Powered Cardboard Race Car! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Aston University , cardboard car , green car , green transportation , hydrogen car , plywood car , Shell , shell eco marathon challenge

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Students Convert 8 Recycled Shipping Containers into Experimental Commune in Geneva

July 5, 2012 by  
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Students Create An Upcycling Blog, and Need Your Ideas

April 23, 2011 by  
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All Images Courtesy of Magdalena Akantisz & Lisa Schultz At TreeHugger, we’ve written about tons of examples of great upcycling, from candy wrappers that become wallets to broken zippers reincarnated as funky jewelry . Now, two Austrian students who are as passionate as we are about upcycling have created a blog that will feature one product made fr… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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