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Latest Concept: Polar Umbrella - Arctic Concept Meant to Help the Environment
[14 Mar, 2013] comments (0)
The arctic umbrella concept is the brainchild of designer Derek Pirozzi and it's called the Polar Umbrella. ...
Latest Inventions: Sharp Creates Transparent Solar Panels for Balconies and Windows
[27 Sep, 2012] comments (1)
Sharp presented a see-through solar panel that can be installed on balcony railings or high-rise windows. Thus by harnessing solar energy they do not obstruct the view. ...
Huge Crystal Ball Building to Be Constructed in Qatar for FIFA World Cup 2022
[05 Sep, 2012] comments (0)
Qatar, the country that will house the FIFA World Cup in 2022, has recently announced plans to erect a giant shimmering crystal ball building for the upcoming event. ...
Project for Rio 2016 Olympic Park Unveiled
[04 Sep, 2012] comments (0)
AECOM, company with headquarters in London, was commissioned to work on the design of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralymic Games. It is worth mentioning that the firm also worked on London's 2012 Olympic park master plan. ...
Four Rooftop Villas Built Atop Green-Roofed Shopping Mall
[28 Aug, 2012] comments (0)
Taking the idea of green roofs further, the city of Zhuzhou in Hunan, China decided to build on top of a shopping mall covered with a lush living roof and 4 villas. ...
FLOAT Project - Create Your Own Kite to Map Air Quality
[03 Jul, 2012] comments (0)
The community driven art project entitled FLOAT Beijing involves the manufacture and use of numerous kites. The latter are used to map and keep track of air quality in China's capital. ...
Latest Invention: Little Sun - Solar-Powered Lamp for People in Developing Countries
[15 May, 2012] comments (0)
Olafur Eliasson is a talented artist from Iceland who mainly focuses of light installations. One of his latest works is a small gadget that delivers solar-powered light ...
Pop Culture - Multicolored Canopy Composed of 1,500 Recycled Bottles
[15 May, 2012] comments (0)
Garth Britzman is a talented designer who decided to create a beautiful canopy using 1,500 recycled soda bottles. ...
Luxury Waterfall Hotel to Be Erected in Abandoned Shanghai Quarry
[25 Apr, 2012] comments (0)
This graphic image should not bring you to the idea that it's just a concept - the construction of the Shimao Intercontinental Hotel in the Songjiang District of Shanghai has already begun. ...
30-Story Wooden Skyscraper to Be Built in Canada
[20 Mar, 2012] comments (0)
Architects from Canada decided to work on a project that involves erective a 30-story wooden building. The wooden skyscraper is planned to be constructed in Vancouver. ...
Eco-Bar - Solar-Powered Modular Construction With Built-in Planters
[28 Feb, 2012] comments (0)
Systemateks is a Canadian brand that was established with the idea that the future of design is in developing systems that would make it possible for people to personalize and co-develop designs for themselves. ...
Building in Shape of an Old Chinese Coin to Appear in China in 2013
[20 Feb, 2012] comments (0)
In about a year, those visiting the Pearl River in Guangzhou, China, will be able to witness the opening of the Guangdong Plastics Exchange research center/warehouse. ...
Ikea Offers Wind-Powered Lamps
[10 Feb, 2012] comments (0)
Ikea has recently unveiled its eco-friendly wind-powered lamps that would look nice in any home of an environmentally-conscious person. ...
iLight Festival in Singapore to Unveil Shining LED Sculptures
[23 Jan, 2012] comments (0)
In 2011 we could witness the launch of the first sustainable iLight Festival in Asia. The event turned out to be extremely popular, which is why this year the Urban Redevelopment Company came up with the idea of recurring it. ...
Gasfreundschaft - Original Mobile Kitchen
[18 Nov, 2011] comments (0)
Anna Rosinke and Maciej Chmara are two talented designers that came up with a very original concept called Gasfreundschaft. ...

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