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Designing geeky stuff from discarded electronics isn’t that easy as the designer or artist would be bound by the limitation of using only old materials. However, this statement is not valid for Geeky Floppy Disk bags designed and created by Roxanne Gibson. Old floppy disks are arranged very creatively to create a balance on colors in the design. Even the strap is matching and with all that, the recycled floppy disk bags look trendy. Introducing[.....]
This cocoon like structure is a new design experiment by Gabriela Gomes, which suggests a personal movable green habitat to the public spaces. Shelter by ByGG is not only completely ecofriendly, but is aesthetically pleasing too. Gabriela used non-polluting, recycled materials (OSB) and cork for construction. The cork walls provide anti vibration insulation and the modular habitat includes one double room with integrated WC with an attached toilet. The whole module is weatherproof and, for[.....]
We hope our readers must have liked our previous collection of 9 most stylish bed designs and this time we would like to continue the quest of home improvement with indoor planters or gardening systems. Plants aren’t just air purifiers. The green grassy environment gives immense pleasure to eyes as well as mind. Indoor gardening brings the green beauty to our living rooms and today variety of small planters is available in the market. However,[.....]
Gardening is one of the most productive activities one can enjoy during leisure moments and lucky are those who have lots of open space for that. However, if lack of space has been a problem for many living in congested cities running out of space, then indoor gardening and planters both, small and large, are great options to grow fresh vegetables and herbs in your balcony or walls. Indoor gardens are getting popular as outdoor[.....]
In one of our previous article, we mentioned an eco friendly human powered concept vehicle oRo, which looked fantastically conceived for urban environments and also reduce emissions. Now we came across another eco friendly “Kaylad” electric assisted bicycle designed by a Greek student, Dimitris Niavis pursuing his Product and Systems Design Engineering studies, at the University of the Aegean located in Syros, Greece. After three months of hard work, he came with an electric tricycle design[.....]
Students of Singapore Polytechnic along the staff pondered over the need of a mobile Kiosk, which generates energy from the sun too. What they ended with is a quite impressive Solar Kiosk design with a seat and a table top, which are adjustable to form different structures as per the requirements of the user. Design in green collaboration with Ascendas, the kiosk can be used for outdoor meetings in clusters, a self-powered counter for companies[.....]
Fancy and stylish might cost you many bugs which do not justify themselves always. While others surf online stores to buy something to hold their pencils, you can try building one of the simplest and coolest pencil holder using a few cork trivets, glue, and a drill. You can create one even by going through the images of the project. It’s that simple.Still, here is the process in few lines.
Sugar Cube Sculptor Brendan Jamison rejuvenates Bangor Town Centre’s empty spaces at Queen’s Parade development site at Bangor, N. Ireland. It is schedule to launch on 6th September 2011. Brendan Jamison’s sculpture of Bangor Castle Town Hall carved entirely from sugar cubes! The sculpture is on show at the North Down Museum and is accompanied by a series of 20 large-scale photographs depicting the progress of the work on hoardings at Queen’s Parade in Bangor[.....]
Trees are as important as water for the humankind. Humans cannot even imagine life without trees. But it is really unfortunate that some very beautiful species of trees have either extinct or are about to extinct. One of the rare species of such trees is the birch trees. Now you can only see them in museums or zoos and the credit goes to the British artist Anthony James who did a fabulous job by preserving[.....]
A world class conference centre, just adjacent to the main railway station, the Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre by White Arkitekter has completed its construction phase. The silvery centre boasts of utilization of a wide range of state of the art systems, and lends a contemporary look to the heart of Stockholm. A shimmering glass portico instilled with 1,040 square-meters of solar thermal collectors, along with an ice storage cooling system and a high tech interior,[.....]
Life throws a lot of challenges. Some succumb to the pressure while others decide to overcome them. Such is the story of an exceptional man named Justo Martinez (fondly called Don Justo). He took up the onus to build an extraordinary cathedral in serene neighborhoods of Madrid.
Greenery is a rare sight in urban areas due to lack of space. But that problem can now be solved thanks to the Vertical Garden Design by Michael Hellgren. This all-new phenomenon of vertical gardening involves growing plans on a vertical surface, which automatically solves the space problem.
Power company ELES has conceptualized terrifically virtuous, carbon neutral office campus in Ljubljana, Slovenia for OFIS. Made in aluminum, the buildings have been massively outfitted with solar panels. To make the carbon neutral office even greener, the interiors have lush green a series of daylit atriums inside the buildings. While the real buildings will have concrete shells, they will be lined with aluminum panels too. Carbon neutrality will be achieved by determining renewable energy sources[.....]
Korean designer Sanghwi Choi loves to see humans behaving like rabbits. Choi has designed cute “Carrot” speakers that run on solar power, so that you can play in and around your lawn like a rabbit, holding the carrot in your mouth like. Available in several colors, the Carrot speakers have been finessed with ABS plastic and titanium casing for the surround sound. The Korean speakers have solar panels folded within the body to harness the[.....]