Takin’ It to the (Sustainable Urban) Streets

October 2, 2011

A concept of sustainable urban public space design, Le Jardin à La Rue (The Street Garden) was conceived by landscape designers Germaine Bourré and Julien Maiella for The International Garden Festival at Chaumont-sur-Loire, France. The festival, whose theme this year is “Gardens of … Read More…

The Light at the End of the Table

April 1, 2010

Designed by Paola Navone for Italian manufacturer EMU, this luminescent pouf, part of the Ivy line, is constructed of ironed metal sheet metal and fitted with a photovoltaic device which enables it to collect and store solar energy. At … Read More…

Visualize Your Energy Consumption

November 25, 2009

solar-spark-lamp

Imagine if monitoring your energy consumption were managed by one of your household’s lamps. With the flick of a switch, Beverly Ng’s solar-powered Spark Lamp, changes color depending on the amount of power your home has used during the … Read More…

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