The International Community have designated parts of our seas, oceans, estuaries and large lakes as “Marine Protected Areas.” The concept is to promote conservation in these areas to protect these important resources and can include wildlife refuges or research facilities. The Marine Protected Areas (MPA) are protected and legislated by regional authorities around the world.
Powerhouse is a collaboration between a contractors, property developers, design and environmental consultants to create commercially viable buildings that are “energy positive,” proactively addressing the impact of new development on the environment. Powerhouse As members of the Powerhouse collaboration, we believe that energy positive buildings are the buildings of the future. An energy positive building
Tesla (website) are leaders in electric vehicle innovation. Their advancements in compact battery technology have revolutionized the industry and made electric cars viable, albeit at a premium. They are now extending their learning on battery technologies in to residential and commercial applications harnessing solar panels with local batteries. Tesla energy Powerwall Powerwall detects grid outages and
You have to #thinkdifferently about the problems we face in a world today wth an ever expanding population and challenges to grow our infrastructure to cope. Elon Musk’s “The Boring Company” take a new different look at traffic congestion in our major cities. To solve the problem of soul-destroying traffic, roads must go 3D, which
Climeworks and Reykjavik Energy have started running the first power plant confirmed to produce “negative emissions” — that is, it’s removing more CO2 than it puts out. The geothermal station in Hellsheidi, Iceland is using a Climeworks module and the plant’s own heat to snatch CO2 directly from the air via filters, bind it to
For over thirty years the Wood Design & Building Awards program have been recognizing excellence in the use of wood products and their application in design. The video below profiles the recent submissions and the worthy winner. And the winner is… The Audain Art Museum (Whistler, Canada) Share this reboot