Central Park’s water #sustainability

This is incredible! I was certainly naieve to the fact that the “lake” in Central Park, New York City, was polluted given all the media attention it receives and all of the “super property” that is adjacent. This architectural solution that combines renewable energy through a wind turbine to filter the water and reduce it’s […]

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From grain to modern art #sustainability

Heatherwick Studio have redeveloped a former grain silo to create the “Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa,” the world’s largest museum of African contemporary art. The silos were connected to rail infrastructure and the port and stored corn from all over the country for over nine decades since their construction in 1921. Standing 57m tall […]

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@WaterSeer2017 magics #water from thin air. #thinkdifferent

Sustainable innovation – instead of trying to refine existing approaches and technologies to sourcing water, the WaterSeer organization changed the focus to accessing the moisture in our atmosphere and then condensing it below ground. WaterSeer – a simple device that provides clean fresh water right where people live. Overseer journal provides the latest thinking on their […]

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Living in the Arctic Circle

The Arctic Circle conjures up images of extreme weather conditions, but one family has managed to create their own cozy oasis in the far reaches of Norway. The Hjertefølger  family has been living on Norway’s Sandhornøya island, where they started their journey into sustainable living, since 2013. Their three-story cob home—built from sand, water, clay, and other […]

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