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SAIC’s YeZ Concept Uses CO2, Has Oxygen Emissions!

April 12, 2010 / No Comments

SAIC is best known to many as General Motor's JV partner in China, and the automaker has displayed its design prowess with the EN-V concepts, and now, with the outlandish YeZ concept. Displayed as a design at the Shanghai World Expo, the 2030 YeZ takes environment friendliness to new levels.

Tafoni Floating Homes Proposes Eco Houseboats

January 13, 2010 / No Comments

Tafoni Floating Homes is an idea that would keep you in sort of a holiday mood, throughout the day. The idea is to take housing to the water, living in houseboats that are mobile, don't use land and so don't require implied expenses and constructions like foundations. And the way designer Joanna Borek Clement envisions them, they're also very beautiful.

Mobile Phone Concept Runs on Sugary Drinks

January 7, 2010 / 1 Comment

This concept mobile phone from designer Daizi Zheng would help in greatly reducing electronic waste, and even bring a smile to the faces of cola manufacturers, if it ever gets built, that is. For its power, the mobile phone utilizes soda, or any other kind of sugary liquid that is rich in carbohydrates. A bio battery is what makes this ...

Solar Shelf Concept Generates Power and Protects Your Car

November 20, 2009 / No Comments

The Solar Shelf Concept was a design entry to the Green Life Competition, and has come up as one of the top three designs submitted to the contest. A basic requirement of the competition was that the design entered should be environment and design centric, and that the entry should not be unrealistic.

Wind Lamp Harvests Wind Energy to Power Itself, Other Lamps

November 20, 2009 / No Comments

The Wind Lamp is a concept that could help the environment and natural resources in a number of ways. This green lamp is designed to serve as a street lamp, and it could come in very handy at places with sufficient wind power. The lamp basically consists of LEDs and a wind power generator.