ecology

Digitally Designed Caesarea Golf House is all Green [Video]

November 14, 2011 / No Comments

Let’s go green, seems to be what the beautiful Caesarea Golf House, made by Studio Aiko, wants to proclaim. Sporting a trendy digital design, the project was completed in 2010 for Do Architecture. You must have heard of Studio Aiko, which specializes in various types of computer graphics content and visual effects. The designs of both exteriors and interiors of the ...

Solar RoofPod Made by Students Could Help Snip NYC Carbon Foot Print

September 19, 2011 / No Comments

Seriously aware of the looming power and energy crisis, New York but has come up with a practical solution to reduce the city’s carbon foot print. The result is a rooftop home that utilizes solar and wind energy, and sustain power for each construction in New York City, which is blessed with open flat roofs. This intriguing new ...

Green Crusader Wu Lihong On A Mission To Make Lake Tai Pristine Again

July 14, 2010 / No Comments

Wu Lihong, a former factory salesman, is on a crusade to save Lake Tai – China’s third largest freshwater lake – once considered an ecological treasure.  With the boom in Chinese economy, authorities in the province of Jiangsu, east China, welcomed the industrialization that was happening around the lake. Twenty years later, the once proud water body is a teeming ...

Sony’s Eco Activities or How Technology Can Be Part of The Solution to Climate Change [Interview]

March 30, 2010 / No Comments

Last week we got some time with Emily Young, General Manager for Sony Europe, Eco Communications, regarding Sony's eco activities in 2009 and its plans for 2010. We wanted to know what Sony thinks about the future of our planet and what green means to them. Check it out below.

Eco-Art Installations Help Visitors Visualize U.S. Consumption

October 6, 2009 / No Comments

Ever feel disgusted by the number of disposable items we consume everyday? Especially ones made from plastic, a material that is most enduring? NYC-based design agency MSLK shares your pain and has created a series of eco-art installations to help less conscientious individuals visualize the consequences of our consumption. [caption id="attachment_6641" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Watershed Eco-Art Installation Helps Visualize US Consumption"][/caption] MSLK's latest ...

Next time you need fuel, go and rob a bank

June 1, 2008 / No Comments

Gasoline prices continue to rise and since we don't expect it to go down, here's a great song to listen to. Assume the position if you still need (expensive) fuel for your car or let's pressure car companies to make electric vehicles sooner. What do you think guys? [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkLOlzjs0-0[/youtube] via Celsias

Tokyo the Least Eco-minded City?

May 22, 2008 / No Comments

A recent survey on 2,600 participants from the top eight richest cities in the world, Tokyo, New York, Paris, London, Milan, Moscow, Toronto and Frankfurt, revealed  that Tokyoites  "don't want to sacrifice a convenient lifestyle to prevent global warming." Though Japan is at the cutting edge of green technologies, its citizens are the least eco-minded in the world. They came last ...

Eat Insects, If You Want to Help the Environment

May 9, 2008 / 2 Comments

David Gracer is a guy that thinks consuming insects is both pleasing to the palate and good for the planet. He's a bug eater and likes his creatures sautéed, filleted and roasted. Most importantly, Gracer thinks we all should do it. Though most societies associate insects with an unclean creature that cause diseases, entomologist Florence Dunkel said that this is just ...