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Baharash Architecture is developing a solar-powered desert retreat in UAE
Baharash Architecture is developing a solar-powered desert retreat in UAE

Baharash Architecture is developing a solar-powered desert retreat in UAE

Baharash Architecture, London-based Award winning design studio has been commissioned to build a solar-powered luxury desert retreat in the Liwa region of United Arab Emirates. Designed to be in harmony with the pristine and untouched desert-scape, the $2.2m luxury desert…

Re-View: Miniwiz creates sunglasses from recycled CDs and rice husks
Re-View: Miniwiz creates sunglasses from recycled CDs and rice husks

Re-View: Miniwiz creates sunglasses from recycled CDs and rice husks

Miniwiz, a Taipei-based company dedicated to upcycling trash has created a pair of sunglasses from recycled CDs and rice husks. Established in March 2006 by architect Arthur Huang, the company became popular for its design of EcoARK, Re-case and its…

Is your rooftop ready for solar panel installation? Find out with Google’s Project Sunroof
Is your rooftop ready for solar panel installation? Find out with Google’s Project Sunroof

Is your rooftop ready for solar panel installation? Find out with Google’s Project Sunroof

To cut down excessive utility bills and make the most out of solar energy, people around the world have started opting solar panels from Solar City; thus improving state of renewable energy. But according to Google search, people are more…

CUER team’s sun-powered racing car is all set for World Solar Challenge
CUER team’s sun-powered racing car is all set for World Solar Challenge

CUER team’s sun-powered racing car is all set for World Solar Challenge

Solar-powered electric cars are certainly the future, that’s why various engineer and designers are constantly working on manufacturing of such eco-friendly automotives. Living up to the concept, a team of Cambridge University students has recently unveiled their latest sun-powered racing…

Adidas running shoes created from recycled plastic ocean waste
Adidas running shoes created from recycled plastic ocean waste

Adidas running shoes created from recycled plastic ocean waste

There are number of organizations that have come up in recent times to create awareness about marine pollution. The latest to join the initiative is Adidas, German manufacturer of sports shoes, clothing and accessories. In an innovative attempt to support…

London gets pure electric double-decker buses for greener future
London gets pure electric double-decker buses for greener future

London gets pure electric double-decker buses for greener future

London is a world leader in clean buses with numerous hybrid and eight all-electric single-decker buses. But Mayor Boris Johnson has recently announced the world’s first pure electric double-decker buses are going to hit London streets, this October. London’s iconic…

Ocean Sole transforms discarded flip-flops into colorful artwork
Ocean Sole transforms discarded flip-flops into colorful artwork

Ocean Sole transforms discarded flip-flops into colorful artwork

Ocean Sole is a Nairobi-based Flip-flop Recycling Company which is emotional about the ocean, its ecosystems and marine wildlife. Working with native communities and local artisans, Ocean Sole recycles thousands of flip-flops which are found on beaches and in the…

Larry Wong creates miniature robotic sculptures from recycled household items
Larry Wong creates miniature robotic sculptures from recycled household items

Larry Wong creates miniature robotic sculptures from recycled household items

Artists and designers see things a lot different than a normal being. What might look like waste material to us, an artist can use it as an important component for creating his artwork. We have shown you some fascinating creative…

Portable Solar powered Pavilion will juice up the new Volvo V60
Portable Solar powered Pavilion will juice up the new Volvo V60

Portable Solar powered Pavilion will juice up the new Volvo V60

Los Angeles based synthesis design + architecture along with Buro Happold, Fabric Images and Volvo Car Italia has developed a portable solar-powered pavilion for the new Volvo’s V60 electric vehicle. Winner of this year’s Switch to Pure Volvo Pavilion Design…