Open Source Furnitures by Nosigner "This office constructed by the common product, such as corner module or plastic pallet. Therefore, our design might also be able to call the “open source furniture”so to speak. Because general products used and all drawings uploaded to the web, it is possible for everyone to make these functional office furnitures inexpensively."
Plastic palette, Polycarbonate panels by Mozilla Factory Open Source Furniture and NOSIGNER
The Keyhole Vegetable bed is a raised bed, 3′ 6″ high, the outer bed slopes down from a central hollow column. The access path (to center) is a compost bin: you fill it with kitchen waste, stable manure, grass clippings, etc., water will drain through and take all the nutrients with it. It feeds from below the topsoil, everything comes up from underneath. In Africa, this garden can feed a family of 6 through the 3 mo. dry period, when fields dry out. Perfect for small spaces!
“Biosphere home farming concept generates food and cooking gas, while filtering water. The concept supplements a families nutritional needs by generating several hundred calories a day in the form of fish, root vegetables, grasses, plants and algae. Unlike conventional hydroponic nurseries this system incorporates a methane digester than produces heat and gas to power lights, similarly algae produces hydrogen and the root plants produces oxygen, which is fed back to fish...
The Solar Winds Desert Hotel is a conceptual design for a large (140 room) luxury eco-hotel powered by the sun and the wind. The design symbolically evolved from thoughts about certain desert plants and how they function in a hot dry climate. The symbolic leaves of the Solar Winds Desert Hotel would shade various facilities at the base such as restaurants, a gym, a pool, a spa, retail spaces, offices
The precious and versatile vegetable tissue known as cork is the outer bark of the cork oak tree (Quercus suber or as the Portuguese call it sobreiro). Cork (cortiça) is most easily stripped off the tree in late spring and summer when the cells are turgid and fragile and tear without being damaged. The tree quickly forms new layers of cork and restores its protective barrier. No tree is cut down. This simple fact makes cork harvesting exceptionally sustainable, leading to a unique balance
stuart_haygarth - such a clever way of "up-cycling" rubbish - love it!
A short video showing how straightforward it is to install a roof with Solarcentury's solar photovoltaic roof tile product - C21e. The video shows roof preparation, tile installation and electrical connections, plus inverter installation and connection.
These can art people come from the imagination of a British artist known as My Dog Sighs, who has left a piece of art on the street for someone to find every Friday for the last 10 years.
Discarded Food Cans Turn Into Canvas For British Street Artist
Giant fish sculpture made from discarded plastic bottles in Rio