A Beer Bottle That Doubles as a Brick.In 1963 the Heineken WOBO (world bottle)was envisioned by beer brewer Alfred Heineken and designed by Dutch architect John Habraken, the “brick that holds beer” was ahead of its ecodesign time, letting beer lovers and builders alike drink and design all in one sitting. Read more: HEINEKEN WOBO: A Beer Bottle That Doubles as a Brick | Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World
HEINEKEN WOBO: A Beer Bottle That Doubles as a Brick' Sad in away in 1963 this was ahead of it's time and never went beyond a test stage. The Idea is elegant though and solves so many problems. TB
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Capsula Mundi is a container with an old perfect shape, just like an egg, made with modern material -starch plastic- in which the dead body is put in a fetal position. Capsula Mundi is planted like a seed in the soil, and on a tree is planted on top of it. The tree is chosen when the person is alive, relatives and friends look after it when death occurs. A cemetery will no longer be full of tombstones and will become a sacred forest.
Capsula Mundi - Eco friendly burial method. Your dead body will be put in a capsule in the fetal position and a tree is buried on top. If this Italian project catches on our cemetaries will become forests.
SolTech Energy: Nothing says "afterthought" like a rectangle of solar panels slapped onto the roof of a house with no visual relationship with the rest of the structure. Swedish company SolTech Energy brings solar in a different direction with their roofing tiles, made from ordinary glass in the shape of (gasp) ordinary roofing tiles. Why has no one thought of this sooner? The attractive tiles--which heat pockets of air that in turn heat water--were named "Hottest New Material 2010" by a ...
he next time you boil a dozen eggs, save the water and pour it on your garden and plants. The water becomes enriched with calcium when the eggs are cooked. Plus, why pour water down the sink when you can reuse it for something, right?
eating seasonally cool blog site called 'frugally sustainable' sounds about right!