Working with industrial partners, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has experimented with what they are calling as ‘additive manufacturing integrated energy’ (AMIE). The project included a 3D printed, two-seater, natural gas-powered hybrid electric vehicle and a solar-powered building. The 38x12x13-foot building is 3D printed, and was designed
A month ago, India had commissioned world’s first 100 percent solar-powered airport in Cochin. Recently, India’s greenest airport terminal at Chandigarh international airport in Mohali was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Built by Larsen and Toubro (L&T), the terminal, spread over 53,000 square meters, is designed in accordance
FIVE AM, a Belgian-based studio, has designed an adorable, compact, mobile office inside a camping trailer. It’s called dojowheels. It can be displaced at will.
These days, a 12-meter-tall periscope in Brazil is attracting a lot of crowd fascinated by the views across Lagoa, Santa, a lagoon. The Architect, Pedro Barata e Arquiteos Associados, claims it to be world’s biggest periscope.
Solar energy is top option for the world afraid to face the judgment day. Climate change is forcing developed as well as developing countries to use renewable source of energy. All major structures, machines, devices, and everything that requires electricity to operate is looking for
Recently Samarth, Nepal Market Development Programme that works to improve infrastructure in less urbanized areas of Nepal organized International Architectural Contest to develop specialized, modern day, high-altitude shelters for trekkers in the Himalayan country.
These amazing tiny, asymmetrical cabins, which look like movie sets, are built by Dan Pauly from reclaimed wood. His family used to build barns in Minnesota in the 1800s, and now the son has take-over this green practice.
Val Ross is a seed-shaped shelter designed by MUD PROJECTS and is installed at the Centrumeiland of Ijburg in Amsterdam that hosts ‘Urban Campsite, a public exhibition and art-sleep experience.
In India’s North-Eastern State – Meghalaya, you’ll find amazing examples of ‘bio-engineering. Local people or native tribe ‘Khasi’ has learned to grow bridges out of living roots of rubber trees. Cherrapunji, the wettest place on earth that witness about 75 feet annual rainfall, needed a
A Himalayan state in India believes in and preaches eco-friendly and sustainable material for construction and plantation of more trees through a unique way. Himachal Pradesh has dedicated a whole bamboo museum to educate people regarding precious bamboo- perhaps, most eco-friendly plant. The structure is