Solar Powered Wakati Keeps Veggies and Fruits From Spoiling


Wakati is an innovative little machine, which is capable of providing sterilized storage for fruit and vegetables, keeping them from spoiling in hot climates. This product is aimed at farmers in developing countries who do not have regular access to electricity and therefore refrigerators, meaning that a large portion of the food they produce goes to waste. To fight this problem, the Wakati is capable of operating on solar power.


By |February 3rd, 2015|Green Tech|1 Comment

Australia’s Greenest Apartment Complex Really is Something Else


The Commons, located in Melbourne, was designed by the firm Breathe Architecture and it just might he most sustainable apartment building in Australia. It s beautifully and thoughtfully designed, with sustainability etched into every available surface.


By |January 17th, 2015|Modern architecture|0 Comments

Elevator Redesign Straight From the Future


With the new elevator proposed by ThyssenKrupp, elevators as we know them could be a thing of the past. While the invention of the elevator made the skyscraper possible, this new elevator could once again redefine the urban architecture and design. The new elevator would be able to go up and down, as well as side to side, and do so without any cables or pulleys, or the need to wait for the elevator in case you just missed it.


By |January 10th, 2015|Modern design|4 Comments

Print Your Dream Home


Printing homes rather than building them still seems like something out of a science fiction novel, but it might soon become reality. Earlier this year, a Chinese company successfully printed 10 houses in a single day, and now the UK-based Loughborough University signed a deal with the construction company Skanska and architecture firm Foster + Partners, agreeing to help develop and commercialize 3D concrete printing. In other words, your dream home could simply be printed out in a few years.


By |January 7th, 2015|Green Tech|0 Comments

A Simple Floating Greenhouse


Studiomobile, an Italian design firm, has joined forces with Stefano Mancuso, a professor at the University of Florence and the director of the International Laboratory of Plant Neurobiology, in an effort to create a prototype floating greenhouse. The main aim of the project is improving food security for people living in areas with little arable land, though the usefulness of this greenhouse goes much farther.


By |December 31st, 2014|Green Tech|5 Comments

Earthquake Resistant Houses Could Soon no Longer be Just an Expensive Dream


A team of engineers at Stanford University has come up with a breakthrough method of constructing earthquake-resistant homes. The significance of this is the fact that their new method is inexpensive and rather easy to implement.


By |December 24th, 2014|Green Tech|1 Comment