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inFarming project promotes plant cultivation in existing buildings

By Damir Beciri
One Comment19 February 2012

infarming-ny-1The flat roofs of many buildings as well as some unused floors in some buildings could be used for hydroponic gardening. Aside needed space, the plants growing there could also rely on building‘s waste heat and cleaned waste water. Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology (UMSICHT) are developing their solution… »


Organic architecture – Woodland Home, Wales

By Damir Beciri
One Comment17 October 2011

woodland-home-wales-1Woodland Home in Wales, UK, is an inspirational project that doesn’t rely on modern materials and it was literally built from green materials. The house was built with maximum regard for the environment and by reciprocation provides a unique opportunity to live close to nature. Unlike the Earth House Estate in Switzerland, the Woodland Home in… »


Walk over Sustainable Dance Club floor tiles to generate power

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments17 April 2010

sustainable-dance-club-pavement-powerPiezoelectric power generating technology isn’t quite new, however, its implementation and optimization is becoming more popular these days. We already wrote about Pavegen in one of our previous articles and in this article we’re going to write about an example in Toulouse, France. The energy provided by pedestrians is used to generate electricity in order… »