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Constructing “living” façades with biological concrete

By Damir Beciri
24 December 2012

biological-concrete-1A group of researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and BarcelonaTech (UPC), Spain, have developed a type of biological concrete that supports the natural, accelerated growth of pigmented organisms. The material has been designed for Mediterranean climates, and it is adapted to offer environmental, thermal and aesthetic advantages over other similar construction solutions. Unified… »


Power consumption and environmental impact of light bulbs

By Damir Beciri
12 Comments30 August 2012

bielzebulbThere are many claims and essentially press releases published by companies where they talk about advantage of lighting technologies they produce, and this article will provide the overall conclusion with facts many of those press releases don’t state. The article will be focused on 3 dominant types of lighting at the moment – incandescent, LED,… »


Make your business cards environmentally friendly and memorable

By Damir Beciri
24 October 2009

naturalmedium-1As much as we like to think that things like business cards are no longer important in our digital world, the fact is that they are still a very valuable tool for anyone in business. However, as most of the old objects find their more contemporary successors today,  the business cards found their new way… »