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Turn Plants Generators New Technology

A Dutch company,  Plant-e, presents a new sustainable energy resource: Electricity from LIVING plants! The whole idea of this technology comes from Dr.Ir.Bert Hamelers. In 2008 the proof-of-principle was publi...
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The story of 5 Archists

The story of 5 ‘ Archists ’ Let me define an ‘Archist’ to begin with. As most of you might find it evident, archist is a port-manteau of the words ‘architect’ and ‘artist’. Of the many other hats that architec...
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3d Printed Wearables for outer space | Neri Oxman

Neri Oxman and her team from MIT Media Lab have created Wanderers: An Astrobiological Exploration, which consists in 3d printed wearable items that are designed to enable humans to survive on other planets. Eac...
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KOMIPO Power Plant Competition | HAEAHN and Haenglim

A design by HAEAHN Architects, in partnership with Haenglim, has earned them second place in the Korea Midland Power co. (KOMIPO). The proposed project combines a power plant program with that of an office buil...
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GreenGen energy plant

Massive power stations are not usually considered within the realm of architectural discourse, but they hold all of us, including the architecture we create, within their sphere of influence. How we make our po...
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Cattedrale Vegetale | Giuliano Mauri

I've written before about what makes something architecture. It is something that I think we should be keenly interested in while being not that worried about it. Definitions are dangerous. A definition is just...
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Coal Power Plant Mutation | Bogdan Chipara

Coal Power Plant Mutation Bogdan Chipara Again, one of our radically design posts, this Coal Power Plant Mutation by the Romanian architect, Bogdan Chipara, received one of the Honorable Mentions in eVolo comp...