01 Jul '14, 3pm

Amazing "Green Machine" Mobile City Concept Transforms Deserts into Lush Oases

Amazing "Green Machine" Mobile City Concept Transforms Deserts into Lush Oases

To take advantage of the Sahara’s intense sunlight, the project is equipped with giant solar towers to provide electricity and nine balloons that produce a steady water supply from air condensation, two-thirds of which will be used for irrigation. The Green Machine’s caterpillar treads will also be able to plow and optimize the soil profile for farming, before injecting the land with water, fertilizer, and cereal seeds. While it is unlikely that Malka’s thought experiment will ever come to fruition, it could stimulate more discussion and the development of more feasible answers to these major global issues.

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Seoul Transforms a Freeway Into A River and Public Park

Seoul Transforms a Freeway Into A River and Pub...

inhabitat.com 01 Jul '14, 7pm

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Weblog on Design, materials etc. For Architects\Designers who want to create a sustainable GREEN futu…

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inhabitat.com 06 Jul '14, 5pm

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Nendo Transforms Traditional Kyoto Cooking Utensils into Exquisite Wire Lamps

Nendo Transforms Traditional Kyoto Cooking Uten...

inhabitat.com 30 Jun '14, 7pm

recently unveiled the basket-lamp, a lighting fixture made from ‘kana-ami’, the cooking utensils used for traditional Kyot...

Check out Richard Branson's awesome eco-camp in Kenya

Check out Richard Branson's awesome eco-camp in...

inhabitat.com 01 Jul '14, 5pm

By offering a small number of tents to a limited number of people, and emphasizing eco-friendly practices on a daily basis...

Cannondale’s Chainless CERV Concept Bike Transforms as You Ride It!

Cannondale’s Chainless CERV Concept Bike Transf...

inhabitat.com 20 Jun '14, 6pm

After the Cannondale team came up with the unique mechanical design, CERV mock-ups were built and all of the key component...

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buildinggreen.com 05 Jul '14, 9pm

More detailed energy analyses during design development, or verifying a building’s performance from the construction docum...

The Biggest Hospital in North America to Feature a Green Roof with Medicinal Herbs

The Biggest Hospital in North America to Featur...

inhabitat.com 03 Jul '14, 6pm

High tech features, earthiness, and historic architecture are seamlessly intertwined in every fold of this 3 million squar...

TECH PROJECT w #3DPrinting: Planters w Irrigation System: #Sustainable #Design #Innovation #Eco #Architecture #Green

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inhabitat.com 28 Jun '14, 3pm

that can be set up in an amazing array of configurations. The modular system utilizes the connections between each planter...

Amazing Costa Rican Hotel Made from an Old Airplane Takes Flight

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inhabitat.com 02 Jul '14, 5pm

The two-bedroom, two-bathroom suite also includes a kitchenette, flat-screen tvs, a dining room, and a terrace with an oce...

DIY extension cord coil lamp kit by Craighton Berman [via #design #diy

DIY extension cord coil lamp kit by Craighton B...

inhabitat.com 06 Jul '14, 2pm

, which consists of a light bulb, an extension cord, and little else! The form of this quirky table lamp is created by wra...