Posts tagged "energy"
Energy-producing shell covered with hairs that can extract wind energy

Energy-producing shell covered with hairs that can extract wind energy

Belatchew Architects presents a visionary idea called STRAWSCRAPER, the first project to come out of their  business called Belatchew Labs. STRAWSCRAPER is an extension of the south tower on Södermalm in Stockholm with a new energy-producing shell covered with hairs that can extract wind energy. What was originally meant to be 40 storeys became only...
Happy energy

Happy energy

Happy Energy, a young initiative that advocates a new positive culture change, proposes a new symbol as a recognizable and universal sign for sustainability. A clean world requires us to switch to renewable energy and durable production methods. This is why an increasing number of people opt for green energy sources and environmentally friendly products....
Can petrol ever be 'green'?

Can petrol ever be ‘green’?

The ‘helios house’ is a gas station (BP) in downtown LA – design wise, it has an ‘interesting’ form, is a sculptural piece and has achieved LEED certification status. The question is, can a service station, which sells petrol, really become ‘green’? Is it a step in the right direction, or is it an example...
Smart electrical accessories

Smart electrical accessories

Gilles Belley did just send me some pictures of their latest works about energy. It is some smart electrical accessories currently shown at the exhibition ” So Watt ! du design dans l’énergie” (So Watt ! design sheds a light on energy), Espace Electra, Paris, France. The objects propose an alternative relationship to power control....