China, especially when looking at its major cities, isn’t exactly the model student when it comes to taking care of the environment (though China isn’t really entirely to blame). Recent construction for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games meant increased air pollution for the residents of Beijing especially, but when the dust settled, an interest in … Continue reading The Water Cube: Bubble Wrap Can Be Sustainable
The artwork on the album is sort of hypnotic. A coffin six feet under with the dirt spread around in a manner to imitate a magnetic field. The work is presumed owned by the record label and no artist is mentioned. Metallicaâ€™s new album, Death Magnetic, comes out September 12th in the US and most … Continue reading Death Magnetic Cover Art
Portal was the award winning game of last year by Valve Studios. The same company makes the Half-Life series. Set in the same universe, Portal is a unique take on not only the first person shooter, but also video games in general. The team created a game where you have to puzzle your way through … Continue reading The Portal Effect
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Quick Facts: The Media Wall will provide the city of Beijing with its first venue dedicated to digital media art Features largest color LED display in the world. First photovoltaic system with glass curtain Greenpix behaves like an organic system, absorbing solar energy during the day and then generating light from the same power that … Continue reading Zero Energy: The GreenPIX Wall
“Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling is both a survey of the past, present and future of the prefabricated home and a building project on the Museum’s vacant west lot. Not since the mid-century House in the Garden series has MoMA built occupiable model buildings to demonstrate contemporary issues to the public. The fives homes … Continue reading [ MOMA ] Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling
Mater is both new and at the same time, well, not so new. Though it was only started in 2006, I’m sure plenty of other blogs have covered Mater Design due to the growing interest in sustainability, “green” living, and ethical design. Mater is a Scandinavian company the proudly practices ethical production its high end, … Continue reading Mater Design