I recently heard from a novel idea from Richard Moreta before he flew to Haiti. I thought his rebuilding efforts were well worth reporting. The need for speedy provision of housing in case of emergencies was reiterated after the disastrous earthquake in Haiti. To address this issue, an international team of designers, headed by Richard Moreta, … Continue reading Abandoned Transport Containers: A Possible Answer to Build Haitian Habitats.
Earth Day - the unity across discipline
Bio-Fuels in Venice
In the past 10 years, one Danish island has cut its carbon footprint by a staggering 140%. Now, with a simple grid of windfarms, solar panels and sheep, it's selling power to the mainland and taking calls from Shell. Via The Guardian/New Yorker The Danish island of Samso is entirely self sufficient, these huge turbines … Continue reading Denmark’s Isle of Plenty