Month: December 2020

Prvok, The Czech Houseboat Printed In 3d That Builds In 24 Hours

The Czech company Buřinka presents Prvok, a housing module that focuses on innovation, flexibility and reducing emissions. In recent years, 3D printing has had a decisive influence on modern construction technologies, leading to a long list of sustainable, cheap and fast construction projects. Nowadays, the production of accessories reinforces its relationship with architecture with a

Farming In Preschool Or How To Teach Children To Grow Their Own Food

In our digital age, connecting children to nature seems more difficult than ever. Fortunately, intrepid thinkers such as Gabriele Capobianco, Edoardo Capuzzo Dolcetta, Jonathan Lazar and Davide Troiani, a team of designers based in Rome, envision innovative ways to bring children closer to nature. They recently won the AWR International Ideas Competition with “Nursery Fields

The 10 Most Efficient Cars For 2017

According to the website, run by the US Department of Energy, the ten light vehicles with the most efficient use of fuel are nine electric vehicles and a plug-in hybrid. Fuel efficiency in an electric vehicle is measured in miles per gallon equivalent, or MPGe, where 33.7 kilowatt-hours of electricity equals one gallon of

Cine, New Zero-energy Building 100% Self-supplied By Clean Energy And Disconnected From The Electricity Grid

Lugo has had one of the zero-energy buildings at the forefront of Spain and Europe since mid-March: the Norvento Enerxía Innovation Center (CIne). The building, the new headquarters of the company specialized in renewables Norvento, will prevent the emission of more than 160 tons of greenhouse gases per year with a microgrid of combined renewable