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Cornell’s Net Zero “NYCTech” Campus Concept

Cornell’s Net Zero “NYCTech” Campus Concept

New York City is embarking on a visionary, game-changing project that will demonstrate how to dramatically grow the economy by investing in advanced education and clean energy. It’s building an entirely new applied science campus, dubbed NYCTech, to turn the city into a high tech center of innovation, and to turn its home on Roosevelt


The World’s Largest PEM Fuel Cell

International chemical group Solvay now claims to have created the world’s largest PEM (Proton exchange membrane) fuel cell. The one megawatt hydrogen fuel cell has been set up at SolVin chlorine plant in Antwerp, Belgium. Used for industrial demonstration it produced power of more than 500 megawatts per hour and has been generating energy at


The Solar Winds Cultural Arts Center Concept

It is not often that we find the essence and bearing of traditional or even vernacular designs, when it comes to modernistic iterations of eco architecture. Well, in this regard, Michael Jantzen’s latest conception ‘Solar Winds Cultural Arts Center’ has something special in store for us architectural aficionados. Adroitly bearing a strong resemblance to a


The Urban Photovoltaic Tree (UTree)

The uTree or Urban Photovoltaic Tree is an environmentally friendly concept designed by Xabier Perez de Arenaza. It is an advanced model of an earlier version known as the ‘Urban Tree’, also conceptualized by the same designer. Developed with a futuristic view, this concept and can be used as an urban sculpturesque, which can be


The Mango Solar Street Lamp Concept

Mango is an eco friendly street light concept for India from a Hungarian designer, Adam Mikloski. Designed in the shape of a mango leaf, the LED powered street lamp concept can gather both rainwater and sunlight for recycling power. In India, monsoons bring huge downpours and summers are marked with bright sunlight. Therefore, this unique


The Smart Ball 2046 Concept Vehicle

City streets are already choked with a lot of traffic and this makes commuting from one place to the other very stressful. Mu Cong, an industrial and automotive designer, has come up with an amazing concept, which has been conceived keeping the year 2046 in mind. Christened the Smart Ball, it is a futuristic vehicle


The PumPing Tap Concept

The PumPing Tap is a simple but innovative concept, where the cord unplugs itself from the socket if it is not used for 10 minutes. This concept is truly an energy saving design, which will be helpful for people who usually forget to unplug their gadgets. This design not only saves the environment but also


The 5 Sickest Solar Sculptures

With the ever-increasing environmental awareness, design houses and architects from around the globe are looking for new and innovative ways to give an eco friendly touch to their creations. Every other day, we get to see and hear of amazing examples of solar energy being integrated into residential, commercial and industrial applications. The efforts are


The Sun-catcher Solar light sculpture

Sun-catcher sculpture is an innovative way to illuminate a street using solar energy. Artist Dee Dee Morrison and her Morrison Studio have designed and installed this solar powered sun-catcher sculpture at Clearwater in Florida, U.S.A. Built with integrated solar panels at the top, the sculpture can produce light for the street when it is dark.