Visual Voltage

21.09.09 § Leave a comment

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Quoted from http://www.designboom.com:

http://www.designboom.com/weblog/cat/8/view/7501/visual-voltage-exhibition-at-design-vlaanderen-brussels.html

“visual voltage is an exhibition which explores the use of energy through smart design. the show is meant to give insight into electricity, energy consumption and environmental issues. the projects on show are all developed by swedish designers and artists, expressing their  creative roles as a means to generate awareness and debates on essential issues such as  sustainability and energy consumption, shedding new light on how we use electricity.  the exhibition is one of the expos which is part of design september brussels 2009 which runs from september 10th to october 2nd, 2009.”

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21.09.09 § Leave a comment

Sunny Flower

28.08.09 § Leave a comment

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Quoted from http://www.designboom.com:

“‘Sunny Flower’ by Chinese designer fandi meng is a personal solar charging device. It works by spreading the petals onto glass to absorb sunshine. Once charged you can harvest the power for your iphone or mp3 player.

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More: http://www.designboom.com/weblog/cat/16/view/7388/fandi-meng-sunny-flower.html

LAVA wins first prize for Masdar

28.08.09 § Leave a comment

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Quoted from http://www.designboom.com:

“Giant umbrellas, with a design based on the principles of sunflowers, will provide moveable shade in the day, store heat, then close and release the heat at night in the plaza of a new eco-city in the united arab emirates.
the ‘sunflower umbrellas’ are one aspect of the winning design by the international practice laboratory for visionary architecture (LAVA) for the city centre for masdar in the UAE – the world’s first zero carbon, zero waste city powered entirely by renewable energy sources.”

More: http://www.designboom.com/weblog/cat/9/view/7394/lava-wins-first-prize-for-masdar-worlds-first-sustainable-city-in-uae.html

Solar Forest

08.08.09 § Leave a comment

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Quoted from treehugger.com:

“Designer Neville Mars has designed a charging station that keeps your car both cool and charged.”

Read more:

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2009/08/solar-forest-charging-station-keeps-cars-cool-and-juiced.php?dcitc=th_rss

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