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Whitaker Studio’s Futuristic Shipping Container Home Set to Begin Construction in 2018

Whitaker Studio’s Joshua Tree Residence takes shipping container architecture to the next level. Commissioned by a Los Angeles-based film producer, the home’s design takes inspiration from an earlier concept by Whitaker Studio intended for an office building that was never realized. Set to begin construction in 2018, the home’s starburst configuration was carefully planned by the […]

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Proterra’s Electric Bus Breaks World Record, Traveling 1,102 Miles on A Single Charge

California-based company Proterra believes their electric buses could be another step towards removing our reliance on fossil fuels. Proterra’s Catalyst E2 Max Electric bus set a new world record for the longest distance traveled – 1,102.2 miles – by an electric vehicle on a single charge. The 40-foot bus packs a hefty 660kWh battery, as […]

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Eviation Unveils All-Electric Private Jet

Eviation Aircraft released the first prototype of an all-electric airplane. Named the “Alice”, the zero-emission aircraft has the capacity to carry nine passengers and two crew members and has a range of roughly 600 miles. Eviation Aircraft markets the Alice as a commuter plane that could be used to book short trips between major cities […]

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The Proposed Improvements to Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive

A fresh set of renderings for the transformation of Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive have been revealed. The new plan calls for a 70-acre park extending out into Lake Michigan as well as upgrades to the beaches at Oak Street and Ohio Street. The new proposals have been developed by the state and city departments of […]

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Event Showcase: Humanscale’s “Beyond Sustainability” Discussion

The 4th floor of the Soho House set the scene for a thoughtful and compelling presentation about sustainability in furniture design. The presenter was Jon Strassner, Director of Workplace Strategy at Humanscale. A LEED Accredited Professional since 2007, Jon is passionate about Humanscale’s role in the Net Positive Movement. Jon has been a speaker at […]

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David Edwards – A Package You Can Eat, To Prevent Plastic Pollution

Imagine drinking orange juice out of an orange-flavored container that you can chew after. Or ice cream in a non-melting chocolate envelope. WikiCells, unveiled last week, could change how we store our food. David Edwards once ...
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Aptera Comes Back from The Dead

One of the more intriguing and aesthetic car designs in recent years was the Aptera 2e delivered by the fledgling California based electric car company, Aptera. Seeming to bear more in common with a helicopter or small aircraft...
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BikeCAD Lets You Design Your Dream Bicycle Online, for Free

Anyone who likes bicycles has at some point probably fantasized about it – getting their own one-of-a-kind custom-made bike. There are oodles of independent frame-builders out there who will gladly accommodate such fantas...
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New Honda CB750 Concept Motorcycle

The Future of the Cafe-Racer Above is a new concept of the Honda CB750 done by Igor Chak. The design is full of lines with sharp corners that make the bike look tough while still being aerodynamic and light. The motorcycle is p...
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The Beauty of Hungary’s Stringbike Where Is The Chain?

The Csepel neighborhood of Budapest is a 2,000-acre sprawl of working-class apartments and factories. A large swath of the district used to be solely the domain of heavy industry, where each street took its name from the goods ...
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Semprius to Bring High Efficiency Solar Panel to Market this Year

The pages of science and tech websites are regularly filled with pronouncements of next big thing innovations or early stage breakthroughs that are often highly theoretical. Often they reflect something achieved in laboratory c...
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