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Keeping vegetables and fruit fresh without energy
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-10-29 15:43:11 UTC
My favorite sustainable design of the short list of the Dyson Award is the OLTU. The OLTU is intended as a fridge-free way of storing fresh fruit and vegetables. Its creators say that the refrigerator isn’t actually the best device for storing vegetables …
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Washed ashore Tide chandelier
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-10-18 13:59:41 UTC
The original Tide chandelier is part of a larger body of work based on the collection of ’ man made’ debris washed up on a specific stretch of Kent coastline. Stuart Haygarth has been collecting material over many years and the work is still in progress. …
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Nanotech blocks warmth out or let it through depending on the temperature
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-10-17 07:29:35 UTC
Their thermoreflective filters utilize advances in nanotechnology, pioneered and patented by RavenBrick, to transition from a transparent to a reflective state in response to changes in the outside temperature. This transition allows a building to use the …
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Recycling shower water
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-08-29 15:37:00 UTC
Taking a shower is in the western world not done once a week anymore like our grandparents did, in most cases it is at least once a day now. And 6 liter/min is also not enough anymore to give us the sense of getting wet and clean. And look how long you …
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Luxurious prefab holiday housing
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-08-19 10:40:12 UTC
Three dutch organisations De bouwkundewinkel (translates as Architectureshop), Stichting Natuurkampeerterrein (the association of natural campsites) and stichting trekkershutten Nederland (the dutch association of trekking huts) came together in the beginning …
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Light weight tables
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-08-16 07:23:51 UTC
These Fukushima tables are displaying the concept of nuclear power in our everyday life, while we are sitting next to them, on the sofa, watching television which may be powered by this source. The functional side of these tables provides an exposition …
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Drycleaning with steam at home
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-08-05 08:26:38 UTC
Electrolux introduced in all their washing machines a steam function, so effective that it produces some garments ready to wear straight from the drum! This allows you to skip- or at least half- the time consuming ironing process for some of your clothes. …
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Battery free bicycle lights
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-07-18 06:37:45 UTC
You will never run out of power with these sleek design magnet-powered bicycle lights. The bicycle lights generate their own power so you never have to worry about flat batteries that need to be changed. Batteries contain hazardous substances like cadmium …
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Cup integrated in re-usable water bottle
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-07-16 11:49:11 UTC
The Dopper bottle won a red dot award because with their “clear, contemporary design, Dopper is a convincing ambassador for sustainability”. Dopper is a re-useable …
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Making 120 mud bricks per hour, on the construction site
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-07-12 11:36:05 UTC
MecoConcept has created an hydraulic press that has the ability to create “LEGO”-like bricks made of mud and a mixture of hydraulic binder materials. In less than 30 seconds, the hydraulic press produces a brick that looks similar to that of LEGO. It is …

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