101 Alternative Energy: Knowledge Is Power
If necessity is the mother of invention, then the coupled concerns of population growth and resource depletion might be…
Calling All Professionals With Knowledge to Share
Are you an architect, landscape designer, contractor, builder, real estate agent, or other professional who has a bank…
The Power of Design That is Snøhetta
Snøhetta, a full service design and architecture firm, has been recognized by Architect's Newspaper for its expansion…
Power Plastic
Every hour, enough sunlight hits the earth to power the entire planet for a year. But since they’re pricey—and, let’s…
Vampire Power
Probably the most evocative term among the otherwise technocratic energy vocabulary, vampire power is the continuous…
The Power of Paint
Students are redesigning their environment under the guidance of Publicolor, a nonprofit organization founded in 1996…
Hand-Powered Lamp
Producing power by harnessing kinetic energy from human and animal movement is a great idea but one with few good…
The Philosophy of Juxtaposed:Power
At a party last year I was chatting with Mike Simonian of the San Francisco design firm Mike and Maaike. We were…
New Power Generation
Long before smoke-spouting power plants were relegated to the remote outskirts of the industrial city, large-scale…
Introducing the Power Slider for iPhone
I finally joined the cult of iPhone a few weeks ago and overall I'm thrilled with my new gadget. Though some might…
This Battery-Powered House Never Runs Out of Juice
A high-tech house in rural Finland offers a family a place to recharge— in more ways than one.
Sustainable, Solar-Powered Family Retreat in California
Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and…
Tesla's solar roof, you'll never know these houses are solar-powered
Yes, this is a solar roofs in the picture. “Solar glass tiles can also incorporate heating elements, like rear…
A Retired Copenhagen Power Plant Hosts a Design Pop-Up
To celebrate its 10-year anniversary, Danish design house Ferm Living cleared the cobwebs from an old Copenhagen power…
“If You Build It” Documentary Shows Power of Design Education
Designer/activist duo Matthew Miller and Emily Pilloton are no strangers to hitting the road for the greater good. In…
An Energy Expert Explains How Solar Power Could De-Carbonize the Grid at Basically No Cost
Hal Harvey, the head of clean energy think tank, Energy Innovation, shares his vision for the future of solar power.
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Iperbole
The incredible power of subtlety
Origin Story: A Smart Router That Turns Virtually Anyone Into a Maker
The CEO of Shaper Tools takes me on a studio tour and explains how the startup's revolutionary power tool Origin came…
The Former Barn Reborn As a Community Hub
A New England barn is wired to provide power and produce to the community.