Posts Categorized: sustainable

Vegan leather is made from palm leaves

Dutch designer has devised an innovative new leather made from palm leaves, reducing the hefty carbon footprint of the textile industry.

Concrete tiles redirect rainwater to plants

An architecture firm have designed a modular concrete sidewalk tile with holes for redirecting rainwater to reduce flooding risks and raise climate change awareness.

Folded facade reduces skyscraper energy bill

A new skyscraper features a folded design that blends solid aluminium panels with strategically-placed glass to reduce heat from sunlight and therefore save energy.

Flying car uses all-electric power

A one-person aircraft powered by lithium polymer batteries is designed to be flown over water and non-congested areas.