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Observing Climate Change

Observing Climate Change

NASA’s satellites reveal the alarming rate of climate change.

January 2013
Lift 20 lbs, Get Light!

Lift 20 lbs, Get Light!

Turning gravity in a source of light and helping those in need.

January 2013
Fire Storm

Fire Storm

Flame-retardant chemicals may be toxic. What can we do to change this?

December 2012
Inter-school Collaboration

Inter-school Collaboration

With Empowerhouse, students from various schools have designed a passive home in Washington D.C.

December 2012
Christmas Cards

Christmas Cards

Design firms can wish everyone a happy holiday with an e-card, and make their environmental footprint a little bit smaller.

December 2012
Highlights of Design Miami 2012

Highlights of Design Miami 2012

A review of furniture and decor from Design Miami 2012.

December 2012
Q&A: David Schafer

Q&A: David Schafer

Artists look at how 3D printing can be used to create abstracted works of fine art.

December 2012
I am a Climate Refugee

I am a Climate Refugee

A refugee from Hurricane Sandy discusses climate-related issues that will plague costal cities in the future.

December 2012
Industry Buzzwords Get you Thinking

Industry Buzzwords Get you Thinking

Changing workplaces require flexible, open environments.

December 2012
What if a Boat Could Fold Up?

What if a Boat Could Fold Up?

Foldable kayaks can make it possible for urban dwellers to take part in boating.

November 2012

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