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07

Apr

SCADPads: Student-designed tiny houses that fit snugly into a parking spotSCADPad, an exploration of how micro-housing and adaptive reuse can benefit increasingly overcrowded cities, launches this week in an Atlanta parking garage.

SCADPads: Student-designed tiny houses that fit snugly into a parking spot
SCADPad, an exploration of how micro-housing and adaptive reuse can benefit increasingly overcrowded cities, launches this week in an Atlanta parking garage.

03

Apr

Voila! Electric scooter folds up into a briefcaseThe Commute-Case electric scooter will also double as an actual briefcase.

Voila! Electric scooter folds up into a briefcase
The Commute-Case electric scooter will also double as an actual briefcase.

A solar dress instead of a sun dress?: The future of wearable techAnother possibility is a suit that also just happens to be a Wi-Fi hotspot.

A solar dress instead of a sun dress?: The future of wearable tech
Another possibility is a suit that also just happens to be a Wi-Fi hotspot.

02

Apr

treehugger:

The Biken Banana Holder is the ultimate must-have cycling accessory

Finally, a place to put that banana when you ride.

treehugger:

The Biken Banana Holder is the ultimate must-have cycling accessory

Finally, a place to put that banana when you ride.

10 beautifully useful things made from ‘useless’ trash
By ‘inspiring the world to see waste differently,’ a new book challenges old ideas about what garbage is.

31

Mar

A clever, customizable cardboard desk for non-sittersYoung entrepreneur Zach Rotholz takes to Kickstarter for help boosting (local) production of his gloriously hackable cardboard standing desks.

A clever, customizable cardboard desk for non-sitters
Young entrepreneur Zach Rotholz takes to Kickstarter for help boosting (local) production of his gloriously hackable cardboard standing desks.

28

Mar

What’s amazing about these landscapes? They’re all built in aquariums.

See them all here.

26

Mar

treehugger:

Sailboat-inspired prefab villa hangs from the trees

23

Mar

Kick-start spring with this see-through, self-watering planterThe Boskke Cube is a stylish tabletop planter that, thanks to an integrated reservoir and unique irrigation technology, prevents you from committing murder by overwatering.

Kick-start spring with this see-through, self-watering planter
The Boskke Cube is a stylish tabletop planter that, thanks to an integrated reservoir and unique irrigation technology, prevents you from committing murder by overwatering.

22

Mar

Sweet-smelling residential flower towers to bloom in CasablancaFrench architect and urban planner Edouard François’ latest project is perhaps his prettiest: A quartet of towers in Morocco that will be completely blanketed in bougainvillea and jasmine.

Sweet-smelling residential flower towers to bloom in Casablanca
French architect and urban planner Edouard François’ latest project is perhaps his prettiest: A quartet of towers in Morocco that will be completely blanketed in bougainvillea and jasmine.