Archived Articles: green

Rad Rides: Nuclear Power Plant Turned into Amusement Park

The iconic central cooling tower has been turned into a swing ride and climbing wall, but the re-purposed complex as a whole features over a dozen attractions ...

Mountain-Shaped Residences with Walkable Green Rooftops

Beyond any inherent beauty or formal references to surrounding mountains, there is a more profound proposition in this series of structures about the way we ...

Urban Jungle Street View: 3D Hack Uses Hidden Depth Data

An explicitly illicit use of dimensional data buried in Google Street View, the Urban Jungle project adds eerie layers of post-apocalyptic green overgrowth to ...

Deep Roots: Underground Farm in London Air-Raid Tunnels

100 feet beneath the surface, below even the level of the London Underground, there is another layer of World War Two shelters where something amazing is ...

12-Country Coalition: Building the Great Green Wall of Africa

The clock is ticking for the collaborative creation of a living green wall to span nearly 5,000 miles across the African continent, designed to slow or even ...

Mobile Hotel: Converted Double-Decker Bus B&B Still Drives

Quintessentially British, this boutique suite sleeps six, features a wood-burning stove and much more, but perhaps most amazing of all: the vehicle remains ...

Throw a Bouquet: Guerrilla Seed Bombs & Flower Grenades

Filling shotgun shells with flower seeds is just the latest (and loudest) in a long line of designs for guerrilla gardeners. If you are looking for a little ...

Hourglass Lamp: Grid-Free LED Powered by Falling Sand

Traditional timepiece meets inventive illumination in this human-powered hourglass lamp that draws its energy elegantly from grains of falling sand. Designed ...

Crowdfunded Skyscraper: Record-Breaking Tower in Bogotá

With over $200 million from more than 3,500 supporters, the world’s largest crowdfunding campaign has generated the means to create the highest ...

Living Staircase: Spiral Stairs Wrapped in Organic Greenery

Boldly curved and cantilevered into midair, these plant-wrapped stairs are designed to provide more than just a means of moving from one floor to another. ...

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