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The two finalists in the Sanofi-Aventis Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge offer examples of how creative thinking and an entrepreneurial spirit can fuel new products and services to help...
September 30, 2011, 11:41 AM PDT | By Reena Jana
Make Eyewear is Maker Faire meets Etsy: An online shop for consumers who want unique — or even bespoke — glasses with a DIY, techy edge.
September 30, 2011, 8:18 AM PDT | By Mary Catherine O'Connor
The University of Maryland’s WaterShed won the Architecture Contest of the 2011 US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon.
September 29, 2011, 12:50 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
An architecture firm in Holland has plans to make eating locally possible in big cities. Is this the future of the urban farm?
September 28, 2011, 5:14 PM PDT | By Beth Carter
Nineteen university teams, vying for the 2011 Solar Decathlon title, have worked affordability into their designs.
September 28, 2011, 12:36 PM PDT | By Mary Catherine O'Connor
“Urbanized,” a new documentary by Gary Hustwit, completes a series that looks at how designers influence our lives from micro to macro levels–from typefaces to gadgets to...
September 27, 2011, 8:16 PM PDT | By Reena Jana
In Malibu California, an architect and his client take aluminum recycling to extremes.
September 27, 2011, 5:35 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
Peepoople has redesigned the ubiquitous plastic bag into a sanitation solution that can improve the health of slum dwellers — and give some a way to rise out of poverty.
September 27, 2011, 8:00 AM PDT | By Mary Catherine O'Connor
The city of Portland approves plans for the Oregon Sustainability Center and recognizes the value of sustainable building.
September 26, 2011, 7:25 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
A park with natural sunlight and plant life has been proposed to fill an empty subterranean trolley station in New York- is the future of sustainable urban design underground?
September 26, 2011, 3:21 PM PDT | By Beth Carter