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In Detroit, an architect and artist couple rebuild an off-the-grid house and their community through art and design.
October 27, 2011, 5:44 AM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
A new study by Booz and Co. shows that nurturing a creative culture rather than investing heavily in research and development may be the path to more profitable innovation.
October 26, 2011, 10:05 AM PDT | By Reena Jana
V Squared Wind is trying to tap into the potential of wind power. By passively accelerating the wind, they hope to increase its available power while lowering its cost.
October 26, 2011, 8:36 AM PDT | By Beth Carter
An infographic from One Block Off the Grid charts the time spent and money saved after making energy improvements to your home.
October 25, 2011, 9:34 AM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
At the Oklahoma County Detention Center, a poorly designed jail makes moving, guarding and caring for inmates very difficult. But it also endangers jail employees.
October 25, 2011, 4:43 AM PDT | By Mary Catherine O'Connor
Electronics giant Philips has designed an ecosystem of beautiful appliances powered by bathroom waste, bacteria, and fungi. Models of these concepts are on view during Dutch Design Week in the...
October 24, 2011, 7:26 PM PDT | By Reena Jana
Developed by Hungarian architect Aron Losonczi, LiTraCon is the world’s first commercially available transparent concrete.
October 24, 2011, 6:34 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
Companies are designing new products and services based on facial-monitoring tech that can read your emotional reactions to what you see, read, and hear on-screen.
October 23, 2011, 6:46 PM PDT | By Reena Jana
The American Society of Landscape Architects recently released a comprehensive handbook of case studies of successful “green rainwater infrastructure” projects as a guide (and...
October 23, 2011, 9:36 AM PDT | By Beth Carter
A new survey of top U.S. manufacturing executives shows that creative thinking may be America’s edge, now and in the future.
October 21, 2011, 8:50 AM PDT | By Reena Jana