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red shark bikes unveils a series of trimarans allowing cyclists to take on aquatic surfaces like rivers, lakes and seas. The post ex-BMW designer creates pedal-powered trimaran for cyclists to bike on water appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Among other things, Josep Rubau has designed cars for Volkswagen, and was the creator of the Tramontana supercar. Now, the Spanish industrial designer is CEO of RedShark Bikes, a company that sells a pedal-powered prop-driven trimaran which he invented... Continue Reading Pedal-powered trimaran lets cyclists hit the water Category: Marine Tags: Pedal-powered Trimaran
Although there are trillions of liters of water floating around in the air, it's not easily accessible for those who need it. Now engineers at UC Berkeley have developed a device powered only by the Sun that can pluck practical quantities of drinkable water out of thin air, and they've successfully field-tested it in the Arizona desert... Continue Reading Solar-powered harvester sucks drin
the layout composition takes its cues from a nearby waterfall. The post curvy volumes in bean buro’s apartment renovation reference flowing water appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Approximately 39 percent of all water drawn from US rivers, lakes and reservoirs is used to cool electric power plants. Much of that water, in turn, ends up going out those plants' cooling towers in the form of steam. A new system created at MIT, however, could convert that steam into clean drinking water... Continue Reading Clean water could be zapped out of power plant steam Category: G
just weeks before the first major solo exhibition - dedicated to the work of  junya ishigami - at the fondation cartier pour l’art contemporain opened, junya ishigami took designboom around his office in roppongi, tokyo. The post junya ishigami’s art biotop project of a water garden in tochigi, japan opens appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
currently on show at the venice biennale, the installation explores how algorithms can generate new kinds of dynamic architecture. The post riccardo blumer atelier builds walls made of water and soap in algorithmic installation appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
We initially covered Snøhetta's ambitious design for Europe's first underwater restaurant back in late 2017. The high-profile firm has now revealed that the appropriately-named Under is, well, under construction in Norway's southernmost tip. .. Continue Reading Construction of Europe's first underwater restaurant starts above water Category: Architecture Tags: Building and Co
Sometimes, people want to clean up polluted water, by removing spilled oil from its surface. Other times, they want to purify oil-based fuel, by removing water from it. An inexpensive new "smart" membrane created at Canada's University of British Columbia can switch between doing both... Continue Reading Filtration membrane switches between loving oil and water Category: Materials Tags:
the protective roof is designed for a drinking water company in a natural reserve with old protected trees where no machinery is allowed. The post jensen & skodvin’s ‘protective roof over moya spring water source’ at the venice biennale appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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