Volkswagen confirms when the Microbus is coming back as an EV

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For years Volkswagen has teased us with the idea of bringing back the much loved, iconic VW Microbus. Most recently, VW unveiled the I.D. Buzz concept car earlier this year, which applied the styling of a Microbus, but with a fully electric powertrain. After several rumors and reports, VW has confirmed that the Microbus will officially return in 2022. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Woven bamboo pavilion offers shelter to passion fruit farmers in China

Amazing projects like Ibuku’s Green Village in Bali, and Tokyo pavilion by Vo Trong Nghia demonstrate the strength and malleability of bamboo. Students and researchers from the University of Hong Kong (HKU) have also recognized its limitless potentials as a great sustainable alternative to conventional building materials. After completing a glowing pavilion in their hometown, they designed another innovative bamboo structure– this time in China– using traditional weaving techniques and digital… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building