Clean energy-producing Light Up wins the 2018 LAGI competition in Melbourne

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New York-based NH Architecture and Seattle architectural practice Olson Kundig placed first and second respectively in the 2018 Land Art Generator Initiative design competition in Melbourne, Australia. Sponsored by the State of Victoria’s Renewable Energy Action Plan with clean energy targets of 25 percent by 2020, the international competition sought large-scale works of public art that generate renewable energy in visible ways for St Kilda Triangle in the City of Port Phillip. NH Architecture’s… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Study finds 90 percent of table salt contains microplastics

According to a new study that looked at sea, rock, and lake salt, 90 percent of the table salt brands sold around the world contain microplastics. Several years ago, we discovered that microplastics were in sea salt, but we didn’t know how extensive the geographical spread was until now.

Researchers in South Korea and at Greenpeace East Asia tested 39 salt brands, and 36 of them had microplastics. This study — published in this month’s journal of Environmental Science & Technology —… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building