Tesla surprises the world with a new $250k Roadster

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Tesla surprised the crowd tonight at the debut of the Tesla Semi with the reveal of a new Roadster, which will arrive by 2020. Although lately Tesla has been focused on more mass market electric cars, it hasn’t forgotten where it started and is finally releasing a new Roadster.

While the Tesla Model 3 focuses on the entry-level electric segment, the new Roadster will focus on the high end of the segment with a $250,000 price tag. What does that get you? For starters the Tesla Roadster will feature… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



The US is now the only country in the world to refuse the Paris Climate Agreement

Well, this is embarrassing. The war-torn country of Syria has officially signed the Paris Climate Agreement, leaving the United States as the only country to refuse the climate change deal. Though Barack Obama entered the US into the deal during his time as president, Donald Trump quickly withdrew the nation after his inauguration earlier this year.

The Middle East nation made the announcement in Bonn, Germany, at the COP 23 UN climate summit. Even though Syria is facing its sixth… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

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The Netherlands’ sun-powered Nuna9 race car wins the World Solar Challenge

The Dutch have done it. Nuon, the superstar team from the Netherlands, won its third straight championship in the World Solar Challenge, a 1,860-mile (3,000k) solar car race across Australia’s outback. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Floating Cloud will be a landmark of world peace in Copenhagen

An uplifting House of Peace (HOPE) may soon rise on Copenhagen’s waters. Junya Ishigami and Svendborg Architects won a design competition to design an active symbol and landmark for world peace with their proposal of the Cloud. Shaped like a puffy cumulus cloud, the floating structure is envisioned as a visitor center and sanctuary for individual reflection.

The House of Peace has been 15 years in the making and began in 2003 when four friends shared a vision to combine art and architecture… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

LAST CHANCE: Win a copy of TEEMING: How Superorganisms Work to Build Infinite Wealth in a Finite World

There is so much that we can learn from the natural world. ‘TEEMING: How Superorganisms Work to Build Infinite Wealth in a Finite World,’  by Dr. Woolley-Barker reveals all the ways in which animals societies can helps us thrive in the modern world. We talked to Dr. Woolley-Barker about her book, but if you want to get your hands on your very own copy, we are giving away 25 copies to a few lucky readers. Enter to win below: View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

World officials entreat Trump to stay in Paris agreement

President Donald Trump’s actions don’t just impact the United States. As the world grapples with climate change, orders on the Clean Power Plan and oil drilling impact the rest of the world. The Guardian spoke with world leaders, some of whom were involved in the 2015 Paris climate deal, who agree it would be disastrous if Trump were to pull America out of the historic agreement. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

This amazing shipping container hotel can pop up anywhere in the world

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Incredible farming skyscraper could fight poverty and feed the world

This incredible skyscraper is more than just eye candy—its modular and farm-integrated design was created to fight world hunger and poverty. Designers Pawel Lipiński and Mateusz Frankowski proposed the Mashambas Skyscraper for rural areas in sub-Saharan Africa as a means to bring a “green revolution” to impoverished small farmers. The modular Mashambas is movable and functions as an educational center for growing crops, hosting markets, and training on agricultural techniques.

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Futuristic Dutch community features 50 out-of-this world spherical homes

Although it might look like the set of a science fiction film, this neighborhood in the Netherlands was built by humans for humans. Dutch artist and sculptor Dries Kreijkamp designed this unusual apartment community, dubbed the Bolwoningen (“ball” or “bulb”). Built in 1984, the residential development is comprised of 50 of these futuristic spherical structures grouped together amid walkways and trees, alongside a scenic canal.

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