New on D4S Global News News Archive April, 2011
Product Sustainable dancefloor creates energy published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-04-29 08:56:57 UTC
This week I visited a lecture of Daan Roosengaarde in Shanghai, showing his interactive art/products which are, very often also sustainable. Above ...

Material EcoGen; biodegradable starch based polymer published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-04-26 01:54:44 UTC
EcoGen is the product of a worldwide team of scientists, engineers and designers. First developed by British scientists in the late 1980s, recent patented ...

Material Wallpaper absorbs pollutant from air and old building construction published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-04-24 03:29:25 UTC
Pollution due to contamination in building interiors continues to be a relevant topic. Numerous studies have proven that off-gassing in interiors has ...

Material panels made from bamboo pulp published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-04-19 00:29:50 UTC
The panels/tiles are made from bamboo pulp, and have the feel of solid fibreboard. - Original colour: off-white - Paintable with wall paint - ...

Product Trap lamps gives light without any energy published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-04-13 01:28:19 UTC
Trap Light is the result of an exciting collaboration between Gionata Gatto (Pedalator, Urban Buds) and Mike Thompson (Latro, Blood Lamp), proposing ...

Material Ecocradle; Mushrooms as alternative to Styrofoam published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-04-12 12:12:08 UTC
The styrofoam that is usually used in packaging is basically solidified oil -- not so good for the environment. Ecocradle, by contrast, takes hardly ...

CaseStudy Using bio-based material or not? That's the question published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-04-11 01:52:31 UTC
The USDA, US Department of Agriculture, is pushing forward with its bio-based procurement program. But is bio-based preferable over a technological ...

Product No-emission commuter; foldable lightweight electric bike published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-04-09 07:06:09 UTC
Gocycle is a lightweight electric two-wheeler that combines on-demand power, portability and city-specific design innovations for an easy and no-emission ...

Material Dyeing jeans with wine published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-04-08 00:46:53 UTC
Ecoyaa uses wine and korean traditional herbs based dyes to dye jeans. Colors vary between flesh pinks and bright reds to blues, deep indigo and pale ...

CaseStudy Charting our water future; solutions in 4 case studies published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-04-02 02:40:39 UTC
*Economic frameworks to inform decision-making* Growing competition for scarce water resources is a growing business risk, a major economic ...

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