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Green Home at the Museum of Science and Industry

Interested in learning more about how green design can be incorporated into your home?  At Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry, a completely sustainable residence has been built.  The tour is worth the trip!

50 Extremely Awesome Examples of Typology

Typography can in todays terms be so much more than what you find in a book or magazine. It’s turned into a very inspiring form of art, and there are many great pieces out there. Many times they can be mixed with either other graphical elements or some sort of poem or saying.

Cocoon: An Emergent Learning Network of Skyscrapers

The emergent learning network proposes a revolution in teaching techniques, utilizing a system of self organized education, based on the theories of Sugata Mitra, Sir Ken Robinson and Konrad Waschsmann. The network proposes a future without teachers or traditional class rooms. The pupils are part of constantly morphing groups of four or five and are set tasks to research using any available resources. The internet is provided along with a ‘granny cloud’ and other digital media. Studies show that group access to resources encourages emergent learning between the participants, and improves the ability of the pupil to retain knowledge. Exam results improve along with far greater levels of participation.   Click on the image to read more.

Newspaper Wood: From Tree to Paper to Wood

Kranthout (“newspaper wood” in Dutch) is a new product that has been developed by Mieke Meijer for design company vij5

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