What is sustainability – plastic bottle skylights

Great article on the BBC wefbsite about a clever guy who has invented a great way of bringing light into the slums of the world without needing to burn oil lamps. “Alfredo Moser’s invention is lighting up the world. In 2002, the Brazilian mechanic had a light-bulb moment and came up with a way of […]

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The unseen dangers of Jevons Paradox

Another one from my favourite – billboards that kill. To protect us on the road we have laws that stop us from using our phones while driving, stop us from watching TV while driving – all extremely beneficial and important. So why is it ok to have electronic billboards? I haven’t seen these in […]

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Innovation is…

We often get asked when working on a new building ‘what’s new, what innovations are there at the moment’. We here news stories and read articles on the latest geoengineering solution that is going to save us all, or a new biomimicry invention that will solve our finite resource problems. When you start to dig […]

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