Tag Archives: sustainable

To AGL

A friend wrote the following in response to an advertising scam by AGL: Thanks, but no thanks AGL. Yes, I’m a senior, and you may think that all I’m concerned about with energy costs is to get a discount on … Continue reading

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Electric bikes

There’s a mob in Barcelona making vintage styled electric bikes. I love the styling on these Oto cycles. The colours, the shape, they’re gorgeous. This is the sort of project that could be adapted for Australia really nicely. Here you … Continue reading

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Carbon capture technology at home

Everyone is pretty much aware now that the best form of Carbon capture and storage is leaving it in the ground. That’s established as being the No. 1 vector of approach for this little issue. Leave it where it is. … Continue reading

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Textiles bonanza

A number of industries are facing increasing pressure because of the rising awareness that humanity needs both carbon sinks, carbon based building material and fibres, and breathable oxygen. We’ve become accustomed to seeing media reports and social media awareness campaigns … Continue reading

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Hemp for 3D printing

It was never going to take long. The winning combination of a resource friendly, abundant crop and the incredible technology that is 3D printing was bound to happen sooner rather than later. Here’s five stages from hemp to fibre from … Continue reading

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Renew Energy’s predictions for 2015

Reblogged from the year Australia’s energy market changes forever. One: Battery prices will start their freefall sometime this year. Well, yes. That seems pretty obvious. Private show offs and Universities have bypassed business as usual to develop and release battery … Continue reading

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3D printed housing update

Remember that guy who wanted to 3D print houses? And China used a similar technique with concrete and recycling? Well, now there’s a house being built in Amsterdam designed to be, 3D printed in bio-plastic. The 3D printing revolution is … Continue reading

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Late for breakfast

The other day I was sharing some articles on G plus relating to zero net and pos net building. Someone asked me how we were going with the sustainable development and I told him we’re networking the whole thing. He’s … Continue reading

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Transport of the future

I’ve spent hours today looking through videos of some fantastic designs. It started with someone reminding me of Big Dog, but soon ended up about transport. (Oh, turn down the volume on that video because some of the lyrics are … Continue reading

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Contour crafting.

Imagine 3D printing your own home in 20 hours. Imagine using something like a game engine to design a home. Like adobe? Like minimalist? Prefer ornate gothic? Want colour built in? How would you lay the cables through various walls … Continue reading

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