The Curry Stone Design Prize was created to champion designers as a force for social change. Founded by architect Clifford Curry and Archaeologist/acitivist Delight Stone, it " recognizes innovators who address critical issues
Worldchanging co-founder Alex Steffen has said that the "last decade was about imagining the solutions that could help us meet big planetary problems. This decade will be all about putting those solutions to work."
One often hears the old line "Is there a doctor in the house", but rarely do you hear the same request for an architect. Cameron and Kate raised the profile of the profession around the word with Architecture for Humanity, but back on his home turf,
TreeHugger first showed the Daiwa EDV-1, the amazing robotic shipping container instant house, back in January. Now the prototype is coming Stateside (no doubt carried by supersonic helicopters) in July for Little Tokyo Design Week in Los Angeles. The
Molo Studio has been a fixture on TreeHugger since we started; the Vancouver based team continues to turn out products that "grow from [Stephanie] Forsythe and [Todd] MacAllen's architectural explorations." One of the
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Cameron Sinclair is so going to want 10,000 of these amazing robotic shipping container sized instant houses. EDV stands for Emergency Disaster Vehicles, but it is really a pushbutton house that leaves Adam Kalkin in its wake. It is
Kate Stohr, the co-founder of Architecture for Humanity, dropped me a note suggesting that I have a look at their Year in Review of their work in Haiti. I did, and couldn't help but come to the conclusion that it was really boring.. I mean really,