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Wind Farm Celebration Center By Michael Jantzen

Various architects and designers seem to be focusing on different eco-friendly structures nowadays. The Wind Farm Celebration is just another mere example. Proposed by an internationally known artist and designer Michael Jantzen, the Wind Farm Celebration is a structure that is powered by a wind turbine. Within the perimeter of the central tower that supports the wind turbine are 11 concentric layers, wherein nine of them form the roof of the structure and two functions as the large exterior that works as the gathering place for special events.There is also this large open are in the visitor center that is designed to house various permanent or temporary displays, offices, meeting rooms, and more. The open space of the center will also reduce energy demand as it allows natural light and ventilation to pass throughout the structure. The structures lighting system also uses the energy saving and eco-friendly LED lights.

Wind Farm Celebration Center

Wind Farm Celebration Center

Wind Farm Celebration Center

Wind Farm Celebration Center

Wind Farm Celebration Center

Wind Farm Celebration Center

Wind Farm Celebration Center

Source: Michael Jantzen via Ecofriend



Sustainable Winter Olympics Village, Vancouver 2010

Olympics committees of today are becoming aware of green living and using of sustainable materials. In Vancouver, Canada, even the 2008 Summer Games is yet to start; the creation of the Village 2010 Winter Olympics has already been planned. Designed with the intent to meet the LEED standards, the village will be built with high sustainability. All the buildings will have a green roofs with solar panels, and rainwater will be harvested and will be used for the irrigation of the green roofs and landscape. There will also be an in-slab hydronic system will be used in heating and cooling the buildings.

2010 winter olympics vancouver going green

2010 winter olympics vancouver going green

2010 winter olympics vancouver going green



Enjoy Riding Your Bicycle with a Sound from Wind

The sound from wind by Joseph Kim produces great melodies when riding on your bicycle. It produces an analog sound with the use of the principles of instruments like Flute or the Ocarina. The buttons on the handle can be used to create various melodies. You will definitely got a chance of being a musician if you are riding your bike with the Sound from Wind. Producing great melodies with the Sound from Wind is very simple for it doesn’t need to use electricity to produce. With the use of your fingers and the speed of your bike, you can already control the sound and volume of the Sound from the Wind.

Sound from Wind

Sound from Wind

Sound from Wind

Sound from Wind

Sound from Wind

Sound from Wind

Source : Design21



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