Design

Why 1 mile by bicycle benefits society and 1 mile by car breaks the economy

This Danish proverb has been proved true, according to a study published by the City of Copenhagen. Copenhagen is one of the most ecologically aware European cities. In a recent study, scientists have looked into the positive effects of the use of bicycles as opposed to other forms of transport. The authorities in Copenhagen have […] Read More

Snow art: Simon Beck’s unique creations

Since 2004, English artist Simon Beck works for several months a year at the French Alpine ski resort of Les Arcs. During these months, he invests both time and energy in the realization of works of art inspired by the composite forms of snowflakes. His ephemeral works are real land art as they last only […] Read More

A green playground in Moscow

Moscow's suburbs are not exactly the first green sight you might think of: actually, the Russian capital's outskirt is a collection of huge, grey buildings, which may seem to have little in common with the idea of lifestyle we embrace. But surprises are the spice of life and we were glad to spot a LiveJournal page […] Read More

Discovering Germany’s green capital: Freiburg im Breisgau

Widely regarded as Germany's ecological capital, Freiburg im Breisgau is located in Baden-Wuerttemberg, in the Southern part of the country. This region is otherwise known as the “Germany Tuscany”, due to its sunny climate and beautiful scenery. With a population of about 230,000 people, Freiburg has positioned itself as a Green City, with particular focus on in […] Read More

Eco-Viikki: a new ecologically-sustainable neighbourhood on the outskirts of Helsinki

On the outskirts of Helsinki exists a true ecological marvel. Let's find out more! Eco-Viikki is a totally eco-friendly residential neighbourhood built on the outskirts of the Finnish capital, close to the university and around a green belt, an important natural reserve of the city. It occupies a space of over 6.400 m2 and contains […] Read More

6 amazing eco-friendly museums not to miss!

In the last decades, the rise of museums and cultural institutions that incorporated the different concepts of sustainability has been a truly amazing and promising worldwide trend. Here is a can't miss list of green museums (or eco-friendly museums or whatever you prefer to name them) around the world. Enjoy! 1) Quai Branly Museum in […] Read More

What is land art and is it eco-friendly?

Forget everything you know about traditional forms of art. Visiting a historical museum, marveling at the impressive architecture, admiring old oil paintings of royalty and marble sculptures, is only a very limited part of what you can experience through art. New contemporary artists are coming up with fresh ideas and innovative ways to change the public’s perception of the […] Read More

A restaurant made of cardboard in Taiwan

Do you like to collect the papers that fall to the ground? Is recycling one of your passions? Then, the new restaurant concept proposed in the capital of Taiwan is for you. In this restaurant you will find classic tables and comfortable - sometimes uncomfortable - chairs complete with armrests. The particular thing about this […] Read More