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Cleaning up on dirty data

Via good,net.nz, Good Magazine, issue 20 • Every second of online video you watch puts 0.2 grams of carbon into the atmosphere, so YouTube is chugging out 4,000 tonnes of CO2 a day. • Major data centres account for almost two percent of the world’s carbon emissions, which is about the same as those of…

Whittier Organic Food Center is a Self-Sustaining Vertical Farm for Los Angeles

Via inhabitat.com, 25-09-2011 The Whittier Organic Food Center is a state-of-the-art food production testing and learning facility that recently took top honors in the Cavin Family Travel Fellowship. The project creates opportunities for social sustainability in Los Angeles, leasing areas of the garden and tower green walls to locals for micro-agro business. Crops are stored…

Frankfurt’s Zeilgalerie Lights Up With an Incredible 19,700 LED Facade

Via inhabitat.com, 15/08/2011 Frankfurt’s Zeilgalerie recently lit up with an incredible new multi-level media wall composed of 19,700 individually controlled light emitting diodes! Conceived by German design studio 3deluxe, the shimmering energy-efficient LED orchestration translates the urban vibrancy of the mall into an energetic media installation that lights up the street with varying geometric images.…