Air-purifying cement will comprise most of the exterior facade of the Palazzo Italia in Milan, Italy. The unique pavilion will be made from a special air-purifying cement created by Italcementi and will stretch over 9,000 square meters (96, 875 sq ft), requiring an estimated 2,000 tonnes (2,204 tons) of cement to accomplish the feat. “The […]
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Upcoming global geothermal conference will take place in America. Interested parties should mark this on the calendar. Two Dozen Countries to Be Represented in Washington D.C. Representatives from 24 countries will come together with Washington leaders for the GEA International Geothermal Showcase in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, April 22. The Showcase will examine the outlook […]
When people question the need for preservation or restoration, there are a million examples of why these two processes produce exceptional results. One big example is Rome, where every layer of earth produces a new layer of the past and every new structure must have a historical preservationist on the team to become a static […]
The largest drinking water purification plant in Europe to feature GE’s ZeeWeed 500 advanced water treatment technology is under construction in Ravenna, Italy. Located on the east coast of Italy, close to the Adriatic Sea and part of the Mediterranean Sea, this popular tourist destination needed a way to ensure increased water supply, as a result of repeated water shortages, and high-quality drinking water for residents and visitors.
The second part of the Monolithic Dome mini-documentary is now available! Click through to watch.
The Archimede plant is “the first in the world to use molten salts as the heat transfer fluid and is also the first in the world to integrate a combined-cycle gas facility and a solar thermal power plant for electricity generation.”
I am intrigued by the Global Eco Village Network! “The Global Ecovillage Network is a global confederation of people and communities that meet and share their ideas, exchange technologies, develop cultural and educational exchanges, directories and newsletters, and are dedicated to restoring the land and living “sustainable plus” lives by putting more back into the […]
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/v/nAMrtHC2Ev0&hl] This short Technology and Entertainment Design Conference clip is by Rachel Armstrong who states : “Scientists need to work outside their own areas of expertise to make new technologies that are pertinent to the 21st century and to collaborate, both with other scientific disciplines and the arts and humanities.” “Metabolic materials” – is what […]