Tag Archives: Eco Solutions

Lighter side of branding | The great bread balancing act

Great TVC for the chemical giant whose work we wouldn’t necessarily see out in the open.  I love ads that are shot in foreign countries, especially ones that aren’t easily guessed! Looking at the landscape, it looks subtropical… somewhere in … Continue reading

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Lighter side of branding | The loudest innovations are the quietest

Great TVC for the chemical giant whose work we wouldn’t necessarily see out in the open. The ad was shot in Brazil and looks quite the feat, photomontaging all those people on the moving train. Plenty blue screens I’m sure. … Continue reading

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Green & Chic | Rooftop living, transformed

Architects who live by the mantra of bringing better, more sustainable and responsible creations to the forefront, continue to push the green architecture envelope. This cool rooftop apartment in London is one such example. Straddling the roof of a Victorian-era … Continue reading

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Urban Solutions | Rethinking urban parks

I stumbled upon interesting videos from ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects) on new approaches to creating new green space, such as recycling entire old buildings into parks (well, once they’re dismantled and all their building materials repurposed). Check out … Continue reading

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An ode to the “nearly extinct” CD!

A unique art installation in Paris attempts to communicate an eco message using a modern-day object that is destined for certain extinction. The Compact Disc!  Entitled WasteLandscape, by Elise Morin made of 65,000 CDs spread across 1,640 square feet of space at Le Centquatre Art Space in … Continue reading

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A glimpse into daily life in America in 2050…

If, like me, you’ve always been curious about life in the future, the role of technology and how 7 billion people will live in harmony (yes, by year end 2011, there’ll be 7 billion of us!), here’s a interesting peek … Continue reading

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2011: Among 7 billion of us, is there a typical person out there?

National Geographic examines the world’s population growth in a 2011 series, where the year will see global population reach 7 billion. Among the many interesting things is a look into whether there’s a typical human that meets certain predetermined traits. … Continue reading

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