Our world has been highly affected from high emission of carbon dioxide in atmosphere due to automobiles using the petroleum oils. Good transportation has been improved along with improvements of industrial era and introduction of fast goods delivery system through trains, aero planes and ships. We have come across a slew of conceptual designs that deal with urban based commuting systems.
Archive for August, 2012
Australia is the eco-tourists favorite place because of everything thing about nature which can be experienced here. On top of a remnant ancient volcano on the east coast of Australia lays a rather vast and unusual forest. Known as Mount Warning or Wollumbin, it now boasts a living Gondwanan rainforest and has been nicknamed ‘Australia’s Green Cauldron’.
The landscape and ecosystems found here were formed by the land collapsing as the volcano erupted and includes World Heritage-listed parks. This extensive rainforest stretches from the Gold Coast to Byron Bay and across towards the Great Dividing Range.
You can walk through unspoilt tracts of ancient forest; immerse yourself in the Australian Aboriginal cultural experience and spot rare and special birds and animals.
Seoul is the famous city of Korea, where innovative technology has brought the miracles possible for beneficial purposes for mankind. The capital city of Seoul in South Korea looks to be taking the bull by the horns in its quest to provide proper power supply to citizens of Korea and fulfill the increasing energy needs through hydrogen cell power plants. Korea has been hit with energy crises since last year and government was highly criticized to not plan for energy needs.
Coca Cola and Eco Plastic are joining the hands together to make the plastic bottles reusable and eco-friendly. If someone thinks that plastic bottle cannot be used at the end of its shelf life, this is a misconception and you might be probably wrong.
One would be unknown to eco-tourism if s/he has not visited the beautiful resorts and natural beauty of Australia. This natural gifted place has everything in its stomach. Ranging from beautiful great lakes, big snowy mountains, skyscrapers of Sydney, mixed population of Australia, Thailand, china gifted with beautiful beaches;Australia is worthy place to visit.
For people who grew before innovation of internet and web technologies, making of games and model making were all in rage during those days. We have experienced the toys made from cardboard, empty carton, cans of soup, boxes and anything which used to resemble the shape of an airplane or car. Kids have all such stuff during their childhood and toys are the colorful and funny friends of such kids.
There are various downsides of drinking water from plastic bottles, which has become a common practice nowadays. Individually, it costs more to buy a bottle of water than filling a glass or using reusable bottles from a tap and use of plastic bottles have various negative effects on environment cleanliness and human health.
The wooden building standing in London has been considered as the tallest wooden building in the world.Along with its total height of nine stories, wood dominates from the second level to the ninth story. Construction completed about three years ago, these fancy Graphite Apartments are built using engineered timber called cross-laminated timber. The CLT-based apartment is sturdy and uses up to five layers of wood to make it more fire resistant.
Use of wood for Home Décor artwork
For wood workers, wood is one of the designable and versatile materials ever available for construction. Being renewable and relatively inexpensive, this has been used in furniture and home constructions from last thousand years. This has been majorly used in artwork and home décor. Unfortunately, excessive logging and deforestation have led to this once abundant resource scarcely available in the world. This turned to high cost of wood to use for functional material other than just use for usual artwork.
However, there are adverse effects of cutting down large amount of forests and leaving no greenery as alternative to it. Wood used for art work should be equalized with new trees planted. Reclaimed wood is used in abundance nowadays for home décor due to high rising costs and scarce availability. Wood designers have become so creative that artwork using reclaimed wood is becoming a successful niche market with art lovers commissioning designers to create unique pieces.
1. Reclaimed wood work of Hugo Franca
Hugo Franca was first working as employee as computer engineer, but learned wooden artwork for fifteen years as his new profession. This resulted in stunning furniture pieces made using leftover or burnt wood. He goes to Bahia every 45 days in search of reclaimed wood from forests of Bahia. His works have been exhibited at fairs and adorn the homes of collectors and magnates alike. Franca’s unique furniture pieces are showing that how supposed waste can be transformed artistic and functional pieces for display and home décor.
We have been surrounded by miracles of science and technology, and things that surround us daily on a constant basis and assume that they be continue working in this way. Energy supply is one of the problems faced by general public in many countries, and this dilemma has affected the overall economy and growth of such countries.