Raphael Schaad

18 Magazines | 1,261 Articles | 18,469 Followers | 461 Likes | @raphael | Designer & Technologist, MIT Media Lab. Previously Flipboard and iA Writer.

The view just 10 feet beyond the "Please pick up your shells." sign.

Siemens' £310m Hull plant will take windfarm technology to new level

Greg Clark welcomes 700-job factory, which will produce hundreds of 75m-long blades a year for a new generation of offshore windfarms<p>The first batch of 75-metre-long wind turbine blades will roll out of a new factory in Hull on Thursday, destined for huge windfarms off the UK’s coast.<p>The …


James Turrell's Latest Skyspace Now Open to the Public in Tempe

There's no more construction fencing around the installation by Arizona-based artist <b>James Turrell</b> on ASU's Tempe Campus, and if you have a minute to …


Wave Energy Converter Prize is Awarded to AquaHarmonics

<b>Published on</b> November 23rd, 2016 | <i>by Carolyn Fortuna</i><p>0<p>November 23rd, 2016 by Carolyn Fortuna<p>AquaHarmonics has won a $1.5 million grand prize to …

National Geographic will stream DiCaprio's climate change doc film for free

Hollywood A-lister Leonardo DiCaprio has recently devoted himself to raising awareness of the negative effects of climate change and his new environmental documentary <i>Before the Flood</i> will soon be on National Geographic.<p>The eco-flick is slated to premiere on National Geographic on October 30 and …


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Helsinki is Building Finland's Longest Bridge System—and It'll be Off-Limits to Cars

Public streetcars, pedestrians and cyclists only<p>In a symbol of their commitment to environmentally-friendly means of transportation, the Helsinki …



The 'unthinkable' has just happened for solar power in Britain

Solar panels generated more electricity than coal in the past six months in a historic year for getting energy from the sun in the UK, according to a …

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New Wind Turbines Could Power Japan for 50 Years After a Single Typhoon

Typhoons are generally associated with mass destruction, but a Japanese engineer has developed a wind turbine that can harness the tremendous power …


The World's Largest Solar Plant Started Creating Electricity Today

Take 300,000 computer-controlled mirrors, each 7 feet high and 10 feet wide. Control them with computers to focus the Sun's light to the top of …

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Gardens in the sky: The rise of green urban architecture

<b>(CNN) —</b> With its balconies bursting with trees and shrubs, the "Bosco Verticale," or "Vertical Forest" is giving rise to an entirely new take on the traditional idea of the urban jungle.<p>As city dwellers feel the squeeze on their living space and recreational areas, the twin residential towers in …

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