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Could Tofu be the Answer to Greener Solar Cells?


University of Liverpool News Dr. Jon Major, a researcher at Liverpool University has recently made the discovery that the chemical used to make tofu, and bath salts, could also be used to replace one of the most toxic substances, namely cadmium chloride, that are used to manufacture solar cells.

A Gorgeous Shipping Container-Like Beach House


The so-called Coromandel Bach beach home was designed by Crosson Clarke Carnachan Architects, who drew inspiration from shipping container architecture.

PostGreen Homes Are Using Cork as Cladding and Insulation


PostGreen Homes are using cork as cladding in their newest project in Fishtown, Philadelphia. They are working in collaboration with Orange Concept on this project, and the finished home will be simple and minimalistic, which will make it fit right in with the other buildings in the area.

Shipping Containers Outfitted to Become Temporary Housing for Canada’s Workers


A British Columbia-based modular home company, BigSteelBox, has unveiled a series of temporary living quarters for workers made out of shipping containers.

The first net-zero home under construction from Deltec Homes


The first net-zero home from Deltec Homes’ Renew Collection is under construction months after the line launched.

A Stackable Hotel Made of Recycled Shipping Containers


The Hong Kong-based architecture firm OVA Studio recently unveiled their plans for a so-called Hive-Inn, which is a hotel build from shipping containers.

5 Inspiring Ways to Live Small in a Shipping Container Home


A home made of shipping containers can be as big or as small as you want it to be. And if you have the desire to downsize to a tiny house, a shipping container lends itself very well to the purpose.

Rooftop Mounted Wind Turbines That Make Homes Self-Sufficient


When it comes to renewable energy, wind turbines are certainly one of the greener and more sustainable options.

Supercapacitors Made of Trees


Supercapacitors are high-power energy storage devices with far-reaching industrial applications, such as electronics, automobiles and aviation.

New High-performance Supercapacitor Developed in California


A team of researchers at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) has developed a new graphene-based supercapacitor, which is based on a nanoscale architecture.

New High-performance Supercapacitator Developed in California


A team of researchers at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) has developed a new graphene-based supercapacitator, which is based on a nanoscale architecture.

Awesome Modern Shipping Container Home


Another shipping container home design worth noting is Caterpillar House (or Casa Oruga in Spanish), which is located in the hills just outside of Santiago, Chile.

Best Container Houses in the World


Shipping container architecture is much more than just buying a used cargo container, cutting some holes for windows and doors and calling it a home.

Best Container Houses in the World


Shipping container architecture is much more than just buying a used cargo container, cutting some holes for windows and doors and calling it a home.

Useful Shipping Container House Ideas and Plans


When it comes to building a home out of a shipping container you have a lot of options. Despite the fact that a standard shipping container is just a rectangular box, usually measuring about 8 feet by 40 feet, they can easily be transformed into cozy and even spacious homes.

Useful Shipping Container House Ideas and Plans


When it comes to building a home out of a shipping container you have a lot of options. Despite the fact that a standard shipping container is just a rectangular box, usually measuring about 8 feet by 40 feet, they can easily be transformed into cozy and even spacious homes.

Low Cost House is Made From Shipping Containers


Low Cost House is a housing solution designed and built by JYA-RCHITECTS as a home for a family of seven in South Korea.

Ekocenters Made of Shipping Containers Bringing Clean Water to Areas in Need


In late 2013, Coca Cola in partnership with several global and local organizations, began deploying so-called Ekocenters, which are primarily mobile clean water sources.

Inspiring Shipping Container Home Designs


Building a home using a shipping container can be as simple or as extravagant as you wish. Since the basic units that will make up the rooms in your new home are already pre-built, all that is really left is to decide how to assemble them.

Inspiring Shipping Container Home Designs


Building a home using a shipping container can be as simple or as extravagant as you wish. Since the basic units that will make up the rooms in your new home are already pre-built, all that is really left is to decide how to assemble them.


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