the concept of a vertical necropolis designed by architect annkit kummar in delhi, india is presented as a way to satisfy social prospects while proficiently exploiting scarce city land.
lamya is interested in researching and working on environmentally friendly approaches that reflect a growing movement in palestinian communities to endorse “green” projects.
cheng-tsung feng’s solar cooker is a portable and easy-to-use cooker. it can be set up quickly at any location including refugee camps to heat up water or bake foods.
gilberto gil is a brazilian artist who’s using iphone/ipad apps to allow his fans to interact with him more.
anchalee saengtai is a thai sculptor who transforms automobile and truck spare parts into amazing, jumbo autobots.
florie salnot is working with the sahrawis of algeria to find a creative yet economic solution to raising awareness about their displacement.
an indian sand artist decided to mark the end of the elusive osama bin laden in his own unique way.
the winners for the philips livable cities award have been announced. the winners include a rain-water aggregration project in yemen, portable recreational areas in buenos aires, and shelters to provide protection and health education in kampala.
Victor Kossikouma Agbegnenou, a Togolese inventor living in France, has developed a polyvalent technology called PWCS (Polyvalent Wireless Communication System) which allows, from a satellite broadband connection, the simultaneous provisioning of telephony, internet and video (image) services without using any landline cable such as fiber optics.
Designed by Finland-based Saikat Biswas, Holga. D mimics the original Holga in nearly every way, except that it’s rigged to download images.
the (bop) project’s mission is simple: discover, document and share stories of remarkable social entrepreneurs, enterprises and innovations that are redefining poverty alleviation.
andrew youn’s organization offers farmers an investment package of seeds and fertilizer, weekly farm education, and market access that makes it possible for them to double their incomes.