Things Are Good: Algae-Powered Building Opens This Week

Algae can be used for all sorts of wonderful things from cleaning up oil to producing energy. Architects in Hamburg have built a building that uses algae to power the complex and it opens this week. The building is meant to be a demonstration of cutting-edge sustainable architecture. “Using bio-chemical processes in the façade of ...

Walking Turcot Yards: The Trashcam Project

Here is a remarkable photography project using  garbage dumpsters as pinhole cameras. The city of Hamburg has allowed it’s trash collectors to drill small holes into these portable bins that are loaded with large sheets of light sensitive paper. And the results are often quite stunning! From their Flickr page – Hamburg´s garbagemen portrait their ...