A’ Design Award and Competition aims to highlight the excellent qualifications of best designs, design concepts and design oriented products around the globe. 2011 – 2012, Platinum A’ - Vertical + Horizontal Farm Tower Farming and Crop Distribution Tower by Kevin Chu
The photo above shows a gathering of planets and the waning crescent Moon as captured from Tivoli, Namibia in Africa, just before dawn on May 30, 2011. The “Big Five” in Africa refers to the top five big game animals; lion, leopard, rhinoceros, Cape buffalo, and elephant. Photographer: Eduard von Bergen.
In the eyes of Swedish architect and urban strategist Mans Tham, the stretch of I-10 known as the Santa Monica Freeway is an achievement to be celebrated, revered and covered in so many solar panels that it looks like a massive snake.
The Desertec Foundation, a Jordanian and German company are they have a radically ambitious project to harness solar energy in the world’s most barren, sun-drenched expanse, the Sahara Desert. Desertec claims that if only 0.3 percent of the expanse of the Sahara was covered with solar panels, it would power the entire European continent.
Europe’s largest photovoltaic power plant will be build by SunEdison, in Italy, in March this year. The solar power plant will generate about 70MW of power, enough to power 17,000 homes.