Posts Tagged ‘Design’

Vincent Callebauts Botanic Center design fights urban smog and harvests clean energy

A concrete behemoth in Brussels has been transformed into a smog-fighting clean energy generator in Vincent Callebaut's latest vision, the Botanic Center Bloom. Reimagined with a lush green envelope, the redesigned building features 10,000 plants and green roofs that could capture close to 50 tons of carbon dioxide from the city each year. View full […]

Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby and the V&A to present Forecast at the London Design Biennale 2016

London-based designers Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby have worked alongside the V&A , the world's leading museum of art and design, to create Forecast – a wind powered installation. Supported by British Land, the piece will be displayed in the Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court at Somerset House this September, as the UK's entry to […]

Open Source: Small Wind Turbine Collaborative Design Center

The intent of this website is to create an environment where people from around the world can share their knowledge of small wind turbine systems. http://sit…

Wind Turbine Design: Comparison of 4 Versus 8 Blades

Mechatronic wind turbines created with digital fabrication are compared under similar wind conditions, but with different blade numbers (4 versus 8 blades). …

SUNY Binghamton Wind Energy Senior Design Project MDP 25

Students build a 1 kW wind turbine from scratch.

Weatherwatch: Sleek building design where the wind slips past

Leeds city council plans to spend £245,000 trying to dampen down violent winds that race through the streets surrounding Bridgewater Place, the city’s tallest building standing 367ft (112m) high. People have been blown over on the nearby roads, and in the most serious incident a lorry was toppled over as winds whipped around the building. […]

New Eggbeater VAWT Design Claims 35% More Power than Competitors

The new version of the turbine is also said to be able to produce that much more power at a mounting point 25% lower than their competitors, making it possible to keep the generation of electricity closer to the point of use. View full post on Wind Power News

New Eggbeater VAWT Design Claims 35% More Power than Competitors

The new version of the turbine is also said to be able to produce that much more power at a mounting point 25% lower than their competitors, making it possible to keep the generation of electricity closer to the point of use. View full post on Wind Power News

New Wind Turbine Design Good for Rural, Urban Environment

Wind power is one of the fastest growing forms of alternative energy in the world. More and more, wind power mills are seen in the countryside, in large wind farms and for the most part, away from city life. But a new form of wind power is now designed to work in an urban environment. […]

How To Design A Wind Turbine And What Are Its Advantages

Wind Turbines are machines which rotate and convert kinetic energy into mechanical or electrical energy. Wind Turbines produce a clean and renewable energy resource which will not deplete like oil, gas and coal based power plants. How to Design a Wind Turbine 1. Measure the Wind Energy available in your target area by measuring the […]