How Algae Could Change The Fossil Fuel Industry

Great strides have been made in recent years towards using renewable sources of energy, like electric vehicles, solar panels, wind energy and even algae. It might seem surprising, but algae is one of the most powerful sources of energy we have access to on Earth. When dried algae is ground into a powder and refined, oil can be extracted from it. The result is nearly identical to traditional gasoline, but with far more benefits. Dave Hazlebeck, CEO of Global Algae Innovations, gave Seeker a tour of his algae farm in Kauai, Hawaii, and explained how his company is revolutionizing sustainable energy. "The fuel that we're producing is exactly the same in terms of performance as gasoline or diesel or jet, it's just a lot cleaner. I think the big difference is (more…)

Mark Wilson MCIAT on Architectural Technology

I recently underwent a digital distance interview with Philadelphia University College of Architecture and the Built Environment, the results of which they have allowed me to publish below. They gave me the opportunity to talk about my career in the construction industry, and make some important references to my passion for my profession Architectural Technology. What’s one... Read more »

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World’s 4 Most Expensive Megaprojects

A megaproject can be considered as zeniths of human accomplishment with the hint of innovations and new techniques. Megaprojects are something that simply doesn’t have any shortcuts. These ambitious projects involve huge money and are futuristic in nature. The builders often have to embrace the unknown that is often filled with risks and also cost... Read more »

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Planning a New Home? Add That Extra Touch with Ethereal Gardenscapes

When planning a new home, probably the last thing on your mind is the lawn and garden. You found a builder who will let you pick and choose design features in the home, but when it comes to the lawn, most builders plant grass and add a few small shrubs near the home more for... Read more »

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What do garden villages mean for the UK housing sector

Soon, the UK will be home to at least 17 new garden towns and villages. These are settlements built on brownfield land away from established communities and are predicted by experts to significantly improve the state of the country’s housing industry, which is under considerable strain. But what exactly are garden villages and how will... Read more »

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