Green Towers In Malaysia Modeled After Fleet Of Ships

These unusual, onion-shaped towers are designed for Precinct 4, or the Putrajaya waterfront in Malaysia (30 kilometers south of Kuala Kumpur). The design, by Studio Nicoletti Associati, was inspired by ship sails and traditional Islamic architecture.

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Java-Log: Recycled Coffee Grounds

These packaged fireplace logs are made from recycled coffee grounds. The Java-Log, by Robustion Products, is the product of a discovery by engineer Rod Sprules that coffee grounds burn hotter than regular firewood. Java-Logs also emit a faint coffee aroma and create less soot and CO2 emissions. You can find a Java-Log for about $2.50 […]

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