July 28, 2004 


Signal Box Maps

Victoria, BC: I've always found public maps to be of great benefit when you're navigating unfamiliar ground, but they can be fairly expensive to set up. A group known... [read on...]

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 February 25, 2004 


The Toilet/Sink Combo

Phoenix: Looking for ways to optimize water usage without setting up a costly greywater system? This fabulous toilet attachment not only flushes a super-low 1.5 gallon volume of water,... [read on...]

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 September 03, 2003 


Hungerford Footbridges

London: Responding to the demand for more pedestrian crossings over the River Thames, and the presence of a rather decrepit existing railway crossing, the Hungerford Footbridges kill two birds with... [read on...]

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 August 29, 2003 


Keeping Kids Busy

Near Luxembourg City: While in Luxembourg, we stopped at a huge German hardware store chain (forgot the name) and beheld this brilliant solution to the age old "screaming kids in... [read on...]

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 March 04, 2003 


Utilizing Space Under Freeways

Paris: There is a huge perimeter freeway encircling Paris, and a huge Expo Center at Porte de Versailles right next to it. The designers of one of the halls didn't... [read on...]

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