The Daily Blend for Friday, August 30, 2013

The Daily Blend for Friday, August 30, 2013

Winner of the INDEX: Award 2013, this life-saving “smart” highway can charge electric vehicles on the go. (Inhabitat)




  • Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates and BIG architects unveil their new designs for Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6. (Curbed NY)

  • Speaking of MVVA, here’s a cool time-lapse of their team setting up a massive site model for ‘A Gathering Place for Tulsa.’ (Youtube)


  • ASLA’s Jared Green explains what we should expect from New York’s Queensway Park. (The Dirt)





  • Talk about hidden depths. Scientists have discovered a massive canyon–twice as long as the Grand Canyon–beneath the Greenland ice sheet. (NPR)


  • What if a cocktail could help build the world’s first underground park? (Inhabitat)


  • Giving kids bicycles is a low-tech and fun way to effectively reduce drop-out rates in India. (The Atlantic)

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