Category: Green Echo™

Imitating a natural design: “If it has a basis in nature, it just makes sense.”™

What Is Biophilia?

What Is Biophilia?

Green Echo™ is such an interesting wave to me, but at first glance, one could dismiss it as fancy art or science projects. Well, I came a cross a fine example of Green Echo™,...

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Natural Tech

Here are two examples of bringing a bit of nature into your tech filled life.  There are hundreds, if not thousands, of iPod, iPhone and iPad docking stations offering all kinds of features.  I’ve...

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Leafy Looking Electricity

Big solar panels can be so, well…let’s just say it, ugly. The Solar Ivy “leaves” you see in the below photo, by comparison, are more beautiful and a much more pleasing fit with the environment. They’re also cheaper to produce than the huge flat, colorless panels, cheaper to replace, and have the same kind of potential to cut down your cost of electricity.

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Arborsmithing has given way to ‘Biotecture’

For those who haven’t ever stumbled across arborsmithing (or ‘tree shaping’), it’s essentially “the craft of cultivating and training perennial woody plants to grow into ornamental shapes and useful implements.” That means you shape trees naturally, over time, into things like chairs, ornaments and bridges

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The Nature Cure

Depression is up. Connection with nature is down. This modern schism is being reconnected by something called eco-therapy. People spend so much time in their heads doing email, texting, iPodding and iPhoning, it’s no wonder they feel cut off from the earthy, foundational feelings that come from interacting with nature and all the benefits that entails.