Stunning Modern Chapel in South Africa Has Roof that Appears to Take Flight

Set within a serenely expansive vineyard in South Africa, a new modern chapel by Steyn Studio, in collaboration with TV3 Architects, is an impressive piece of religious architecture. Continue reading


Residential Solar: A Buyer’s Market

 This week, residential solar platform Sungevity filed for bankruptcy, adding to the list of troubled companies in the solar industry. The company was touted as having an asset-light model relative to competitors, but never gained significant market share.

Canada’s Giant Spherical Treehouse Hotels Let You Sleep in the Trees

Ever dream of sleeping in a treehouse? Free Spirit Spheres, with their innovative, round treehouse cabins, may be just what you are looking for. Hovering 10 to 14 feet off the ground, these tree globes are tucked into the forest canopy of Vancouver Island. Continue reading

Interview: American Photographer Captures Everyday Life in Cuba, Feels Like He Went Back in Time

In the years following President Obama’s easing of travel restrictions to Cuba, more and more Americans have ventured on educational visits to this once closed off island nation. Recently, commercial director and photographer AJ Bleyer of Advent Films spent 10 days discovering the beauty of Cuba. Continue reading

JinkoSolar, Marubeni Secure PPA for 1,177-MW Solar Plant in Abu Dhabi

JinkoSolar Holding Co. has signed a power purchase agreement in conjunction with Marubeni Corp. and Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Co. (ADWEC) for the Solar PV Independent Power Project located at Sweihan, Abu Dhabi. Continue reading

The Modern Art Connoisseur

Like many of the famed illustrator’s magazine covers, Norman Rockwell’s The Connoisseurhas become a beloved work of art in its own right. Now, thanks to Tumblr, the iconic piece been given the 21st Century treatment; it has been magically transformed into a quirky collection of animated GIFS. Continue reading

‘Garden of Light’ Installation Honors Nurses with 2,100 Illuminated Daffodils

Each March, London is flooded with bright, blooming daffodils. What makes this year’s crop particularly special, however, is that thousands of them have actually been handcrafted for a good cause. Continue reading