Sydney Opera House: the designs that didn’t make it (thank god)

The Observer has published some fascinating (and, quite frankly, awful) ideas from the 1950s for the Sydney Opera House that thankfully didn’t get built. The one that did was controversial at the time (and still is) but it’s certainly iconic. I can’t imagine Sydney harbour with any of the monstrosities you can see here. Some […]

Seabin – cleaning the ocean one marina at a time

This is a rather clever idea… and really simple. Seabin sucks water in and filters out plastic, fuel and other waste that otherwise floats near the surface. The Seabin project is currently attracting funding via IndieGogo – find out more here.