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Cloud-Like Summer Pavilion Graces London

Cloud-Like Summer Pavilion Pops Up in London

Each year, the Serpentine Gallery in London’s Kensington Gardens invites an architect to design a temporary pavilion in the park. The structure will be up all summer, enjoyed by Londoners and tourists, and will be hosting a variety of events through out the summer. This year is the turn of Japanese Sou Fujimoto, a 41-year-old who is the youngest architect to accept one of the world’s most sought after (but unpaid) commissions. Fujimoto’s nebulous design is a gorgeous cloud-like structure made from a network of steel poles that stretch over 350 square meters creating a playful, geometric and translucent structure… read more

World’s Largest Fat-Fuelled Power Station Planned for London

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It costs Thames Water about £1 million per month to clear out blockages in sewers, about half of which are caused by fat being discarded down the drain. But a new initiative will take a bite out of those costs by taking these “fatbergs”, as well as used fat and oil from restaurants, and turning them into energy. According to Thames Water, fat, oil, and grease (FOG) will be collected and fed into what they’re saying will be “the world’s largest fat-fuelled power station” in East London. The fat-fuelled plant is being developed by 20C, and is said to be… read more