TAG: Sailing

New Zealand Home With Modern Spaces And 3 Styles

New Zealand Home With Modern Spaces And 3 Styles

Deciding between apartment, house or studio living can be a dilemma. Mitchell & Stout Architects have found a way to incorporate them all – under one roof. This home in Auckland, New Zealand is a unique construction. It is an inclusive design that allows a variety of spaces and can accommodate various living set-ups for families, friends or even renters. It has 3 different buildings that consist of an apartment, main house and a spacious studio. The zones are set up to each be a private quarter and there are also warm, common areas in the home. The interior is an assortment of a somewhat… read more

Rolls-Royce Bets on Sailing Ships for Cargo

Rolls-Royce Bets on Sailing Ships for Cargo

One of the more insidious and invisible aspects to our global economy is its reliance on dirty fuels, such as bunker fuel (fuel oil) and the resultant emissions in order to ship goods around the world. And not only is the fuel getting more expensive, there’s been a push to curb the emissions from these cargo ships by switching to cleaner fuels, so this next move by Rolls-Royce could be the dawn of a new age of shipping. Rolls-Royce partner B9 Shipping Ltd is working to develop a coastal sailing vessel that is capable of carrying 3000 dwt (deadweight tonnage),… read more