Tag Archives: Inhabitat

Cycle on Water with Manta5’s Electric Water Bike

Cycle on Water with Manta5’s Electric Water Bike

“New Zealand-based company Manta5 has created a hydrofoil bike that allows cyclists to glide atop water,” writes Lacy Cooke in an article for Inhabitat. Co-founder Guy Howard-Willis “glimpsed New Zealand’s coastline…

Remote Eco-Cabin – A Gorgeous Seaside Getaway

Remote Eco-Cabin – A Gorgeous Seaside Getaway

The Seascape Retreat – a remote cabin on the Banks Peninsula designed by Auckland-based architecture firm Patterson Associates – boasts magnificent views, is built entirely from local materials and is 100% self-sufficient. “The cabin is one…

Jono Williams Invents the Ultimate Man Cave

Jono Williams Invents the Ultimate Man Cave

Plastics engineer and inventor Jono Williams has built possibly the world’s most coveted man cave in Linton. After shooting the breeze one night with his mate Grant Ramsay, a mechatronics engineer, Williams committed to building…

With Light in Mind

With Light in Mind

A design by a group of Victoria University students, inspired by the New Zealand bach, is the first southern hemisphere entry in the international US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition held…

Easy on the eye

Easy on the eye

Auckland’s Eden Park features in green design blog Inhabitat which describes the renovation of the stadium for the 211 World Rugby Cup. “For a century Eden Park has been the epicentre of rugby and…