Thomas Kostigen shows how to save water not just by turning off the tap, but through discovering “virtual water,” or the water embedded in the products we use every day. By making better decisions about which food, clothes, and household necessities to use, each of us can save thousands of gallons of water—and help avert the water crisis unfolding around the globe.
The following article is taken from Apartment Therapy Re-nest (www.re-nest.com) published on March 23, 2010 John and Melissa’s City Skyline Renovation Name: John and Melissa Location: Manhattan, New York Size: 2,300 sq/ft Years lived in: 1 year, owned Who else lives here: Lia, 8 months When John and Melissa moved into their apartment twenty-four stories [...]
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Put simply, an induction-cooker element (“burner”) is a powerful, high-frequency electromagnet, with the electromagnetism generated by sophisticated electronics in the “element” under the unit’s ceramic surface. When a good-sized piece of magnetic material such as a stainless steel skillet is placed in the magnetic field that the element is generating, the field transfers (“induces”) energy into that metal.
A pioneer of monumental textile installation, Maya Romanoff is noted for his deep knowledge of ancient craft techniques and ability to synthesize environments with the resonant beauty of handmade, utilitarian objects out of materials that range from paper and felt, to mica and glass bead. The guiding force of his artistic career has been to make art that is “ . . . not so much objectified as occupied,” to make art of every day life.