Showing posts from July, 2015

Design & Inspiration Today : The Power of Fashion

The Power of Fashion! J Summer Fashion Show: A Beacon For Sustainable Energy In Fashion?  By  CONOR O'SULLIVAN on July 24, 2015 at 11:26 AM The world’s first solar powered catwalk – the J Summer Fashion Show 2015 – took place last Friday evening, July 17th, at the Gemasolar plant outside Sevilla in southern Spain.  Jessica Minh Anh  transformed the award-winning  solar  power plant, Gemasolar, into the world’s newest catwalk combing combining art, architecture, culture and fashion in her latest distinct catwalk show. The show was powered by solar panels from the Gemasolar plant generating electricity to light the catwalk and surrounding infrastructure, meaning the show was entirely supported by renewable energy. With a rated electrical power of 19.9 MW in a 185 hectare solar field, the plant’s heat storage system allows the molten salt storage tank to create ind

Riding High • Design & Inspiration Today

Calling all bicyclists of the road & trail… On August 10th it’s all about bikes - trails, security, safety and fun at the HHA Monthly Happy Hour & Meeting  Rolling Forward with Bike Houston ! Everyone is invited for Happy Hour and meet the speakers at 6:30pm Program & Meeting starts at 7pm Historic Heights Fire Station • 12th & Yale Street BikeHouston  -  Government and Community Affairs Manager, Mary Blitzer Captain Larry Satterwhite from the HPD speaking about road safety, and theft deterrents  The Houston Bicycle master plan with the City of Houston together with  Bike Houston, designed by PDI  Heights Bike Rally Chairs Kick-Off  Heights Bike Path Projects from HHA Land Use HHA’s MC for the evening is Dewayne Ross Learn about the Houston Heights Association projects and Parks at the Welcome Table!  SEPTEMBER 14th  It’s Back to School Time in the Heights  hosted by the HHA Education Committee of educators & community in the Heig