Can't be too cool for this school! This floating beauty was built by architecture firm NLÉ for the water community of Makoko, near Lagos, Nigeria. It addresses the community's educational needs and serves as an innovative example for other coastal communities that face climate change and rapid urbanization.
Portal to a brave new world
The tiny capital of Togo, Lomé, is making it big! A member of incubator Woelab used electronic waste to produce a $100 3D printer. The inventor, Kojo Afate Gnikou, has a dream to make Africa count in international markets when it comes to technology. Using this crowdfunding website he was able to fund the development of his fully working wonder machine.
Some of you might think of grannies as lonely old ladies, counting down the last days of their lives. Well think again! The granny of the 21st century is an active, dynamic, spunky old lady who hangs with the hippest.
Pink is the new bad-ass. The Gulabi Gang, a women's movement founded in 2006 in the state of Uttar Pradesh, Northern India, combats domestic violence and calls out oppressive husbands, fathers and brothers. And changing social systems while they are at it.
Right the middle of the hustle and bustle of New York City, a community of residents recycled an old train track to become an oasis of green. Put together with imagination and creativity, The High Line has inspired cities around the world to do the same.