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Pam Warhurst: How we can eat our landscapes

Pam Warhurst: How we can eat our landscapes

What should a community do with its unused land? Plant food, of course. With energy and humor, Pam Warhurst tells at the TEDSalon the...
Jessica Green: Good germs make healthy buildings

Jessica Green: Good germs make healthy buildings

Our bodies and homes are covered in microbes -- some good for us, some bad for us, and some just along for the ride....
John Hardy: My green school dream

John Hardy: My green school dream

John Hardy on a tour of the Green School, his off-the-grid school in Bali that teaches kids how to build, garden, create (and get...
Paola Antonelli: Design and the elastic mind

Paola Antonelli: Design and the elastic mind

MOMA design curator Paola Antonelli previews the groundbreaking show "Design and the Elastic Mind" -- full of products and designs that reflect the way...
Olafur Eliasson: Playing with space and light

Olafur Eliasson: Playing with space and light

In the spectacular large-scale projects he's famous for (such as "Waterfalls" in New York harbor), Olafur Eliasson creates art from a palette of space,...
Janine Benyus: Biomimicry in action

Janine Benyus: Biomimicry in action

Janine Benyus has a message for inventors: When solving a design problem, look to nature first. There you'll find inspired designs for making things...
Ross Lovegrove: The power and beauty of organic design

Ross Lovegrove: The power and beauty of organic design

Designer Ross Lovegrove expounds his philosophy of fat-free design and offers insight into several of his extraordinary products, including the Ty Nant water bottle...
An underwater art museum, teeming with life | Jason deCaires Taylor

An underwater art museum, teeming with life | Jason deCaires Taylor

For sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor, the ocean is more than a muse — it's an exhibition space and museum. Taylor creates sculptures of human...
Catarina Mota: Play with smart materials

Catarina Mota: Play with smart materials

Ink that conducts electricity; a window that turns from clear to opaque at the flip of a switch; a jelly that makes music. All...
Stephen Ritz: A teacher growing green in the South Bronx

Stephen Ritz: A teacher growing green in the South Bronx

A whirlwind of energy and ideas, Stephen Ritz is a teacher in New York's tough South Bronx, where he and his kids grow lush...