Dutch designer creates a wooden motorcycle powered by algae

An algae-powered wooden motorcycle? The concept isn’t too far out, considering algae has been used to create everything from eco-friendly sneakers to living lamps that absorb CO2. There’s even an entire algae-powered building in Hamburg! Because the use of algae as a fuel is lesser known by the public, Dutch designer Ritsert Mans and scientist Peter Mooij created a wooden motorcycle that uses algae oil for fuel.

The team was interested in showing casing how algae…

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/dutch-designer-creates-a-wooden-motorcycle-powered-by-algae
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