Physical geography

Automotive Airbnb's Navigation Tool Helps Travelers Locate Off-Trail Stays

Geocoding system What3words is teaming up with Airbnb to help its customers hunt down unique or hidden lodges not easily found through other navigation services, like a tent in a Mongolian forest

Cafe & Restaurant Subway Appeals To Customers With Weather-Appropriate Ads

Using an AI-powered tool from IBM, the sandwich chain boosted sales over 30% by enabling advertisements that change in accordance with weather, accounting for climate-related appetite vicissitudes

Brand Activation & Immersion Denny's Mobile Diner Brings Aid To Hurricane Florence Victims

The vehicle, which contains a fully-functional diner and was previous deployed during California wildfires, serves free food to the victims of natural disasters

Design Pop-Up Swimming Pools Convert Urban Areas Into Water Playgrounds

The initiative, created by an organization called Pool Is Cool, is dedicated to providing the residents of Brussels, Belgium with public swimming spaces

Delivery & Logistics Climate-Positive Menu Cuts Out Carbon Emissions From Production

Not satisfied with simply going carbon neutral, Swedish chain Max Burgers was able offset 110% of its emissions for climate-conscious customers

Advertising McDonald's Presents Weather News As Menu Emojis

Digital billboards give live forecast updates as burgers and fries

Advertising Social Campaign Reveals What Nature Could Look Like Without Human Damage

The World Wildlife Fund enhanced photos from nine travel influencers, removing trash or deforestation to drive home a point about the ravages of modernity

Installation Has Guests Breathe The Air Pollution Of Different Cities

Artist Michael Pinsky is using the visceral experience to wake people up to the problem of air pollution

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket New Post-It Notes Are Designed To Handle Extreme Conditions

The new product from 3M, aimed at work environments like restaurants and construction, has proved able to weather even the winds and rains of a hurricane

Fashion & Apparel Customers Can Test Their Gear In Woolrich's Extreme Weather Room

The brand's flagship shop in Milan lets shoppers try its outerwear in freezing temperatures

Technology These Designers Want To Spark A New Maker's Revolution With Algae Plastic

A pair of Dutch designers imagine a world that produces negative emissions, starting with algae plastic for 3D printing

Design Radically Redesigned Garage Could Help Solve Overcrowding In Cities

This parking garage remains underground until the city experiences heavy rainfall, causing it to rise up from the ground to create a reservoir

Food & Beverage Brewery Designed Beer To Remind Leaders To Prioritize Climate Change

Brewdog released a new beer, directed at the White House, to highlight the importance of acknowledging climate change

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Europe's First Underwater Restaurant Functions As Marine Research Center

Snøhetta's creation offers a view of the seabed through the changing seasons