Design at Sealevel


Welcome to Sealevel Special Projects.



MITx: 15.S23x U.Lab:
Transforming Business, Society, and Self

A massive open online course MOOC attracting 28,000 participants learning listening techniques, contemplation, design and rapid prototyping. Might we be able to transition from a predominately egocentric to predominately ecocentric economy that takes into account the wellbeing of the whole?


Genuine Nova Scotia Oatcakes

Genuine Nova Scotia Oatcakes

The legend continues of the humble oatcake with a higher moral purpose: the finest ingredients all sourced locally; zero waste packaging; and basic goodness in every bite! What's not to like? What's not to love!


Coastal Wetlands of the World

Coastal Wetlands of the World: Geology, Ecology, Distribution & Applications

Salt marshes and mangrove forests, the intertidal wetlands of the world’s coastlines, provide key ecological services to all areas of the globe, and are vital sinks and sources in carbon budgets. They are crucial indicators of both modern-day anthropogenic impacts on climate and ecosystems, and paleoecological changes during much of Earth’s history.


Kyle Jackson's Schmidtville (detail)

Kyle Jackson

Kyle has been painting Halifax (among other things) since 1985. It's an impressive body of work over 50 paintings strong – and he's not stopping, rather he's getting to know the city he loves better and better!

Visit Kyle's Online Gallery


Black River Wind Energy

Black River Wind

In late 2012 and 2013 Black River Wind Limited built and now has operating a 3 wind turbine 5600kw combined installation in eastern Nova Scotia and Western Cape Breton Island.

Installation Slide Show


Tibetan Carpets

Tibetan Carpets

It's easy to assert there is no better floor covering. Did you know fine Tibetan Carpets are available right here in Halifax? That heirloom quality rugs that will last for generations are not more expensive than knockoffs of far less quality and that you can purchase in the showroom, online, and also custom design? Visit


Zero Emissions Day

Zero Emissions Day on September 21

The Global 24 hour Moratorium on the use of Fossil Fuels
  1. Don’t use or burn oil or gas or coal.
  2. Minimize (or eliminate) your use of electricity generated by fossil fuels.
  3. Don’t put anyone in harm’s way: All essential and emergency services operate normally.
  4. Do your best, have fun, enjoy the day!