Articles and researches

August 28, 2020

Award-winning solar home with spectacular desert views asks $5.35M

On the edge of the Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area, just outside of Las Vegas, an AIA award-winning home has hit the market for $5.35 million. […]
August 28, 2020

Nestlé’s vegan tuna spares fish lives

Over the last few years, veggie burgers have nearly gone mainstream. But Nestlé’s new vegan tuna — aka Sensational Vuna — will be a whole new taste sensation […]
August 28, 2020

Redwoods, condor sanctuary are damaged in California wildfires

The beloved giants of Big Basin Redwoods State Park have been facing massive wildfires in California. Fortunately, many survived, proving how tough and resilient these trees […]
August 28, 2020

7 easy science experiments for kids at home

Many kids will be spending more time learning from home as the school year ramps up during the COVID-19 pandemic. Without the beakers and test tubes […]
August 28, 2020

Community First! provides affordable, permanent micro-housing

Community First! Village in Austin, a 51-acre sustainable development, provides affordable housing to Central Texas’ chronically homeless. McKinney York Architects recently designed two new micro-house concepts inside the […]
August 27, 2020

Guallart Architects unveil winning bid for a self-sufficient community in China

Barcelona-based Guallart Architects has won an international competition for its design of a mixed-use, self-sufficient community in China’s Xiong’an New Area. Presented as a model for […]
August 27, 2020

Painting wind turbines may reduce bird collisions and deaths

A new study published in the journal Ecology and Evolution shows that painting one blade on a wind turbine black may reduce bird deaths at wind […]
August 27, 2020

Norway oil drilling expands to Svalbard

Norway is expanding oil drilling operations farther north into the Arctic. Environmentalists are concerned about the fragile Arctic ecosystem, and campaigners worry relations with Russia will […]