Articles and researches

January 27, 2021

Sneci houseboat leaves no footprint while floating on Lake Tisza

Sneci isn’t your typical summer home, considering it doesn’t even come with a foundation. Then again, a foundation isn’t needed for this floating escape located on […]
January 27, 2021

Wooden canopy in Calgary uses 3D-printed light fixtures

The city of Calgary’s downtown core houses government buildings, museums, arts commons and the City Building Design Lab, a collaborative research satellite for the University of Calgary’s School […]
January 26, 2021

ESUB Tracks is a smart, solar-powered bicycle helmet concept

Germany-based design firm WertelOberfell has teamed up with material scientists, material suppliers, end-users and manufacturers to develop ESUB Tracks, a conceptual design for a smart bicycle helmet powered […]
January 26, 2021

Amazon rainforest is becoming a carbon source due to deforestation

The Amazon rainforest is nearing a tipping point, at which it will be a carbon source rather than a carbon sink. Researchers have predicted that carbon […]
January 26, 2021

Global ice melt is in line with the IPCC worst-case scenario

Ice around the world is now melting at a record rate, according to recent research findings published in the journal The Cryosphere. According to Thomas Slater, lead […]
January 26, 2021

Construction of Europe’s largest vertical farm is underway

The first phase of construction on the new Nordic Harvest vertical farm has been completed after just 6 months of work. Once finished, the facility will […]
January 26, 2021

Green-roofed Casa 23’s porous facade opens and closes to save energy

On the outskirts of the town Villeta in Colombia, Bogotá-based architecture firm Arquitectura en Estudio (aRE) has completed Casa 23, a holiday home that relies on […]
January 25, 2021

Herdade da Ferraria goes from farmhouse to sustainable home

Sustainable living isn’t just about creating new ways to live in harmony with the world. It’s also about finding new ways to use what’s already here. […]