Articles and researches

July 16, 2020

This rammed earth passive house in Japan is shaped like a shell

This small, shell-shaped villa — made using local wood, rammed earth and traditional techniques — is located in the forest of Nagano Prefecture in the center […]
July 16, 2020

Where to find eco-friendly engagement and wedding rings

Your engagement and wedding rings are a symbol of your eternal love and commitment to your spouse. If you’re eco-minded, they should also be a testament […]
July 15, 2020

Futuristic DFAB HOUSE is digitally built with robots and 3D printers

The homes of the future could be built with robots — that is the narrative that DFAB HOUSE, an experimental “house” in Switzerland’s municipality of Dübendorf, […]
July 15, 2020

VegMovies, a new platform for vegan film lovers

Now, people who like to watch animal-focused films will be able to find many choices in one place. A new platform called VegMovies debuted this week, […]
July 15, 2020

World’s tallest hybrid timber building proposed for Sydney

Australian software company Atlassian has tapped New York-based architecture firm SHoP Architects and Australian practice BVN to design its new Sydney headquarters — an approximately 40-story […]
July 15, 2020

Domed, desert eco-dwellings are built of organic papier-mâché

Illinois-based design studio i/thee has teamed up with Los Angeles firm Roundhouse to create Agg Hab — short for Aggregate Habitat — an experimental eco-dwelling built […]
July 15, 2020

New solar farm in Indiana boosts local pollinators

Goodbye, dirty old coal-fired power plant. Hello, sunshine, bees and butterflies. That’s what the folks of Logansport, Indiana are saying as they trade their last coal power plant […]
July 14, 2020

Solar-powered coastal home opens up to views of the Arabian Sea

Mumbai-based architecture firm Architecture BRIO has transformed a decrepit coastal property into a solar-powered luxury home with a strong connection to the outdoors. Because the property […]