Articles and researches

March 20, 2020

Now we know the reason for the narwhal’s tusk | MNN

Known as “the unicorns of the sea,” narwhals are unique for the solitary tusk that protrudes through the tops of their heads. The horn is actually […]
March 20, 2020

The drive-in movie theater may be just the cure for lockdown fatigue | MNN

Storefronts may be shuttered, offices hushed and sidewalks sparsely treaded amid a looming pandemic. But one unlikely beacon is shining a little brighter these days. That […]
March 20, 2020

Are these zero-carbon domes the future of sustainable housing?

When design and architecture start-up Geoship met its $100,000 equity crowdfunding goal in just five days in January 2020, founder and CEO Morgan Bierschenk knew the […]
March 20, 2020

Ibiza home uses passive, bioclimatic systems to reduce energy use

Spain’s idyllic Balearic Islands are an inspiration for artists and architects alike. One Formentera-based architect Marià Castelló has just used Ibiza’s spectacular beauty to craft a […]
March 20, 2020

WOHA to transform polluted swamp into green university

For nearly 50 years, Bangladesh-based nonprofit BRAC has championed change for good, and now the NGO will take its do-gooding a big step forward with the establishment of […]
March 20, 2020

A Brisbane cottage is sustainably updated to gracefully age in place

In Brisbane’s leafy suburb of Paddington, Australian architectural practice Shaun Lockyer Architects has created a contemporary and sustainable addition that provides a striking contrast to the […]
March 20, 2020

Goodyear reCharge tire concept targets sustainability

Goodyear tire company has a history of innovation with products like the living moss tire that cleans the air as you drive and crazy spherical tires. Their newest concept […]
March 19, 2020

The coronavirus is causing a dangerous shortfall in blood donations | MNN

The plea to give blood from clinics in the U.S. is falling on increasingly quarantined ears. The mass closures of schools and workplaces across the country […]