Articles and researches

October 15, 2020

Green-roofed theater in Shenzhen raises the bar for civic architecture

When the Pingshan District government in Shenzhen, China tapped Beijing-based OPEN Architecture to design the district’s first theater, the architects knew immediately that they wanted to […]
October 15, 2020

New solar-powered townhome community opens in Sonoma County

California real estate investment group City Ventures has recently announced the grand opening of Round Barn, a new townhome community that is composed of eco-friendly, solar-powered […]
October 14, 2020

Designer creates 2 new devices to track air quality in China

Pollution. Smog. Dirty air. It’s all around us. Sometimes, you can see the pollution hanging in the air. Pollution is a huge public health problem, especially […]
October 14, 2020

Scientists search for cause of mass marine die-off in Russia

Massive deaths of marine life off of the Russian Pacific Coast have left many scientists baffled. At the beginning of October, thousands of dead sea creatures […]
October 14, 2020

World’s largest Arctic expedition returns with grim news

After 13 months of collecting data, history’s largest Arctic research expedition returned with grim news. “We witnessed how the Arctic Ocean is dying,” mission leader Markus Rex told […]
October 14, 2020

SOM designs a low-carbon waterfront community for Zhuhai

Global design firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) has unveiled designs for Jiuzhou Bay, a new 5.6 million-square-foot mixed-use neighborhood in coastal Zhuhai, which was recently […]
October 14, 2020

LEED Platinum-seeking home in Cincinnati asks $3.25 million

Near the border of Ohio and Kentucky, a stunning sustainable home has hit the market for $3,249,000. Designed by local architect Jose Garcia, the home was […]
October 13, 2020

Vegan apple recipes for fall

October is the heart of apple season, so now is the time to pick or buy fresh apples and get baking. Did you know that apples […]