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January 5, 2021

an off-grid floating homestead at one with nature

Off the coast of Tofino, British Columbia, floats a forested, eco-fairyland of greenhouses, ramps, towers and small buildings, most of them painted fuchsia and teal. It’s […]
January 4, 2021

O2 Treehouse to launch treehouse-based hospitality company

Treehouse design and construction company O2 Treehouse is expanding to include large-scale hospitality. The Oakland-based firm is already well-known for its custom, modular treehouses and has […]
January 4, 2021

Scientists discover 503 new species in 2020

A total of 503 new species were discovered by scientists at London’s Natural History Museum in 2020. According to the scientists, the COVID-19 pandemic did not stop the […]
January 4, 2021

Raphael Warnock could prioritize environmental justice in Senate

The January 5 Senate runoff in Georgia pits two very different candidates against each other. There’s incumbent Republican Kelly Loeffler, a pro-Trump business executive. Then there’s […]
January 4, 2021

CRA’s Playscraper stacks 8 tennis courts into a 300-foot-tall skyscraper

Carlo Ratti Associati (CRA) and Italo Rota have unveiled designs for the Playscraper, a Jenga-like skyscraper that stacks together eight tennis courts for a total of […]
January 4, 2021

Sustainable interior design trends for 2021

While 2020 was defined by the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us were grateful for the extra time spent with families inside the home. As 2021 approaches, […]
January 1, 2021

Families turn old police station into sustainable co-housing

Belgian design firm Polygoon Architectuur and Jouri De Pelecijn Architect have brought to life the dream of four local families: a sustainable collaborative housing project that maintains sufficient […]
January 1, 2021

Winthrop Center to be the world’s largest Passive House office building

Boston’s Financial District will soon welcome the groundbreaking Winthrop Center, a year-round, mixed-use gathering space with a suite of impressive eco-friendly credentials. Designed by Handel Architects […]