Articles and researches

December 24, 2020

The high environmental cost of popular holiday gifts

As we scramble around gathering up last-minute Christmas gifts, we often worry more about hurting somebody’s feelings if we don’t get them something compared to how […]
December 24, 2020

New Urban Park in Portugal gets eco-conscious renovation

Community gathering spaces for indoor and outdoor use are central to the idea of shared land. As such, parks should be structured to maximize these benefits, […]
December 24, 2020

A 1905 home reborn as greenery-filled office in Mexico City

Mexican architecture firm Gabriel Beas Arquitectura has transformed a 1905 building in the historic Mexico City neighborhood of Colonia San Rafael into Corporativo BNS, a contemporary office space surrounded by […]
December 23, 2020

Abandoned farmhouse becomes sleek, modern eco-home

Imagine walking around Basque Country, strolling past a historic farmhouse. You might see the ruins of an old building with a collapsed roof, but one architectural […]
December 23, 2020

British wind farms have a record-breaking day

Not everybody loves extremely windy days. But if you’re trying to generate more power via wind farms, there’s nothing like a blustery day in the winter. […]
December 23, 2020

Humane Society UK finds top brands selling real fur disguised as faux fur

The Humane Society International (HSI) U.K. has warned shoppers to be wary of purchasing faux fur products online, even from leading brands including Amazon, eBay, Shein […]
December 23, 2020

EXO ONE is a futuristic electric vehicle designed to solve traffic jams

Designer Piotr Czyżewski is well aware of traffic jams and parking issues, so he decided to try to tackle the problem by developing EXO ONE, a […]
December 23, 2020

Green-roofed Øyna hotel blends into a spectacular Nordic landscape

Earlier this year, Norwegian architects Green Advisers AS completed the Øyna hotel — Norway’s “first cultural landscape hotel” with stunning views of the Trondheim fjord. To […]