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July 7, 2021

“This House Never Ends” is a sustainable reno in Melbourne

“This House Never Ends” is a sustainable renovation project located in Melbourne, Australia and designed by Steffen Welsch Architects. The project created additional space in an […]
July 7, 2021

Mattel reveals new Barbie made from recycled ocean-bound plastic

A new collection from toy company Mattel is using Barbie to engage children in supporting a greener future. The Barbie Loves the Ocean line includes three […]
July 6, 2021

An energy-efficient renovation transforms this retro apartment

They say everything old can be new again. This renovation project, dubbed the Campo Alegre Apartment, completely captures that very sentiment. When you see this modern […]
July 6, 2021

Exxon lobbyist’s gaffes expose attempts to block climate policies

Everybody says things in private they wouldn’t want publicly broadcast. But when you’re in a very public role, you need to watch what you say carefully, […]
July 6, 2021

California couple fined $18,000 for destroying Joshua trees

A California-based couple, Jeffrey Walter and Jonetta Nordberg-Walter, face a fine of $18,000 after uprooting 36 Joshua trees to build a new house. The couple was […]
July 6, 2021

A botanic garden to save an endangered Colombian ecosystem

South America is often depicted as a lush landscape full of diverse ecosystems. And once, Colombia was like that. But today, mining, deforestation, extensive cattle ranching […]
July 6, 2021

Sloth’s House offers a large family an escape into nature with minimal impact

Great architectural design melds the needs of the inhabitants with the surrounding landscape. In the case of Casa da Preguiça (Sloth’s House), that means providing an […]
July 5, 2021

Abandoned tramway becomes the playful Precollinear Park

If you’re not familiar with the term, placemaking is an idea that is sliding into the central focus spot when it comes to urban planning. It’s […]