Articles and researches

December 25, 2020

A friendly rescue dog inspired this sustainable home remodel

This property in Lithuania is shared by “the real owner of the area,” a rescue dog named Brownie. According to the architects at Arches, the firm […]
December 25, 2020

Proposed skating rink uses melted ice to sustain wetland habitats

Designed by FaulknerBrowns Architects, the $40 million Lee Valley Ice Centre in London will feature two Olympic-sized ice rinks and use ice from the facility to […]
December 24, 2020

The top 7 amazing tiny homes we’ve seen this year

2020 was certainly one for the history books. But among all of the negativity in the news throughout this past year, there were also plenty of […]
December 24, 2020

Organic and conventional meat production cause equal amounts of emissions

Research published in the journal Nature Communications has revealed that the environmental impact caused by organically farmed meat is equal to that caused by conventionally farmed meat. The […]
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 […]