Articles and researches

October 8, 2020

Couple renovates 1975 Chevy van for minimalist living during pandemic

When Jenna Aldus and Colin Dierker found out that all of their classes were shifting online due to the pandemic, they decided to take full advantage […]
October 7, 2020

Disney World McDonald’s to be first net-zero fast food restaurant

Chicago-based Ross Barney Architects has given the iconic McDonald’s at Walt Disney World Resort a sustainable makeover. This revamp aims to make McDonald’s Disney flagship the first net-zero […]
October 7, 2020

Preparing COVID-19 vaccine could kill half a million sharks

Scientists are racing against time to create a COVID-19 vaccine, but the effects of this venture may cause irreversible harm for sharks. Conservationists estimate that preparing […]
October 7, 2020

Fossil fuel companies denied seismic blasting permit renewals

On October 1, a status conference on seismic litigation ruled in favor of the environment by prohibiting fossil fuel companies from using seismic airguns in offshore […]
October 7, 2020

Miami Beach Convention Center receives a stunning LEED Silver makeover

Global design firm Fentress Architects and Arquitectonia have given the 1950s-era Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC) a sustainable and modern redesign — that has also recently […]
October 7, 2020

Wisdom is replacing plastic with zero-waste school supplies

“Waste is a design flaw.” That’s a quote from a start-up company in California that believes as guardians of the planet, it’s never too soon to […]
October 6, 2020

Architects want to turn the Tiber River banks into a thriving piazza

In its ongoing efforts to introduce imaginative public spaces into cities, New York-based Ballman Khapalova has unveiled a proposal to turn a section of the Tiber […]
October 6, 2020

Climate crisis could turn the Amazon rainforest to savanna

A new study published in the journal Nature Communications indicates that the Amazon rainforest could shift from a closed canopy rainforest to an open savanna due […]