Articles and researches

April 27, 2020

Modern farmhouse targets net-zero energy in Vermont

On a hillside meadow in rural Vermont, local architecture firm Birdseye has completed Bank Barn, a new residence that, from afar, might look like any another […]
April 27, 2020

Should you make sourdough starter?

Because the pandemic has ushered in a back-to-the-kitchen movement, social media is filled with gorgeous, professional-looking loaves of sourdough bread. Is it easy to make a […]
April 24, 2020

This is why Zoom meetings are so exhausting | MNN

If you’re feeling a little tired these days, you’re hardly alone. The various fatigues afflicting humanity just keep piling up. There’s climate change fatigue. There’s compassion […]
April 24, 2020

A third of Americans believe in UFOs, but they aren’t all looking for the same thing | MNN

Behind every alleged unidentified flying object sighting, every creepy alien story and every first-contact theory, there’s a person. An earthling who believes a little — or […]
April 24, 2020

Natural materials make up this energy-saving Jakarta home

Architecture firm Atelier Riri has reaped the energy-saving benefits of Indonesia’s tropical climate in their design of the House at Serpong, a climate-responsive suburban house in Jakarta. After […]
April 24, 2020

This luxe, solar-powered, prefab home was completed in 6 months

High-end luxury meets energy efficiency in the Jesolo Lido Pool Villa, a 320-square-meter Venetian villa in the Italian seaside resort of Jesolo. Designed by Milan-based architecture […]
April 24, 2020

How exercise and diet affect coronavirus risk | MNN

How you move and how you eat could have an impact on how your body responds when faced with the coronavirus. Like so many other health […]
April 24, 2020

Grade II listed Victorian home undergoes a green renovation

London-based firm Will Gamble Architects has breathed new life into a dilapidated building in the small village of Gretton, U.K. The complex consisted of a Grade […]