Articles and researches

May 13, 2020

Why the search for life on other planets depends on hydrogen | MNN

Right now, there are more than 4,000 known exoplanets and plenty of other possible planets that need to be assessed. While we’re not going to put […]
May 13, 2020

Moths are the unsung heroes of pollination | MNN

Meet the pollinator that does its best work at night. That’s right. The modest moth. You may have been expecting something a little flashier. A firefly, […]
May 13, 2020

20 miles of Seattle streets will soon close permanently to most cars | MNN

Seattle, a city well-known for its embrace of sustainable transportation initiatives, is moving to permanently close 20 miles of streets to nonessential traffic. The move, expected […]
May 13, 2020

Architects squeeze 2 energy-efficient homes into a narrow infill lot in Toronto

Toronto-based firm baulkultur/ca has unveiled a pair of beautiful homes built into a very narrow infill lot in Toronto. With just 25 feet of width to work […]
May 13, 2020

Eco-friendly Everlasting Forest Pavilion champions circular living in Bangkok

For this year’s Bangkok Design Week, which took place in February 2020, Thai design firm Plural Designs created the Everlasting Forest Pavilion, a temporary, tunnel-like structure […]
May 13, 2020

What is lockdown eating and why am I doing it? | MNN

When the coronavirus crisis firmly took hold in the U.S. in early March, eating habits changed dramatically. For many, cooking meals every day was a whole […]
May 13, 2020

This colorful prefab school was created in only 13 months

When Crossboundaries was tapped to design the Jinlong School, an educational campus with classrooms and dorms in Shenzhen’s newly established Pingshan district, the Beijing-based architecture firm was challenged […]
May 13, 2020

Whimsical, off-grid earthship is made out of reclaimed tires and bottles

It’s not everyday that you get to stay in an earthship, but if you’re able to travel to Ironbank, South Australia in the future, make sure […]