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January 6, 2020

13 unexpected leap year facts | MNN

About every four years, February gains an extra day. We do this so our calendars don’t get out of whack, but Feb. 29 has also prompted […]
January 6, 2020

Carbon-neutral, prefab complex targets sustainable urbanism for Rijnhaven

In a bid to revitalize the area of Rijnhaven, a Rotterdam port dating back to 1895, Blueroom and Urban Crossovers have designed a proposal for a […]
January 6, 2020

10 unusual ways air pollution harms your health | MNN

We know air pollution is harmful to the environment and our bodies, but we are still learning the depth of the problem. There’s the risk of […]
January 6, 2020

Windwords proposal turns wind turbines into public art

In a bid to clamp down on the NIMBY (“not in my backyard”) opposition to wind farms, international design collective Prototype 2030 has created a two-part […]
January 6, 2020

Dogs join in singing ‘Happy Birthday’ for one lucky grandmother | MNN

If you had any doubts about dogs being the best, watch this unique birthday song performed for a grandmother in Little Elm, Texas. The video above […]
January 6, 2020

UDEM students and Daan Roosegaarde install “Smog-Eating Billboard” in Monterrey

Under the guidance of Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde of Studio Roosegaarde, an interdisciplinary team of students from the University of Monterrey (UDEM) have designed and installed […]
January 6, 2020

How you can help people and animals impacted by Australia’s devastating wildfires | MNN

The wildfires in Australia have been relentless, burning for months. As of early January, more than 14.7 million acres have burned, and the fires continue to […]
January 6, 2020

Energy-efficient affordable housing project opens in South LA

As part of its ongoing effort to house Los Angeles’ homeless, local design practice Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects (LOHA) has transformed a vacant lot in South Los […]