Articles and researches

May 28, 2020

Neonicotinoids: What gardeners need to know | MNN

There has been a lot of buzz in recent years about a group of chemicals known as “neonicotinoids.” These pesticides affect the central nervous systems of […]
May 28, 2020

UNStudio to transform Gyeongdo Island into a sustainable tourism destination

UNStudio has unveiled a masterplan to transform South Korea’s Gyeongdo Island into a new, 470,000-square-meter leisure destination that puts the spotlight on nature. The design celebrates […]
May 27, 2020

Airy Santa Monica Canyon home embraces views of nature and art

Reclaimed materials, a world-class art collection and an indoor/outdoor lifestyle combine in this recently completed Los Angeles residence designed by Santa Monica-based firm Conner + Perry Architects. […]
May 27, 2020

Babies like it when you imitate them | MNN

A baby smiles and laughs. You smile and laugh right back. The baby pounds his tiny, curled-up fist on the table. You mirror his action, lightly […]
May 27, 2020

Italy’s Relaunch Decree helps homeowners install solar photovoltaic systems for free

Italy has been hit hard by COVID-19 and is attempting to jump-start its economy through the Relaunch Decree, a revitalization package of 55 billion euros ($60 […]
May 27, 2020

The heat waves that powered the Dust Bowl are now more than twice as likely to happen again | MNN

They were called “black blizzards” and “black rollers,” towering billows of dust rising thousands of feet high that became ominous symbols of the catastrophic Dust Bowl […]
May 27, 2020

An abandoned Chinese village is reborn as an interactive art destination

With 1 billion people estimated to be living in Chinese cities in 2050, China is seeing hundreds of thousands of its rural villages abandoned. In a […]
May 27, 2020

Green-roofed villa blends into a Costa Rican jungle landscape

Hidden in the lush mountains of Costa Rica is Atelier Villa, a green-roofed residence that Czech architecture firm Formafatal created as part of the boutique retreat […]