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January 28, 2020

BREEAM-certified renovation for 70s modernist icon in Amsterdam

MVSA Architects has dramatically breathed new life into Amsterdam’s iconic Rivierstaete — a monolithic 1973 modernist office building on the Amstel — with a sustainable and […]
January 28, 2020

9 quirky facts about the platypus | MNN

It’s possible to run out of adjectives when it comes to describing the platypus. This unique creature, endemic to Australia, has confounded scientists since its discovery. […]
January 28, 2020

Why Australia’s surge of highly venomous spiders isn’t as bad as it sounds | MNN

Rain has recently brought welcome relief to parts of Australia, at least temporarily shrinking historic bushfires that have raged across the continent for months. At the […]
January 28, 2020

Hundreds of Amazon employees risk jobs to protest company’s climate policies

Hundreds of Amazon employees have joined in solidarity, forming the advocacy group Amazon Employees for Climate Justice (AECJ) to protest the company’s climate policies. AECJ seeks […]
January 28, 2020

Church Stone Shelter for hikers is built of recycled materials and timber

In the celebrated nature reserve of Kintulammi, Finland, architect Malin Moisio of Tampere-based architecture studio Arkkitehtitoimisto TILASTO has created the Kirkkokiven laavu — the Church Stone […]
January 28, 2020

Sticky notes offer messages of hope after student scrawls cry for help on bathroom wall | MNN

When teacher Ashley Ferraro was in the girls’ bathroom at her Colorado high school, she noticed a message of despair scribbled on the wall. “Is life […]
January 28, 2020

Former scrapyard is now a site for sustainable, solar-powered homes

Unit One Architects has turned a disused London lot into a row of dwellings with energy-saving features to meet the Level 4 Code for Sustainable Homes. […]
January 28, 2020

Self-sufficient floating office building for GCA will take anchor in Rotterdam

Copenhagen- and Rotterdam-based studio Powerhouse Company has unveiled designs for a unique floating office building to be anchored in the historic Rotterdam port of Rijnhaven. Created […]