Articles and researches

May 5, 2020

Modern net-zero home sits in harmony with its woodland surroundings

Chapel Hill-based firm Arielle Condoret Schechter is known for its commitment to building sustainable homes that don’t sacrifice elegance or comfort. The company’s latest work includes […]
May 4, 2020

Black holes power some of the brightest objects in the universe, so why is ours so calm? | MNN

Despite their reputation as all-consuming voids of darkness, it might come as a surprise to learn that black holes are responsible for the brightest known phenomena […]
May 4, 2020

Even 400,000 years ago, the loss of animal species took a toll on humans | MNN

When animals go extinct, humans pay a price in more ways than one. In fact, research published recently in the journal Time and Mind, suggests even […]
May 4, 2020

Red brick firehouse in Belgium runs on solar power

Rotterdam-based studio Happel Cornelisse Verhoeven has built a charming new firehouse for Wilrijk, Belgium. The firehouse is clad in bright red bricks that stand out thanks […]
May 4, 2020

Whimsical guesthouse uses prefab timber and corten steel

Belgian firm Atelier Vens Vanbelle has created a stunning guest home for a client who works in the film industry. Located in the Uitbergen region of East Flanders, […]
May 4, 2020

Llama antibodies could help treat COVID-19 | MNN

A llama named Winter is part of a team fighting to find a treatment for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Antibodies made by […]
May 4, 2020

UNStudio installs new energy-generating facade for solar producer Hanwha’s HQ

UNStudio has completed renovations of the Hanwha headquarters in Seoul — all without disrupting the building’s normal business operations. The impressive feat was achieved thanks to […]
May 4, 2020

The Culp tiny home boasts a walk-in hot tub

From climbing walls to a roaming music studio, we’ve seen a lot of ingenious tiny house features over the years. But this tiny home on wheels […]