Articles and researches

October 7, 2020

Fossil fuel companies denied seismic blasting permit renewals

On October 1, a status conference on seismic litigation ruled in favor of the environment by prohibiting fossil fuel companies from using seismic airguns in offshore […]
October 7, 2020

Miami Beach Convention Center receives a stunning LEED Silver makeover

Global design firm Fentress Architects and Arquitectonia have given the 1950s-era Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC) a sustainable and modern redesign — that has also recently […]
October 7, 2020

Wisdom is replacing plastic with zero-waste school supplies

“Waste is a design flaw.” That’s a quote from a start-up company in California that believes as guardians of the planet, it’s never too soon to […]
October 6, 2020

Architects want to turn the Tiber River banks into a thriving piazza

In its ongoing efforts to introduce imaginative public spaces into cities, New York-based Ballman Khapalova has unveiled a proposal to turn a section of the Tiber […]
October 6, 2020

Climate crisis could turn the Amazon rainforest to savanna

A new study published in the journal Nature Communications indicates that the Amazon rainforest could shift from a closed canopy rainforest to an open savanna due […]
October 6, 2020

Maryland bans single-use foam containers

Last week, Maryland became the first U.S. state to ban single-use foam containers for carryout. Although the legislation banning their use was passed in 2019, it […]
October 6, 2020

Prefab holiday cabins appear to float among misty tea fields in China

Chinese architecture firms Wiki World and Advanced Architecture Lab have designed and built the Mountain & Cloud Cabins, a boutique hotel hidden in the mountains of […]
October 6, 2020

Copyright Cloud HQ is inspired by traditional Guizhou stilt houses

Shanghai HuaDu Architecture & Urban Design Group (HDD) has completed the Chinese Culture (Publishing and Broadcasting) Data Industry (CCDI) project, the first national-level data center in […]