Articles and researches

January 15, 2021

Stefano Boeri Architetti designs prefab COVID-19 vaccination centers for Italy

Stefano Boeri Architetti — the Milan-based architecture firm best known for the Vertical Forest skyscrapers — has partnered with a team of consultants to design and […]
January 14, 2021

Past and future come together at the sustainable Auric Hall

How can architecture serve the needs of culture and civilization? IMK Architects, a pioneer in urban design founded in 1957, answers that question with Auric Hall, […]
January 14, 2021

Drought leaves Istanbul with just 45 days’ worth of water

Turkey’s capital Istanbul could run out of water in the next 45 days if rain does not fall. Other major cities in the country also face […]
January 14, 2021

The European bison population is no longer vulnerable

The European bison’s population has increased sufficiently for it to be removed from IUCN’s list of vulnerable species. Thanks to long-term conservation work, the population has […]
January 14, 2021

A bamboo meditation center overlooks sunset views in Chiang Mai

Locally sourced bamboo and adobe bricks make up the new Meditation Cathedral & Sunset Sala, a cluster of organically shaped buildings on top of a hill […]
January 14, 2021

Adidas Outdoor line furthers brand’s push for sustainability

While many big businesses and brands cause overwhelming environmental problems, Adidas works to clean up its act. In a bold move last January, Adidas acknowledged its […]
January 13, 2021

An autism-friendly hospital emphasizes nature for resiliency and healing

Charleston, South Carolina has raised the bar for inclusive healthcare design with the opening of the new Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Shawn Jenkins Children’s […]
January 13, 2021

2 gorillas at the San Diego Zoo test positive for COVID-19

Two gorillas have tested positive for COVID-19 for the first time since the pandemic started. The gorillas showed symptoms, including coughing, at the San Diego Zoo […]