Articles and researches

March 22, 2020

Tips from an introvert on how to enjoy being alone during coronavirus | MNN

As a kid, I preferred reading books, spending time with my dogs, riding my bike or being off in the woods by myself. I liked seeing […]
March 21, 2020

Meet Lauren Killian, Enviva sustainability forester | MNN

Take a walk in the woods with Killian, who promotes forest health and stewardship and helps private landowners manage their forests. According to the U.S. Census […]
March 20, 2020

Now we know the reason for the narwhal’s tusk | MNN

Known as “the unicorns of the sea,” narwhals are unique for the solitary tusk that protrudes through the tops of their heads. The horn is actually […]
March 20, 2020

The drive-in movie theater may be just the cure for lockdown fatigue | MNN

Storefronts may be shuttered, offices hushed and sidewalks sparsely treaded amid a looming pandemic. But one unlikely beacon is shining a little brighter these days. That […]
March 20, 2020

Are these zero-carbon domes the future of sustainable housing?

When design and architecture start-up Geoship met its $100,000 equity crowdfunding goal in just five days in January 2020, founder and CEO Morgan Bierschenk knew the […]
March 20, 2020

Ibiza home uses passive, bioclimatic systems to reduce energy use

Spain’s idyllic Balearic Islands are an inspiration for artists and architects alike. One Formentera-based architect Marià Castelló has just used Ibiza’s spectacular beauty to craft a […]
March 20, 2020

WOHA to transform polluted swamp into green university

For nearly 50 years, Bangladesh-based nonprofit BRAC has championed change for good, and now the NGO will take its do-gooding a big step forward with the establishment of […]
March 20, 2020

A Brisbane cottage is sustainably updated to gracefully age in place

In Brisbane’s leafy suburb of Paddington, Australian architectural practice Shaun Lockyer Architects has created a contemporary and sustainable addition that provides a striking contrast to the […]