Articles and researches

January 15, 2020

Passive solar community in Brazil combines social justice and sustainability

To empower a marginalized community in Brazil’s Maranhão state, São Paulo-based architecture firm Estudio Flume has completed Castanha de Caju, a new headquarters for a women’s agricultural cooperative […]
January 15, 2020

Why a silent book club is a brilliant idea | MNN

Even introverts need social outings, say the founders of this special kind of book club. ‘We think it’s important to put down our phones and be […]
January 15, 2020

Rolls-Royce unveils prototype for world’s fastest electric plane

Innovation is the name of the game for luxury industry leaders like Rolls-Royce, so it’s no surprise they have a variety of sustainable travel projects in […]
January 15, 2020

Jupiter’s atmosphere is still putting on a show | MNN

Jupiter’s atmosphere is quite simply a work of art. With an atmosphere that best resembles the sun, Jupiter is predominantly made up of hydrogen and helium, […]
January 15, 2020

The low-impact Bridge House hovers over a stream in Los Angeles

Architecture is often heavily influenced by the existing landscape surrounding a structure, but architect Dan Brunn didn’t let the weaving waterways on his Los Angeles property […]
January 15, 2020

Couple turns old van into home-on-wheels for just $1K

IKEA offers an almost infinite amount of space solutions for any type of abode — for one couple looking to convert an old van into a […]
January 15, 2020

4 ways tardigrades are nearly indestructible | MNN

Tardigrades are microscopic animals blessed with two very cool nicknames — the water bear and the moss piglet. They are segmented and reach a maximum length […]
January 15, 2020

Snøhetta to revitalize Midtown Manhattan with vibrant garden

Midtown Manhattan will soon become much greener thanks to New York City Planning Commission’s unanimous approval of Snøhetta’s design for a new privately-owned public space (POPS) […]