Articles and researches

February 5, 2021

This home in Vietnam stays cool with a rooftop rainwater sprinkler

Located in Hai Duong, Vietnam, this solar-powered home designed by H&P Architects and completed in 2020 is made of steel, bamboo and locally sourced brick. The […]
February 5, 2021

Used face masks could be repurposed for making roads

A recent study published in the journal Science of The Total Environment has revealed that discarded, single-use face masks could be used to make stronger, cheaper roads. The […]
February 5, 2021

World’s smallest reptile discovered in Madagascar

Lizard lovers will swoon over a newly discovered species of tiny chameleon. Brookesia nana dwells in the Madagascar rainforest and may be the smallest — and […]
February 5, 2021

Medley’s sustainable furniture supports reforestation

Founded by brothers Travis Nagle and Ryan Schultz, Medley Furniture has brought its sustainable agenda a step further via a partnership with the National Forest Foundation. The […]
February 5, 2021

A LEED Gold-targeted office will enhance worker wellbeing

Milan-based firm Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel (ACPV) has unveiled plans for the sustainable renovation of energy company Enel’s historic Rome headquarters. Guided by innovative and sustainable […]
February 4, 2021

Xin Wei Yi Technology Park reduces energy and water demands

Located along the Yangtze River about 6.5 kilometers from Nanjing’s downtown area, the Nanjing Eco Hi-Tech Island will serve as an ecological destination and sustainability resource […]
February 4, 2021

IKEA purchases forested land in Georgia for conservation

The Ingka Group has acquired over 10,800 acres of land in southeastern Georgia to protect it from developments. Ingka is an investment group of the Swedish […]
February 4, 2021

The social cost of carbon could help shape stricter climate policies

On President Joe Biden’s first day in office, he ordered a review of an obscure but important number: the social cost of carbon. According to climate […]