Articles and researches

February 4, 2021

2022 Asian Games Park in Hangzhou is sustainably designed for legacy use

When New York-based architecture firm Archi-Tectonics won an international design competition to masterplan the Hangzhou Asian Games Park for the 2022 Asian Games — the largest […]
February 4, 2021

Hoefling House achieves near net-zero energy status

Located on a main street in Boulder, Colorado, Hoefling House flaunts craftsmanship while disguising a nearly net-zero existence. While appearing massive to the street-side visitor, the […]
February 3, 2021

Pianca redesigns Calatea Green chair for the circular economy

To celebrate the inauguration of Green Pea, Italy’s first dedicated green retail park, Cristina Celestina of Pianca recently presented Calatea Green, a chair that follows a […]
February 3, 2021

Tasmanian island to be powered by wave energy

In about one month’s time, a remote Tasmanian island will be powered by wave energy. If the test project is successful, King Island residents will enjoy […]
February 3, 2021

Dasgupta Review puts biodiversity in stark economic terms

While humans often feel like the luxuries money can buy enhance their lives, human prosperity has not been good for the planet. Now, a landmark review […]
February 3, 2021

BREEAM-Excellent Le Monde Group HQ by Snøhetta opens in Paris

French media company Le Monde Group has recently welcomed its 1,600 employees into its new headquarters, a striking Snøhetta-designed building that’s not only certified BREEAM Excellent […]
February 3, 2021

Architects design a rooftop nature conservatory in Hong Kong

A design team led by PLandscape and LAAB Architects has brought a rooftop nature conservatory in Hong Kong to life. The Nature Discovery Park will offer […]
February 2, 2021

Filmmaker designs and builds off-grid backcountry cabin for $50k

Tired of the work grind and eager to slow down and live a more sustainable lifestyle, a Canadian filmmaker decided to build an off-grid cabin from […]