Articles and researches

July 6, 2021

A botanic garden to save an endangered Colombian ecosystem

South America is often depicted as a lush landscape full of diverse ecosystems. And once, Colombia was like that. But today, mining, deforestation, extensive cattle ranching […]
July 6, 2021

Sloth’s House offers a large family an escape into nature with minimal impact

Great architectural design melds the needs of the inhabitants with the surrounding landscape. In the case of Casa da Preguiça (Sloth’s House), that means providing an […]
July 5, 2021

Abandoned tramway becomes the playful Precollinear Park

If you’re not familiar with the term, placemaking is an idea that is sliding into the central focus spot when it comes to urban planning. It’s […]
July 5, 2021

The Garden House is built like a renewable power station

This seemingly small, shingle-covered home in Melbourne, Australia may not look like a sustainable powerhouse, but in reality it is generating 100kwh of energy per day with a […]
July 5, 2021

California teenager invents AI-powered tool for early wildfire detection

The world is indeed lucky when our most brilliant minds choose to work for the common good, rather than chasing money or becoming master criminals. So […]
July 2, 2021

The Toranomon-Azabudai Project puts health before business

The Toranomon-Azabudai Project, a collaboration between several design firms, is a modern urban village built with nature and humans at its core and business on the […]
July 2, 2021

World’s longest wildlife bridge could become reality across Mississippi River

A proposal to repurpose the bridge connecting Iowa and Illinois across the Mississippi River into a national park and wildlife crossing has gained traction. Headed by […]
July 2, 2021

Drones eradicate rat invaders from Galapagos

Visitors to the Galapagos Islands learn about the island’s fragile ecosystem and the need to protect the lives of its endemic animals. But not every animal life is […]