Articles and researches

April 14, 2021

Lessons from Schoonschip, Amsterdam’s floating eco-village

How can people live in harmony with global warming and rising water levels? In Amsterdam, a group of forward-thinking people decided to go with the flow. […]
April 14, 2021

Eco-friendly, affordable housing emphasizes walkability in Milan

International design firm Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel (ACPV) has unveiled designs for the Cascina Merlata Lot R7/2, a social housing complex that will function as a […]
April 13, 2021

A solar-ready holiday home disappears into a Czech forest

When Czech architecture firm NEW HOW Architects was asked to design a holiday home in the Ore Mountains, it decided to craft a nature-inspired residence that […]
April 13, 2021

France to ban short domestic flights in favor of trains

After a long debate, the French National Assembly has voted to suspend all domestic flights on routes that can be traveled by direct train in less […]
April 13, 2021

Nepal’s rhino population is on the rise

This year’s National Rhino Count in Nepal showed a promising gain in the odd-toed ungulates. The 2021 numbers are up 16% for a total of 752 […]
April 13, 2021

Charlotte McCurdy, Phillip Lim design carbon-neutral algae sequin dress

Sequins have long been a source of concern for environmentally conscious fashion designers. Made of tiny bits of shiny or translucent plastic, they are a significant […]
April 13, 2021

Virtual Pollinator Park shows a future with — or without — pollinators

What will the world be like once pollinating insects, like the honeybee, are gone? Alternatively, what would happen if we allowed these important creatures to thrive? […]
April 12, 2021

Redevelopment project brings major green space to Tokyo

Set for completion in 2023, the Toranomon-Azabudai Urban Redevelopment Project is a collaboration between urban landscape developer Mori Building Co. and luxury hotel operator Aman. Apart from boasting […]