Articles and researches

May 8, 2020

Portland welcomes first Living Building Challenge project

Pacific Northwest architecture firm Mahlum has made history with the certification of its new architecture studio as Portland’s first Living Building Challenge (LBC) project. As an LBC-certified workspace, […]
May 7, 2020

Elevated, green-roofed cabin minimizes impact on mountain in Norway

Designed by San Francisco- and Oslo-based firm Mork-Ulnes Architects, the Skigard Hytte Cabin in Norway features various openings on each side that allow the architects, who […]
May 7, 2020

WĀKE LifeProof phone cases use recycled ocean-bound waste

In an effort to find a balance between protecting the significant investment in our cellular devices and protecting the planet, LifeProof has developed a phone case […]
May 7, 2020

Will this pandemic teach us to be frugal? | MNN

Around dinnertime each day, my husband and I make our way to the kitchen from our respective home offices and stare at a relatively full refrigerator. […]
May 7, 2020

Invasive “murder hornets” arrive in US, threaten honeybees

If you’ve been itching to get back to the outside world, two words might make you think again: murder hornets. For the first time, these gigantic, […]
May 7, 2020

20 uses for leftover fruit and vegetable peels | MNN

Don’t throw your kitchen scraps away; put them to work. The outer skins of fruit and vegetables are filled with flavor and vitamins, and most often […]
May 7, 2020

Superblock of Sant Antoni reclaims Barcelona streets for pedestrians

As part of Barcelona’s efforts to reclaim its car-congested streets for pedestrians, the city has tapped architects to create “superblocks” — groups of streets transformed into […]
May 7, 2020

Lost Apple Project hunts for vintage varieties | MNN

We’re familiar with deer hunters, truffle hunters and house hunters, but two retirees in the Pacific Northwest have found something else to track: vintage apples. In […]