Articles and researches

December 4, 2020

Snøhetta completes BREEAM Excellent, net-positive energy office

Snøhetta, along with partners R8 Property, Skanska and Asplan Viak, has completed its fourth energy-positive building in the Powerhouse portfolio, a series of innovative buildings that […]
December 3, 2020

Treat Fido and Fluffy with these eco-friendly holiday gifts for pets

Our pets constantly give to us, from a morning lick on the forehead to a bedtime purr. They bring out our best, most loving selves, and inspire us […]
December 3, 2020

Singapore is the first country to approve lab-grown meat

For the first time, lab-grown meat has won approval for public consumption — but only in Singapore. San Francisco-based Eat Just has developed what it calls […]
December 3, 2020

New Zealand targets carbon neutrality by 2025 amidst climate emergency

New Zealand has joined 32 other nations in formally acknowledging a climate emergency. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described climate change as “one of the greatest challenges […]
December 3, 2020

Kengo Kuma designs inclusive Ibsen Library to wrap around a park

Kengo Kuma & Associates, Mad Arkitekter and Buro Happold Engineering have won a competition to design the Ibsen Library, a new cultural hub in Skien, Norway, […]
December 3, 2020

TAMassociati envisions a zero-emissions, future-proof urban development

Venice-based architecture firm TAMassociati has teamed up with sa_partners and Franco Giorgetta Landscape Architect to design Porta del Ticino — Urban Living Lab, a future-proof masterplan […]
December 2, 2020

Collective performance in Italy highlights water-related climate change

Last month, more than 30 performers took to Piazza Maggiore in Bologna, Italy to spread a message. The collective performance, called “Displacement,” was dedicated to water-related climate change […]
December 2, 2020

Amazon deforestation reaches a 12-year record

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest has risen to a 12-year high in 2020, according to data released by Inpe, the national space research agency in Brazil. […]