Articles and researches

March 24, 2021

Texas lawsuit fights environmental racism in highway expansion project

Starting in the years after World War II, Black neighborhoods around the U.S. were destroyed and replaced with highways in the name of urban renewal. But […]
March 24, 2021

NOAA predicts drought in the west, flooding in the east

Prepare for more drought in the West and flooding in the East, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association’s spring outlook report. Most of the […]
March 24, 2021

19th-century Catalan ruins are revived into a self-sufficient home

Spanish architecture firm Andrea Solé Arquitectura has given new life to the ruins of Can Tomeu, a historic Catalan building from the 1800s that is now […]
March 24, 2021

EconOdome offers versatile, DIY dome home kits

Illinois-based designer and builder Wil Fidroeff has been helping people build their own dome homes for the past 30 years. His company, Faze Change Produx, creates […]
March 23, 2021

LEED-targeted Pirelli 39 features a carbon-absorbing vertical forest in Milan

Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Stefano Boeri Architetti have won an international competition to regenerate Milan’s Porta Nuova Gioia area with the sustainable renovation and expansion […]
March 23, 2021

Florida cracks down on reptile pet trade

Florida’s warm temperatures and lush flora help new residents thrive — but some of those transplants are eating the very ecosystem that’s sustaining them. And we’re […]
March 23, 2021

Scientists raise alarm over the resurgence of murder hornets

Scientists and state agencies are concerned about the resurgence of the murder hornet, a giant flying insect known for its dangerous sting and ability to destroy […]
March 23, 2021

Plexus highlights reuse with this adaptable flat-pack design

You’ve probably been to plenty of festivals, trade fairs and other events where you stopped at booths to sample food, shop for cool items or just […]