Articles and researches

March 23, 2021

Eco-sensitive architecture helps lift a rural Chinese village out of poverty

In the misty tea terraces of southwest China, Hangzhou-based architecture practice gad · line+ studio has recently completed an eco-sensitive redevelopment project to help a rural […]
March 22, 2021

Magnetic travel capsules made of plastic waste from beach cleanups

Made from recycled, ocean-bound plastic, the Cadence magnetic, refillable containers offer a sustainable, convenient and stylish solution to single-use travel bottles. From shampoo to vitamins and […]
March 22, 2021

Wildfires made air quality worse in 2020, despite lockdowns

Last spring, many environmentalists were cheering about the lockdowns’ side effects, such as reduced air pollution. While cars stayed parked and the air got cleaner for […]
March 22, 2021

Bottom trawling contributes more carbon emissions than air travel

The bottom trawling fishing technique is more harmful to the environment than previously thought, according to a new study. While it has long been known that […]
March 22, 2021

This “quarantine” cabin made of CLT was built in just 5 months

An eco-friendly architectural solution to quarantining during the pandemic has popped up in Barcelona’s Collserola park. A team of students and researchers from the Institute of […]
March 22, 2021

MEAN* proposes 3D-printed concrete majlis for Emirati homes

As part of a design exercise, MEAN* (Middle East Architecture Network) has created three 3D-printed proposals for contemporary majlis, an Arabic architecture term that typically refers […]
March 19, 2021

Award-winning school and community complex achieves Net Zero Emissions

Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the King Open/Cambridge Street Upper Schools and Community Complex recently won a coveted honor in the sustainable design category from the 2020 […]
March 19, 2021

Turning food waste into aviation fuel could greatly reduce emissions

Food waste could be instrumental in producing sustainable aviation fuel, according to a recent study. Greenhouse gases from the aviation industry contribute 12% of transportation emissions […]