Articles and researches

March 17, 2021

Maidla Nature Resort is a micro-hotel on stilts in Estonia

Located next to a woodland swamp at Rapla, Estonia and raised on 7-meter-high stilts, Maidla Nature Resort is a tiny treehouse-style retreat for just one or […]
March 17, 2021

Virginia bans cosmetic testing on animals

Starting January 1, 2022, the state of Virginia will no longer allow animal testing or the sale of cosmetics tested on animals. Thanks to Virginia Governor […]
March 17, 2021

Philadelphia skyline to go dim in favor of migrating birds

Starting April 1, the skies of Philadelphia will stop shining so bright, all for a good cause. The Lights Out Philly program is an initiative that […]
March 17, 2021

solar-powered, LED lamp collects sunlight for use at night

A recently launched Kickstarter campaign shines light on everyday possibilities for solar technology. Sunne is a smart light that combines the sustainable aspects of solar power […]
March 17, 2021

LEED Gold-certified WE3 shows off its skin at Silicon Beach

In the rapidly developing area of West Los Angeles known as “Silicon Beach,” local architecture firm SPF:architects has recently completed WE3 at Water’s Edge, a 160,000-square-foot […]
March 16, 2021

Reclaimed timber makes up this tranquil nature retreat in Vietnam

Vietnamese architecture firm SILAA has recently completed the Hachi Lily House, a nature-inspired retreat tucked into a pomelo tree-filled village near the city of Hue. The clients are […]
March 16, 2021

Thinking Huts and Studio Mortazavi plan a 3D-printed school in Madagascar

International architectural firm Studio Mortazavi has teamed up with Colorado-based nonprofit Thinking Huts to propose designs for the world’s first 3D-printed school to be located in […]
March 16, 2021

Sandstorms and pollution create hazardous air quality in Beijing

On Monday, citizens of Beijing woke up to an orange sky, with the air quality recorded as hazardous. As the commuters woke up to carry on […]