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June 12, 2020

Instagram data uncovers the world’s top #urbanjungles

Houseplants offer any number of benefits ranging from cleaner air to aesthetic appeal. Indoor plants brighten up a space and bring the natural world indoors, something […]
June 12, 2020

Amazon deforestation increased by 34% in 2019

Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest has continued to be a thorn in the side of efforts to curb global warming. According to data released by Brazil’s […]
June 12, 2020

Pela offers biodegradable phone cases and other zero-waste products

Cell phones have become ubiquitous in the world, with the average phone being replaced every 1.5 to 2 years. Along the way, the plastic cases used […]
June 12, 2020

A puzzle-inspired sliding facade improves this building’s energy efficiency

In the Ballard neighborhood, close to Seattle’s downtown, local architecture firm Graham Baba Architects has completed the Klotski, a mixed-use infill building that emphasizes energy efficiency. […]
June 12, 2020

Czech Republic’s first 3D-printed floating home will take just 48 hours to build

The first 3D-printed house in Czech Republic is scheduled for completion by the end of June 2020. Not only will the project, called Prvok, only take […]
June 11, 2020

This tiny home on wheels features white shiplap walls

The Heritage tiny home by Summit doesn’t sacrifice style for convenience. It features a spacious loft bedroom, a bay window bump out of the living room and a […]
June 11, 2020

3XN’s green-roofed offices to sport an elevated cycling path in Stockholm

Danish architecture firm 3XN has won a design competition for Kvarter 15 (District 15), a new office that will revitalize Stockholm’s Östra Hagastaden neighborhood with eye-catching […]
June 11, 2020

Cool vegan recipes for a hot summer

What makes food summery? Our top summer food picks are lighter than winter meals. They’re unfussy dishes that won’t have you standing inside for hours over […]