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August 10, 2020

Solar-powered Brink Tower is a sustainable solution to Amsterdam’s housing shortage

Dutch architecture firm Mecanoo has won an international competition with the design for the Brink Tower, a new mixed-use skyscraper that will connect Amsterdam’s Van Der […]
August 10, 2020

Green-roofed CLT home opens up to a dreamlike garden in Germany

Near Hannover, Germany, Bremen-based treehouse specialist and architecture practice Baumraum has completed the Green Dwelling, a green-roofed, cross-laminated timber home built to achieve a strong fusion […]
August 7, 2020

FOReT’s accessories marry sustainability with high-fashion

Mining for metals and gems often harms the environment — to say nothing of the leather, ivory regularly used to produce accessories. But who says that […]
August 7, 2020

BP to reduce oil, gas production by 40% to focus on clean energy

London-based energy company BP has announced plans to reduce its oil and gas production by 40% and invest $5 billion dollars into clean energy strategies by […]
August 7, 2020

The states winning the carbon emissions fight may surprise you

For decades, many states have worked to reduce CO2 emissions. Although the federal government has failed to enact official plans, some individual states prioritize policies to […]
August 7, 2020

How to prepare your pets for the end of lockdown

Between nonstop news and social media use, we’re all too familiar with the effects of COVID-19 on humans around the world. But the lives of our […]
August 7, 2020

Self-sufficient “garden-city” skyscraper proposed for NYC

International design practice Lissoni & Partners’ architecture, landscape architecture and masterplanning department Lissoni Casal Ribeiro has unveiled Skylines, a proposal for a futuristic, self-sufficient skyscraper. Developed […]
August 6, 2020

Berkshire Residence targets Passive House standards

Brooklyn-based design studio Of Possible recently completed the Berkshire Residence, a 3,600-square-foot contemporary home that the designers describe as a “marriage of spatial poetry and building […]