Articles and researches

January 20, 2021

Gothenburg, Sweden develops world’s first zero-emissions zone

The Swedish city of Gothenburg is developing the world’s first large-scale zero-emissions city zone. In collaboration with Volvo Cars, Gothenburg’s Green City Zone initiative will be open […]
January 20, 2021

Former prison site to transform into green mixed-use district

In the Copenhagen suburb of Albertslund, the former Vridsløselille prison site will take on new life as an attractive mixed-use district with a strong emphasis on […]
January 20, 2021

Need a bike helmet? ‘Grow It Yourself’ with mycelium

Designers are increasingly turning to alternatives to plastic, and one popular replacement comes from fungus. Experts are experimenting with mycelium for everything from construction materials to […]
January 19, 2021

The Mountain tiny home comes with a skylit cedar shower

Designed and built by CoMak Tiny Homes in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, this tiny home on wheels packs a ton of cool features into a pretty small package. […]
January 19, 2021

Biden expected to cancel Keystone XL project on first day in office

Sources close to the U.S. President-elect Joe Biden indicate that he plans to cancel the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline project on his first day […]
January 19, 2021

US solar panels may be partially produced via slave labor

In his first few months in office, President-elect Joe Biden will need to choose between working with Chinese companies on developing affordable solar energy solutions for […]
January 19, 2021

A new LEED Gold civic center will reinvigorate downtown Long Beach

As part of Long Beach’s largest public-private partnership effort to date, international architecture firm SOM has helped inject new life into the downtown area with the […]
January 19, 2021

Could contraception for pigeons be a humane option for population control?

City-dwellers often complain about pigeons, calling them “rats with wings” and condemning them as noisy, messy, disease-carrying feces machines. But they’re really pretty benign. Much of […]