Articles and researches

August 31, 2021

The Cup Hero separates coffee pods for recycling and composting

We’ve written about the problems with single-use coffee pods before — a majority of these little capsules end up in landfills and contribute to the world’s growing plastic […]
August 31, 2021

A courtyard is the center of this energy efficient home

Wind and Wellington, New Zealand go hand in hand. Finding an outdoor space with an escape from the constant wind became the primary goal when Spacecraft […]
August 30, 2021

This university student built her own wooden e-bike, Electraply

The e-bike industry is exploding around the world as people adopt the idea of an environmentally-friendly alternative for the daily commute and a way to enjoy the outdoors. […]
August 30, 2021

Evacuations ordered as Caldor Fire moves toward Lake Tahoe

Over the weekend, evacuation warnings were issued to the residents of South Lake Tahoe as the Caldor Fire advanced. Additional evacuation orders now include El Dorado […]
August 30, 2021

England plans single-use plastic ban

England has announced a planned ban on polystyrene cups and single-use plastic cutlery and plates. But frustrated activists say the government is moving way too slowly. […]
August 30, 2021

Passive design keeps House Under Shadows cool and near net-zero

House Under Shadows is actually two houses, connected through passive design elements to provide efficient space for two families in a sustainable way. The structure is located in […]
August 30, 2021

Apply to live in a 3D-printed Mars dwelling right here on Earth

Do you want to live on Mars? There have been books and movies about what it might be like, but now there’s a Mars replication right […]
August 27, 2021

Cottage Rock tiny home nurtures healthy living and nature

The project began with a client brief by rock-climber enthusiasts who wanted to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life in favor of a simple, […]