Articles and researches

April 15, 2021

Residential building from the ’60s gets an energy-efficient remodel

Located in the Italian city of Turin, this residential building from the ’60s has undergone a sustainable renovation with energy-efficient upgrades. Though the new structure is […]
April 14, 2021

Campus building reduces stress from California’s car culture

Brooklyn-based design firm Efficiency Lab for Architecture has recently transformed an existing, three-story commercial office building into the Community Information Center, a marketing center for Avenues: […]
April 14, 2021

Fukushima nuclear power plant to release contaminated water into ocean

Ten years after an earthquake and tsunami caused meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, Japan has announced plans to release contaminated water from the plant […]
April 14, 2021

Global warming driving mass migration of marine life

Marine life is migrating from the equator to the tropics, according to a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study shows […]
April 14, 2021

Lessons from Schoonschip, Amsterdam’s floating eco-village

How can people live in harmony with global warming and rising water levels? In Amsterdam, a group of forward-thinking people decided to go with the flow. […]
April 14, 2021

Eco-friendly, affordable housing emphasizes walkability in Milan

International design firm Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel (ACPV) has unveiled designs for the Cascina Merlata Lot R7/2, a social housing complex that will function as a […]
April 13, 2021

A solar-ready holiday home disappears into a Czech forest

When Czech architecture firm NEW HOW Architects was asked to design a holiday home in the Ore Mountains, it decided to craft a nature-inspired residence that […]
April 13, 2021

France to ban short domestic flights in favor of trains

After a long debate, the French National Assembly has voted to suspend all domestic flights on routes that can be traveled by direct train in less […]