Articles and researches

February 22, 2021

You can make this 3D-printed, bioplastic face shield at home

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many issues of waste into the spotlight, starting with the sheer quantity of petroleum-based personal protective equipment (PPE) used in the […]
February 22, 2021

SoilKit wins recognition through Lowe’s small businesses program

Through the “Making It…With Lowe’s” program, entrepreneurs around the U.S. had the opportunity to showcase their products and innovative ideas. Three winners were picked out of […]
February 22, 2021

Hyperloop desert campus imagines futuristic solar-powered oasis

Begum Aydinoglu of Pada Labs, Mariana Custodio Dos Santos and Juan Carlos Naranjo have been recognized among the 30 finalist teams for their Hyperloop Desert Campus design, […]
February 22, 2021

Shahar Livne turns recycled ocean plastic into Balenciaga jewelry

Award-winning conceptual material designer Shahar Livne collaborated with fashion design company Balenciaga to create a new line of jewelry made from recycled ocean plastic. Inhabitat caught […]
February 19, 2021

Chengdu Tianfu New Town Landscape blends tradition and modern living

International design firm MLA+ has unveiled designs for Chengdu Tianfu New Town Landscape, a proposal for a vibrant landscape corridor, as part of an international design […]
February 19, 2021

Cotoneaster is a “super plant” that can absorb air pollution

Scientists at the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) have found that Cotoneaster franchetii could help absorb pollution on heavily trafficked roads. In a study that compared how […]
February 19, 2021

Volunteers brave winter storm to save cold-stunned sea turtles

While the brutal winter storms across the U.S. are difficult for humans, they also put wildlife at risk, particularly cold-blooded reptiles, like sea turtles. Fortunately, instead […]
February 19, 2021

This chic, wooden electric scooter is carved from chestnut

Imagine a comfortable, fashionable electric scooter made from sustainable materials that doesn’t sacrifice quality. Thanks to a collaboration between designer Mikiya Kobayashi, automotive manufacturer Aisin and […]