Articles and researches

December 10, 2020

New York state divests from fossil fuels in historic move

The retirement contributions of New York state workers will no longer be invested in fossil fuels. The state announced Wednesday that it is removing oil and […]
December 10, 2020

an adaptable, timber model for low-carbon urban housing

In an effort to bring down carbon emissions and streamline the building of cost-effective urban housing, Boston-based AEC technology company Generate is focused on revolutionizing the […]
December 10, 2020

Vegan Hanukkah recipes that everyone will enjoy

Like most holidays, food is an integral part of Hanukkah. But as is often the case at holiday celebrations, it’s easy for vegans to feel left […]
December 9, 2020

Giant bamboo arches shield Haduwa Arts & Culture Institute from the sun

Along the Atlantic coast of Ghana’s Central Region in Apam, Vienna-based, trans-disciplinary lab [applied] Foreign Affairs has designed and erected a giant bamboo dome for the […]
December 9, 2020

London tree rental service solves a Christmas quandary

People who like to decorate their houses for Christmas often face a tree dilemma: should they buy an artificial, plastic tree or a real, dead one? […]
December 9, 2020

House passes Big Cat Public Safety Act

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a landmark legislation that will see big cats protected from human mistreatment. The Big Cat Public Safety Act (BCPSA) prohibits individuals […]
December 9, 2020

Outdoor adventures in Hot Springs, Arkansas

If you look at an aerial view of Hot Springs, Arkansas, you see a few rows of buildings squeezed in between wild, green mountains. This resort […]
December 9, 2020

Modernist Bata shoe factory transforms into geothermal-powered homes

Toronto-based design firm Quadrangle has fulfilled a long-held dream of the late Sonja Bata of Bata Shoes fame with the transformation of the decommissioned Bata Shoe […]