Articles and researches

May 11, 2021

Floating container home in NYC rises and falls with changing sea levels

New York City-based architecture firm Rekstur is tackling the city’s 578 miles of coastal real estate with a floating container home off Rockaway peninsula in Jamaica […]
May 11, 2021

Elegant alpine home celebrates natural timber inside and out

Exposed concrete, wood and glass define the recently completed House R, a stunning nature-focused home that puts a modern twist on rural alpine architecture. Architecture firm Dietrich […]
May 10, 2021

Ephemeral Station provides a solar-powered shelter for large gatherings

Like an extraterrestrial hot air balloon in the middle of Gerlach, Nevada (one of the gateways to the Burning Man festival), Ephemeral Station is a unique […]
May 10, 2021

New report outlines US land and water conservation plan by 2030

A preliminary report to the National Climate Task Force dubbed Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful now breaths life into the ambitious campaign promises made by U.S. President […]
May 10, 2021

Carbon credits market expanding despite challenges

Carbon trading is turning into a lucrative business, with more projects claiming credits. Case in point, a seagrass project off the coast of Virginia that has […]
May 10, 2021

Habits of Waste unveils free app to help you be an imperfect vegan

With the topic of sustainability in every headline these days, many people are feeling guilt, shame, frustration or irritation at the constant pressure to go vegan […]
May 10, 2021

Stantec redesigns NYC’s The Battery to protect it from rising tides

Global design firm Stantec has revealed preliminary designs for the Battery Coastal Resilience Project, a $129 million New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) initiative to […]
May 7, 2021

Winning designs unveiled for the sustainable redesign of Saratov

The southwestern Russian city of Saratov has announced the two winning designs in the Open International Competition for the Best Architectural and Urban Planning Concepts for […]