Articles and researches

April 22, 2021

Save the Earth IRL by playing Pokémon Go during Sustainability Week

When Pokémon was first introduced in the 1990s, people wouldn’t have expected the fanciful creatures to care about the environment. But the Pocket Monsters, as they’re […]
April 22, 2021

Zibi will turn an industrial site into a thriving, green community

One town square in Ottawa is transforming its industrial beginnings into a new, green future. This square, part of a larger, masterplanned community called Zibi, will […]
April 22, 2021

Oregon State mass timber buildings sequester over 2,000 tons of CO2

Last year, the College of Forestry at Oregon State University welcomed Peavy Hall and the Advanced Wood Products Laboratory (AWP), two new mass timber buildings that […]
April 21, 2021

Forma Atelier conceptualizes modular treehouses near historic French castle

A village of beautifully designed, sustainable modular treehouses lining the grounds outside of a 13th century French castle may sound like the stuff of dreams. But […]
April 21, 2021

Illegal luncheon in Italy included protected birds on the menu

Police recently followed a tip of an illegal gathering near Brescia, Italy. The luncheon included about 20 people, despite COVID-19 restrictions in the region. But upon […]
April 21, 2021

Coal miners union shows support for renewable energy

The United Mine Workers of America has come out in favor of renewable energy, provided that miners can shift to well-paid jobs in that sector. The […]
April 21, 2021

An underground garden filters water in this natural swimming pool

What’s better than having your own backyard swimming pool? How about having a pool that relies on an underground garden to filter the water rather than […]
April 21, 2021

This BREEAM office is a reconstructable wooden “cathedral” to nature

Last year, Triodos Bank welcomed its newest office, a green-roofed circular building that raises the bar for sustainable architecture. Designed by Amsterdam-based firm RAU Architects in […]