Articles and researches

April 20, 2021

We need to talk about the environmental impact of marijuana

Happy 420, everyone! Today is April 20, often known as the unofficial holiday when many people celebrate and enjoy their favorite leafy green, marijuana. Whether you […]
April 20, 2021

The winners and losers of 2021’s greenest states report

The personal finance site Wallet Hub has released its greenest states report for 2021, just in time for Earth Day. While the results aren’t shocking — […]
April 20, 2021

Southern NV Water Authority wants to ban ornamental grass

Does a city that went a record 240 days without rainfall in 2020 really need to water ornamental grass? More and more, Las Vegas residents are […]
April 20, 2021

Yerba Buena is a new, green island community in San Francisco Bay

Yerba Buena Island, a ‘secret’ island of parks, open green spaces and beachfront, offers one of the most spectacular views across the San Francisco Bay. The […]
April 20, 2021

Emeco’s Za stools offer a lifetime of sustainable beauty

Emeco’s new line of stools is handcrafted with a sleek, modern design. These handcrafted, beautifully modern stools are guaranteed for life, made with recycled materials and […]
April 19, 2021

Architects give 1890s home a Passive House retrofit

The idea of retrofitting is certainly nothing new, especially for historic buildings. But the Yannell PHIUS+ House project is turning a home built in the 1890s […]
April 19, 2021

World’s whitest paint could be an A/C alternative

Engineers at Purdue University have developed a paint so white that it actually cools surfaces. They hope that the new paint can help fight global warming […]
April 19, 2021

Enter the WWF Observation Cabins competition for a shot at $17K

The Young Architects Competition (YAC) has teamed up with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to launch WWF Observation Cabins, a global competition seeking design proposals for […]