Articles and researches

April 19, 2021

Aztec-inspired eco home sits lightly on the land in Mexico

When Mexico City-based architecture practice Mauricio Ceballos X Architects (MCXA) was asked to design a home in an ancestral place in Malinalco, it immediately knew that […]
April 19, 2021

Dreamy Costa Rican retreat uses a pavilion concept for minimal impact

Tucked into the trees where the rainforest meets the sea, the Sirena House is a Costa Rican retreat that combines separate pavilions to cause less impact […]
April 16, 2021

The Netherlands to ban carbon-emitting delivery vehicles

The Netherlands has launched a plan that will ban all carbon-emitting delivery vehicles in urban areas. The country has started by allowing only zero-emission delivery vehicles […]
April 16, 2021

Living near Superfund sites could shorten life expectancy by 1 year

Millions of Americans are exposed to toxic waste by living close to Superfund sites. There are more than 1,300 Superfund sites in the U.S., and a […]
April 16, 2021

How to get involved in virtual and local Earth Day events

The truth is we can all take steps every day to protect, honor and serve the planet. However, Earth Day, recognized this year on April 22, […]
April 16, 2021

Noa* tucks a 3-star hotel beneath a refurbished barn in Italy

When Network of Architecture (noa*) was asked to expand the traditional South Tyrolean restaurant Schönblick with a new hotel, the firm knew that preserving the site’s […]
April 15, 2021

Green-roofed CABI HQ champions biodiversity and energy efficiency

After 33 years of working in an old drafty building in Oxfordshire, international nonprofit CABI has upgraded to a new low-energy home that combines beautiful design […]
April 15, 2021

New Zealand requires financial firms to prepare climate impact reports

New Zealand has introduced a new law that will require all financial institutions to report the impacts of climate change on their businesses. Companies within the […]