Articles and researches

April 15, 2021

Barrels of toxic DDT discovered off the coast of California

David Valentine, a marine scientist at the University of California, has discovered barrels of DDT on the ocean floor just 10 miles off the coast of […]
April 15, 2021

BobaWare eliminates single-use plastic from the boba experience

BobaWare is the result of a months-long brainstorm by classmates determined to reduce the waste caused by the production and consumption of boba and bubble tea. […]
April 15, 2021

Residential building from the ’60s gets an energy-efficient remodel

Located in the Italian city of Turin, this residential building from the ’60s has undergone a sustainable renovation with energy-efficient upgrades. Though the new structure is […]
April 14, 2021

Campus building reduces stress from California’s car culture

Brooklyn-based design firm Efficiency Lab for Architecture has recently transformed an existing, three-story commercial office building into the Community Information Center, a marketing center for Avenues: […]
April 14, 2021

Fukushima nuclear power plant to release contaminated water into ocean

Ten years after an earthquake and tsunami caused meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, Japan has announced plans to release contaminated water from the plant […]
April 14, 2021

Global warming driving mass migration of marine life

Marine life is migrating from the equator to the tropics, according to a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study shows […]
April 14, 2021

Lessons from Schoonschip, Amsterdam’s floating eco-village

How can people live in harmony with global warming and rising water levels? In Amsterdam, a group of forward-thinking people decided to go with the flow. […]
April 14, 2021

Eco-friendly, affordable housing emphasizes walkability in Milan

International design firm Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel (ACPV) has unveiled designs for the Cascina Merlata Lot R7/2, a social housing complex that will function as a […]