Articles and researches

June 26, 2020

Consumer Reports finds high arsenic level in Whole Foods bottled water

New Consumer Reports tests determined that some bottled water manufactured by Whole Foods contains potentially dangerous arsenic levels. Starkey Spring Water, which Whole Foods has been […]
June 26, 2020

This net-zero home is integrated into the slopes of Carmel Valley

Tehama 2 in Carmel-by-the-Sea by Studio Schicketanz is a net-zero home built using reclaimed wood and local stone. We caught up with Mary Ann Schicketanz to […]
June 25, 2020

Parent shares process of making life-size board game from cardboard

Every parent can attest that kids often enjoy playing with the box a gift comes in more than the gift itself, and who’s to blame them? […]
June 25, 2020

This timber home weaves around pine trees for reduced site impact

A cluster of timber boxes make up Haus Koeris, a new eco-friendly home by architecture firm Zeller & Moye. Located near a lake close to Berlin, […]
June 25, 2020

Maggie’s Leeds Centre provides a calming refuge for cancer patients

U.K. charity Maggie’s has expanded its free cancer support system with the completion of Maggie’s Leeds Centre, a gorgeous, nature-inspired respite open for people who have […]
June 25, 2020

Luxury prefab Costa Rican home features dramatic wing-like roof

In a remote jungle on the hilltops of Costa Rica’s Santa Teresa province, San José-based architecture firm Studio Saxe has completed Santiago Hills Villa, a luxury home that […]
June 25, 2020

Scientists support use of reusable containers during COVID-19 pandemic

Since the start of the pandemic, there have been concerns that using reusable containers and bags at grocery stores and cafes could enhance the spread of […]
June 24, 2020

Breathtaking Coral Greenhouse raises environmental awareness for the Great Barrier Reef

Acclaimed British sculptor and marine conservationist Jason deCaires Taylor has recently completed the Coral Greenhouse, his first-ever underwater building and the largest installation at Australia’s newly […]