Articles and researches

February 22, 2021

Shahar Livne turns recycled ocean plastic into Balenciaga jewelry

Award-winning conceptual material designer Shahar Livne collaborated with fashion design company Balenciaga to create a new line of jewelry made from recycled ocean plastic. Inhabitat caught […]
February 19, 2021

Chengdu Tianfu New Town Landscape blends tradition and modern living

International design firm MLA+ has unveiled designs for Chengdu Tianfu New Town Landscape, a proposal for a vibrant landscape corridor, as part of an international design […]
February 19, 2021

Cotoneaster is a “super plant” that can absorb air pollution

Scientists at the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) have found that Cotoneaster franchetii could help absorb pollution on heavily trafficked roads. In a study that compared how […]
February 19, 2021

Volunteers brave winter storm to save cold-stunned sea turtles

While the brutal winter storms across the U.S. are difficult for humans, they also put wildlife at risk, particularly cold-blooded reptiles, like sea turtles. Fortunately, instead […]
February 19, 2021

This chic, wooden electric scooter is carved from chestnut

Imagine a comfortable, fashionable electric scooter made from sustainable materials that doesn’t sacrifice quality. Thanks to a collaboration between designer Mikiya Kobayashi, automotive manufacturer Aisin and […]
February 19, 2021

Solar-powered Mukilteo Multimodal Terminal celebrates native culture

Late last year, the state of Washington welcomed its first new ferry terminal in 40 years — the Mukilteo Multimodal Terminal, a contemporary transit building that […]
February 18, 2021

Foldable prefab cabin offers endless possibilities

Latvian startup Brette Haus has created an incredibly versatile tiny cabin that can unfold and be installed within only three hours. These foldable prefab cabins are […]
February 18, 2021

Tourists could spread COVID-19 to gorillas in East Africa

A study by researchers at Oxford Brookes University shows that tourists may be spreading COVID-19 to gorillas in the wild. The study was carried out through […]