Articles and researches

March 24, 2021

19th-century Catalan ruins are revived into a self-sufficient home

Spanish architecture firm Andrea Solé Arquitectura has given new life to the ruins of Can Tomeu, a historic Catalan building from the 1800s that is now […]
March 24, 2021

EconOdome offers versatile, DIY dome home kits

Illinois-based designer and builder Wil Fidroeff has been helping people build their own dome homes for the past 30 years. His company, Faze Change Produx, creates […]
March 23, 2021

LEED-targeted Pirelli 39 features a carbon-absorbing vertical forest in Milan

Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Stefano Boeri Architetti have won an international competition to regenerate Milan’s Porta Nuova Gioia area with the sustainable renovation and expansion […]
March 23, 2021

Florida cracks down on reptile pet trade

Florida’s warm temperatures and lush flora help new residents thrive — but some of those transplants are eating the very ecosystem that’s sustaining them. And we’re […]
March 23, 2021

Scientists raise alarm over the resurgence of murder hornets

Scientists and state agencies are concerned about the resurgence of the murder hornet, a giant flying insect known for its dangerous sting and ability to destroy […]
March 23, 2021

Plexus highlights reuse with this adaptable flat-pack design

You’ve probably been to plenty of festivals, trade fairs and other events where you stopped at booths to sample food, shop for cool items or just […]
March 23, 2021

Eco-sensitive architecture helps lift a rural Chinese village out of poverty

In the misty tea terraces of southwest China, Hangzhou-based architecture practice gad · line+ studio has recently completed an eco-sensitive redevelopment project to help a rural […]
March 22, 2021

Magnetic travel capsules made of plastic waste from beach cleanups

Made from recycled, ocean-bound plastic, the Cadence magnetic, refillable containers offer a sustainable, convenient and stylish solution to single-use travel bottles. From shampoo to vitamins and […]