Articles and researches

March 12, 2021

New study predicts 6-month summers by 2100

Schoolkids and surfers might think an endless summer sounds too good to be true. But the world may soon be facing six-month summers with staggering consequences. […]
March 12, 2021

Colorado’s Electric Pass Lodge will be powered entirely by renewable energy

Just 9 miles from downtown Aspen, one of the world’s best ski resorts will soon welcome the Electric Pass Lodge, a luxury residential building that will […]
March 12, 2021

“Carbon-absorbing” vertical forest skyscraper nears completion in Taipei

Paris-based Vincent Callebaut Architectures has revealed new photos of Tao Zhu Yin Yuan, a LEED Gold-certified high-rise slated for completion in the second half of 2021. Located in […]
March 11, 2021

An urban farm tops a LEED Gold-targeted health education tower in Toronto

Global design practice Perkins and Will has raised the bar for sustainable campus design with the award-winning Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex, a Ryerson University facility […]
March 11, 2021

Tesla is building a 100MW battery in Texas

Under the guise of Gambit Energy Storage LLC, a secretive subsidiary of Tesla, a new, 100-megawatt battery is coming to Angleton, Texas. Angleton is located approximately […]
March 11, 2021

UK citizens get the right to repair

Consumers have become accustomed to the idea of planned obsolescence — that the things we buy will deliberately fail sooner rather than later, requiring us to […]
March 11, 2021

Orchard House honors the past while building a brighter future

Many buildings are designed to fit into the natural world around them. Orchard House was built to pay homage to it. Designed by Seattle-based architecture firm Fivedot, […]
March 11, 2021

Companion plants to consider for your spring garden

Like humans, good plant companions bring out the best in each other. Throughout the forest, certain plants need the same resources and will cause competition between […]