Articles and researches

March 9, 2021

MVRDV’s Mission Rock tower breaks ground in San Francisco

Construction has broken ground on an MVRDV-designed building at San Francisco’s Mission Rock, a multi-phase masterplan that will transform nearly 30 acres of asphalt into a […]
March 9, 2021

Minimalist, low-carbon home features local wood and recycled concrete

Rural inspiration meets modern minimalism in Zürich-based Gus Wüstemann Architects‘ recently completed Pavilion House, a barn-inspired gabled home that takes cues from the agricultural typology in […]
March 8, 2021

Flexible prefab cabin wins Volume Zero’s 2020 Tiny House competition

Mumbai-based architecture competition platform Volume Zero has announced the winners of the 2020 Tiny House Architecture Competition, a call for entries that celebrate sustainability and individuality […]
March 8, 2021

Wildfire smoke is more harmful than car exhaust emissions

New research published in the journal Nature Communications has revealed that pollution caused by wildfires is more harmful to humans than than poor air quality caused […]
March 8, 2021

Devastating gold rush in Peruvian Amazon rainforest as seen from space

The Peruvian Amazon is the world’s fourth largest tropical rainforest and an important biodiversity hotspot. But as usual, people are putting financial gain over preserving endemic […]
March 8, 2021

Experimental ILOW to follow the sun’s trajectory for less energy use

International design office Carlo Ratti Associati (CRA) and Bouygues Immobilier have revealed designs for ILOW (pronounced ee-low), an experimental and sustainably minded building that aims to […]
March 8, 2021

Volvo unveils the C40 Recharge electric car

Volvo has just unveiled its second electric vehicle — the C40 Recharge — as part of the Swedish automaker’s global strategy to transition to 100% electric […]
March 8, 2021

Allbirds creates a plant-based leather

Allbirds put its best foot forward when it stepped into the sustainable footwear sphere. Now, the company is going further with the development of a new, […]