Articles and researches

March 4, 2020

ciguë creates a hotel room of the future that emphasizes water recycling

For the Hôtel Métropole exhibition at the Pavillon de l’Arsenal, Parisian design collective ciguë recently showcased “Une chambre pour demain” (A Room for Tomorrow), an experimental […]
March 4, 2020

Pets are being abandoned in China because of the coronavirus lockdown | MNN

People aren’t the only victims of the coronavirus making its way around the globe. In China, where the outbreak started, thousands of homeless pets wander the […]
March 4, 2020

KALO’s PVC Bench was made using plastic waste and wood scraps

This stylish piece of minimalist furniture is made out of recycled materials and fit for two. The special project was designed and constructed by the multiple […]
March 4, 2020

How to discuss climate change with your uncle | MNN

Most people know better than to bring up politics, religion or climatology in polite company. It’s a recipe for arguments, or at least for awkwardness. But […]
March 4, 2020

Solar-powered home embraces tree canopy views in all directions

In the coastal township of Barwon Heads, Australian architecture firm Peter Winkler Architects has completed the Green Velvet House, a family’s solar-powered home that sensitively responds […]
March 4, 2020

Rescue dogs find help in unlikely places | MNN

It used to be that lost dogs or those needing new homes didn’t have all that many resources. Good Samaritans put up flyers on telephone poles […]
March 3, 2020

‘Blood snow’ invades the Antarctic | MNN

Aristotle called it “watermelon snow,” and some scientists call it “raspberry snow” but first impressions give way to something more macabre than these innocent nods to […]
March 3, 2020

Powerbarn is a bioenergy plant offering power to 84,000 families

In the rural commune of Russi in northeast Italy, Italian architecture firm Giovanni Vaccarini Architetti has converted an industrial zone once used for sugar production into […]