Articles and researches

May 12, 2020

The lifecycle of a wood pellet | MNN

See how Enviva purchases leftover low-value wood and turns it into a renewable energy source to replace fossil fuels. Sustainable wood pellets power homes and industries […]
May 12, 2020

1973 Airstream is an ‘easy-breezy’ off-grid home with a fold-out deck

Design-build firm Innovative Spaces worked with a client to bring her tiny-home-on-wheels dream to fruition by renovating a 1973 Airstream Tradewind into the Alice Airstream — […]
May 12, 2020

What’s it like when you can’t visualize things? | MNN

There are strong differences in peoples’ visual imagery. While some see everything in great detail in their minds, others see nothing. (Photo: pathdoc/Shutterstock) In his book […]
May 12, 2020

3XN unveils LEED Platinum-seeking Forskaren innovation center in Stockholm

Danish architecture firm 3XN has won a design competition for Forskaren, a new mixed-use innovation center for health and life science companies in Stockholm. Designed to […]
May 12, 2020

Best practices for outdoor exercise during COVID-19

Now that states are starting to ease their lockdowns, outdoorsy and active people are eager to hit the trails or pick up their tennis rackets and […]
May 12, 2020

BBC sports broadcaster who narrates his dogs’ lives in lockdown is branching out | MNN

Some sports are slower. More about the strategy. — Andrew Cotter (@MrAndrewCotter) April 9, 2020 During the coronavirus lockdown, Scottish sports broadcaster Andrew Cotter has […]
May 12, 2020

Sustainable arctic sauna frames views of the midnight sun

In the home of the Northern Lights, Helsinki-based firm Toni Yli-Suvanto Architects has completed the Arctic Sauna Pavilion, a sculptural and sustainable sauna in Lapland. Built with over […]
May 11, 2020

Astronomers create an unprecedented portrait of Jupiter in infrared | MNN

Ever since we first spied Jupiter in the night sky some 400 years ago, we haven’t been able to take our eyes off it. And it’s […]