Articles and researches

November 13, 2020

Modern, energy-efficient office harvests rainwater in Surat

New Delhi-based multidisciplinary firm Urbanscape Architects has recently completed the Sangini House, a mixed-use office space in the Gujarati city of Surat. Designed for flexibility, energy […]
November 12, 2020

French housing project “I Park” has a double-skinned green facade

Located in Montpellier, a historic city near the south of France on the Mediterranean Sea, “I Park” is a housing project with a plant-covered facade that […]
November 12, 2020

McDonald’s introduces McPlant, its first plant-based burger

Now that every major fast food chain on the planet seems to have introduced a vegan option, McDonald’s is finally getting with the times. Want to […]
November 12, 2020

Driving, flying expected to spike after COVID-19 pandemic

Amidst the everlasting pandemic, fewer people yearn to squeeze into closely spaced airline seats or pack into crowded buses. As such, a new survey reveals a […]
November 12, 2020

Intergenerational living community in France upholds passive design principles

Supported by Studio Losa Architects and the Centre Communal d’Action Sociale (CCAS) of Clermont-Ferrand, one of France’s largest social action community centers, Clos des Vignes, is […]
November 12, 2020

3D-printed modular oasis stays naturally cool in Abu Dhabi

Italian firm Barberio Colella Architetti and architect Angelo Figliola have unveiled a futuristic vision for an urban oasis in Abu Dhabi that combines cutting-edge technology with […]
November 11, 2020

Local materials make up a lakeside home tied to nature

On the shore of Lake Simon in the Outaouais region of Québec, Montreal-based architecture firm L’Abri has replaced a family’s cottage with an elegant and modern escape deeply rooted […]
November 11, 2020

Renewable energy grows in 2020 despite pandemic

A report published by the International Energy Agency (IEA) has revealed that renewable energy has defied the coronavirus pandemic to hit new records. Worldwide, renewable electricity […]