Radical coffee cup design takes aim at plastic lids
November 26, 2019, 2:01 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The paper Unocup ditches plastic in a bid to reduce waste and improve ergonomics.
Busy bats crash into windows due to 'acoustic illusions'
September 11, 2017, 9:52 a.m. by Russell McLendon
A new study reveals how smooth, vertical surfaces can confuse a bat's echolocation abilities.
Architects recognize Virginia's Brock Center for outstanding environmental performance
May 15, 2017, 1:29 p.m. by Ken Edelstein
Building's 'regenerative' design key to net zero energy and waste.
The Living Building Challenge confronts us with a profound question
March 22, 2017, 8:27 a.m. by Ken Edelstein
A different kind of environmental standard for buildings seeks to rebuild our very concept of what a green building should be.
5 solar-powered buildings that will forever change architecture
September 14, 2016, 10:41 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
From Apple's Spaceship HQ to GE's Boston campus, these solar-integrated designs are raising the bar.
Ethical fall fashion inspiration: The comfy edition
September 2, 2014, 2:10 p.m. by Starre Vartan
It will be cooling down soon; here are some soft and relaxed additions to your wardrobe that are made sustainably and with fair labor.
Astonished divers come across a massive jellyfish off the coast of England
16 houseplants that are almost impossible to kill
Rare encounter with piglet squid leaves deep sea explorers at a loss for scientific words
What's the big deal about eating alone?
20 minutes in nature a day is your ticket to feeling better
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