Not only are the sustainable Geoship dome homes resistant to natural disasters, they are easily disassembled and relatively cheap to manufacture.
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The dog days of summer linger from early morning until late into the evening, providing plenty of opportunities to play, travel and work in the yard. If you’re focused on making sure those summer activities are earth-friendly, we’ve brainstormed some ideas to get you into the great outdoors without leaving a heavy footprint in your wake.
When designers were asked to create a hospital that lowered a patient’s blood pressure, they used nature as the obvious solution—and it worked.
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Brooks + Scarpa has revitalized a couple of unloved service courtyards and a debris-filled alley into beautiful outdoor gathering spaces.
As demand for air conditioning grows in the developing world, nature-based design could provide climate-friendly alternatives. The Hawa Mahal, a striking five-story palace in Jaipur, India, dates back to 1799, long before the invention of air conditioning. Built for use…
When it comes to plant growth and development, one hormone is responsible for it all: auxin. New research has uncovered a mechanism by which it can affect a plant in a myriad of ways.
The house, which has been handed down three generations, has been updated to meet the needs of the new family while paying homage to historical elements.
Given how dreadful most new housing is these days, this is at least the minimum builders should build and customers should expect.
In New York’s Hudson Valley, a beautiful new beacon for sustainable, net-zero design has taken root.
Mice scurry around while foraging for food, but genetics may be the unseen hand controlling these meandering movements. Researchers are using machine learning to draw links between genetic controls that shape incremental steps of instinctive and learned behaviors.