All in Eco-Friendly Design
Each year, new items come out that make it easier to create homes that consider the environment but are also functional for everyday use.
This article suggests that the benefits of urban green spaces – including parks, woodlands, riverbanks, and gardens – are an essential part of a web of physical and mental well-being.
In this article, we'll focus on ways in which new commercial builds are shirking the status quo, transitioning toward eco-friendly methods of development that will change the nature of planning and construction moving forward.
A building’s primary purpose may be to keep the weather out, but most do such an effective job of this that they also inadvertently deprive us of contact with two key requirements for our well-being and effectiveness: nature and change.
Resource-constrained communities must prioritize critical water infrastructure updates, but they need a smarter solution.
Urban growth will continue to irrevocably change Australia’s unique landscape and the wildlife it supports.
Many people, when they put their home up for sale, want a sure thing — to sell quickly and for the most money possible. You might be thinking, but how do I go about selling my house fast? The answer is simple, go green.
Even though using old structures for new purposes is both good for the environment and preserves a piece of history, there are some particular challenges involved with renovating old buildings into modern spaces.
Today there is growing support for bicycling in many U.S. cities for both commuting and recreation. Research is also showing that urban trees provide many benefits, from absorbing air pollutants to cooling neighborhoods.
It’s becoming increasingly obvious that we need both sustainable and cost-effective housing for those living in urban areas.
Technology plays a vital role in enabling companies to clean up their operations and be more environmentally friendly. Here are five of those possibilities.
The trend of sustainable architecture is happily growing in popularity. While there are many different techniques and designs incorporated in these more eco-friendly facilities, one of the most impactful is the vegetative roof system.
In this article we take a look at the 8 most common biodegradable materials that are forming a more sustainable future for the construction industry.
Out of the estimated 6,633 LEED Platinum buildings in existence today (and undoubtedly many more to come), we've highlighted 10 notable buildings that achieved a LEED certification.
Cities are rapidly becoming the human species’ preferred habitat, with projections showing that over 80 percent of the developed world population will be urban dwellers by 2050.In light of these trends, it is clear that the creation of sustainable urban systems is one of the 21st century’s most crucial challenges.
Designers Pawel Lipinkski and Mateusz Frankowski have considered pushing the boundaries again on what a skyscraper can be and are presenting them as poverty solving entities.
The Royal Horticultural Society and the Landscape Department designed a garden specifically to address the effects of climate change.
Tesla’s Elon Musk has been changing the world for the better, one roof at a time with ‘Steel Pulse’.
In this article we take a look at the top design trends of 2017 that occurred in the categories of architecture, interior design, landscape design, and urban design!