The boundaries between architecture, design, and handicraft have historically been rigid; each discipline sheltered from the other, when in reality there is much to gain from their coalescence. The Unicum Collection, drawn together by Oliva Sartogo and Lavinia Fuksas, (L.O.S.F)

Like a gambler refusing to admit his addiction, the world today is refusing to address its present plastic crisis. The truth is, we are obsessed with and dependent on plastic: we use it in our packaging, our clothes, our products.

“The New European Bauhaus movement is intended to be a bridge between the world of science and technology and the world of art and culture

We’re not the first to say that 2020 was “quite a year.” The pandemic that altered nearly every facet of our lives, the wildfires burning across the western U.S., waves of social change rising around the globe, and a presidential

Creating meaningful opportunities for nature in our urban environments E.O. Wilson, who did a lot to disseminate biophilia in the USA in the middle of the twentieth century, described biophilia as “the innately emotional affiliation of human beings to other living

Transcendentalist philosophers share the idea that humans and nature are equal forces of the earth that should be living in harmony. Such concepts have long been expressed in writings, from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Henry David Thoreau. In more recent

Editor’s note: This article was first published on the Global Solutions Foundation blog. It has been republished here with the author’s permission. Globally, around 1.6 billion people lack access to adequate housing, and it’s estimated that $11 trillion will be required

The benefits of energy-efficient buildings include substantial savings, energy security, job creation, and health. They also have a lower lifetime cost and higher asset values. That's why we need to mobilize innovative financing solutions for zero carbon building projects. In the

Engineering has always been about building for what lies ahead, creating lasting legacies in the form of extraordinary buildings or resilient infrastructure that can stand for centuries. WSP’s sustainability director David Symons looks at some of the ways the profession

Twenty-eight million children have been driven from their homes by violence and conflict within and across borders since 2016. Children make up about a third of the global population but about half of all refugees. In 2015 the number of

I live in Rural America and have many times before, in numerous states, and can honestly say, I prefer it over the big city and suburban lifestyle. It has a slower pace of life and things that seem so important

The greatest challenge the built environment faces in the coming century cannot be fixed with new energy-neutral buildings. To solve the challenges requires innovation, creativity, and systems thinking. This calls for the need to build infrastructure that actively enhances its

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