In the past few years we’ve heard more and more about the dangers of plastic waste. It’s impossible to avoid the fact that plastic endangers our planet, and single use plastics are particularly problematic. Bottled water is an egregious waste

The Circular Economy Club (CEC) will celebrate its inaugural “Circular Cities Week” event from Oct. 28–Nov. 3, 2019. The goal of the event: to push, with a united voice, for the design and implementation of circular economy strategies in cities worldwide.

Today, we are aware of the consequences the traditional food system has on our environment — perhaps indoor farming technologies can help. For a world of 9 billion people by 2050, we have to drastically transform our food supply chain,

Forests are the lungs of our planet. The statistics show gradual deforestation in all countries. According to the FAO report the world’s forest area decreased from 31.6% of the global land area to 30.6%  between 1990 and 2015. But it

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

The krama is one of those traditional pieces of cloth, the tradition in this case being Cambodian, which to its culture represents more than just an ordinary clothing item. Worn by locals of virtually all ages and backgrounds, and applicable to

This article is part of an editorial collaboration with BCorporation. The BCorp Series can be found here. The original publication can be found here. B Corps Help You Vote With Your Dollars and Live Your Values During the Holidays If you inhale deeply this

Article and pictures by Architect Elica Sartogo.    At the Bloomberg Center's Cornell Tech building, by Pritzker Prize architect Thom Mayne, the New York DNA is part of the conceptual project. The outdoor texture has captured the skyline of Manhattan; the panorama is expressed

It is apparent that climate change is spreading across the globe and even though we have known about its science for decades now, action and adaptability have been slow. Scientists and environmentalists have made it clear that the extreme environmental

Jeanette Hägglund is a Swedish photographer who has established herself with her work in portraiture and her ability to manipulate shape and color to produce otherworldly results. She has become well known on Instagram for her skill of capturing the abstract aspects of architecture. Through

Installations that interact with nature and depend on it. By the rays of light, by the breath of the wind. Light that produces energy for plants, and plants that generate light for long exposure photos. Wind that modulates the sounds

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