Biostone: Greener Cement Made from Sand, Bacteria and Urine

It is a commonly known fact that production of cement is a process, which can cause severe damage to the environment, mainly due to...

WaterNest Floating Renewable House Now for Sale

A new abode is available for people who want to be environmentally friendly, but still want to live luxuriously. The WaterNest 100 is a floating...

Architects Dream Rebuilding Notre Dame as an Ecological Greenhouse

A group of French architects presented a green project for the cathedral restoration. They plan to add plants, trees and even an apiary on...

Bio-Material Made of Hemp Absorbs Pollutants and Improves Insulation

It has become very clear by now that the construction industry is among the most polluting sectors of the economy, yet society cannot do...

Building Made of Bio-concrete Heals Its Own Cracks

Self-healing cement, made entirely of bacteria, is now out of the lab and in the walls of the first building that can repair cracks...

Tesla’s Gigafactory, World’s Largest Net Zero Energy Building

The latest from Tesla's battery 'Gigafactory': it will produce all the energy it consumes, and it will be renewable. There is an ever-so-growing anticipation and...

Japanese Pub Made from Recycled Materials in a Zero-Waste Town

This incredible pub in Japan is a symbol of sustainability. Built in the outskirts of a zero-waste town, the pub's interior and exterior are...

Urban farming: growing vegetables on the rooftop of a car park

Singapore is a small country in South-East Asia--practically a city state, where the urban centre dominates most of the island. Land is a scarce...

The City of Shenzhen Tackles Environmental Problems By Building Self-Sustained Farmscrapers

The city of Shenzhen, China, has found a solution to tackle raising CO2 emissions, increasing population and urban sprawl. The city officials announced that...

Rice Husks Making Cement Become Less Of a Polluter

Cement is made by heating limestone with clay at high temperatures, and is responsible for 5 percent of the global carbon dioxide emissions, with a ton of CO2 released for every ton of cement produced. To reduce that figure, a team of researchers from the University of Dundee in UK, developed an environmentally-friendly cement made of waste organic materials, such as rice husks.