Universe Conspires to Keep Us Cool with Photonics

Every cloud has a silver lining, or so they say. So these researchers from Stanford University took a cue from that and tried to...

Greener cement for buildings and coastal structures

Concrete is the most commonly used building material in the world, and can be found in almost any structure: from buildings to bridges to...

Tourism and Its Impact on the Environment

Most people look forward to a vacation, and who could blame them? But what many people forget is that the hospitality industry runs 24/7. With...

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...

Artist Cooks up a Storm in Resto Made of Recycled Materials

Artist and Chef Claude Tayag's home cum restaurant, Bale Dutung, feels like a museum. The house is patterned after the traditional Philippines rice barn...

Nature Inspires Engineers to Develop Energy-Efficient Windows

Nature may provide clues about how to reduce energy leaks from windows, according to engineering experts at the University of Toronto and Harvard University. University...
This Net Zero Home, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, no less, requires no fossil fuels for its operation.

Surviving a World Without Fossil Fuels – Where Will We Live? Net Zero Homes,...

Currently, most of the world is in the grip of a totally unsustainable lifestyle, powered by fossil fuels. Speaking of petroleum deposits alone, giant oil...

Hamburg’s BIQ House is First Algae-Powered Building in the World

Hamburg is now home to the first algae-powered building in the world. The BIQ House, as it is called, has a façade made of...

Bamboo Studied as Green Alternative to Many Construction Materials

Hard as steel, quick-growing (three times faster than hard woods), bamboo has been long used in countries like Colombia to make good, durable home....

Honda Demonstrates How Its Smart Home System Integrates Electric Cars, Solar Panels and The...

Far from making you feel like your house has a mind of its own, the Honda Smart Home System (HSHS) pertaining to the famous...