Pinkhouses Make Suburban Farming a Reality

The concept of vertical farming is extremely popular. Architects and engineers have started designing tall buildings intended to function as urban food centers in...

UK Students from Brighton Turn Waste Into an Amazingly Livable House

Recycling is the only solution to the excessive amounts of garbage we produce on daily basis. Most landfill sites are overloaded with materials that...

Concrete Industry Takes Cues from Ancient Roman Builders to Cut Carbon Emissions

An international team of researchers from the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have uncovered the chemical mysteries of a concrete Roman...

Drexel Scientists Invent Greener Alkali-Activated Cement

Although it's being used since the late 1800s, the Portland cement (OPC) is guilty for a large amount of carbon dioxide spewed in the...

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...

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...

Dynamic Demonstration Platform Enables Green Building Architects to Test Their Designs

Swiss researchers have developed a dynamic demonstration platform, called NEST, which can assist green building designers with providing a real-world conditions for testing their...

European Spallation Source Particle Accelerator Smaller and Greener Than LHC (but more powerful)

The European Spallation Source (ESS), as the structure will be called, has been designed with gardens, outdoor spaces to collect and soak up rainwater, and green...

The Features That Make The New Apple Headquarters Green

Is the new Apple headquarters going to be ultra green or not? This question has been circling around the 'green' community for quite some...

Water Tanks Spring New Lives as a House and a Cafe

Now we have seen recycled materials used to erect a building, and we have seen buildings that were repurposed.  I guess we associate springs...