McDonald’s Conquers The Green World by Greening Up Their Buildings

Just when everyone thought that McDonald's can never be green, the giant in hamburger making yet again proved us all wrong. Not only that...

Rotterdam’s Floating Pavilion is Solar Powered and Developed to Withstand Climate Change

In order to face the challenges posed by climate change and its consequent rise of sea levels, Rotterdam has begun the construction of some...

The Honda Smart Concept House – EV, PV and Gas Generation

Smart homes and green homes are the newest wave. Homes that can do and be all that we need for them to be. If...

Google Expands Googleplex Offices in Green Fashion

Google has long been envied for its spectacular work environment, and if the company’s vision comes to fruition, major changes to its environmentally friendly...

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...

Abu Dhabi To Build Two Green Towers Inspired By Nature and Islamic Architecture

A "design generated from a mathematically pre-rationalized form that derives from Islamic design principles" is about to be brought to life by Aedas, the world's fifth largest architecture company. The Abu Dhabi Investment Council Headquarters will be built in collaboration with engineering firm Arup, and the deadline is 2012.

Hut-to-Hut: Southern India’s Cheap and Environmentally-Friendly Home

Hut-to-Hut is the result of a workshop organised by Rintala Eggertsson Architects and some students from the University of Science and Technology in Norway...

FRP Rebar Helps Save Mountains from Turning into Molehills

Reinforcing bars or rebars are necessary to keep our structures up.  Engineers usually use steel rebars because of cost, but some have explored the...

Eco-Friendly Tiny House Designed by Ambitious 12-Year-Old

For her school project, Sicily Kolbeck, a 12-year-old student at HoneyFern School in Marietta, Georgia built a small eco-friendly house based on the tiny...

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...