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...

Thailand Home Energy Storage Project Turns Solar Power to Hydrogen

Eco-friendly housing development in Thailand stores excess solar power, generated from rooftops, in the form of hydrogen. It is great to see that improvements in...

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...

Iran’s Apartment No. 1 Built Entirely from Recycled Stone

Iranian city Mahallat is home to a thriving stone cutting industry. Even though the industry contributes nearly half of the city’s economy, it also...

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...

Bosco Verticale in Milan – One Step Closer to Become World’s First Vertical Forest

The Italian city of Milan is among Europe’s most polluted; so much so that in order to forestall damage to da Vinci’s The Last...

Tiny Solar-Powered Modular Home Can Travel Anywhere

This home may be tiny, but it can go anywhere - it's basically a luxury tent. The POD-Idladla, as it is called, is entirely...

Aesthetically Pleasing Solar Powered Slates Offered by UK Company

Today's practical solar panels are also aesthetically unpleasant, because they are usually bulky and usually ruin a home's looks (unless you really want it to look geeky). Heritage Solar Slate, a UK-based company, proposes solar cells that are identical to classic roofing slates, fully weather proof and aesthetically pleasing.

Scrap Tires and Concrete Transformed Into Ecological Building Blocks

Concrete is one of the best materials the world has ever seen - you can see it everywhere. The problem is that when you want to dispose it, you suddenly have a problem - a big one. The same story goes with scrap tires - once used, they can hardly be dispensed of, or, in the best of cases - recycled.

Gardens by the Bay in Singapore Home to Biggest Climate-Controlled Greenhouses in the World

The extraordinary Gardens by the Bay in Singapore was completed in 2012, featuring carbon neutral conservatories with one of them being the biggest such...