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...

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...

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...

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...

UK Entrepreneur Retrofits His Home to Save Electricity and Become Greener

59 year-old visionary Nick Sandy has ambitiously developed his 1960s house into a stylish environmentally-friendly home fit for a superstar like James Bond. It...

Spanish Housing Project Substantially Reduces Carbon Dioxide Emissions

A sustainable housing project developed by architects at ACTX in Salburúa, Spain, is a remarkable masterpiece of modern architecture. This eco-friendly project is said...

Affresol Homes Built From Recycled Plastic: 12% Cheaper, 60 Years Lifespan

It's a known fact that plastics, although they make up hellish environments if disposed randomly (read: "thrown away"), can be good friends if they are to be recycled and used in long-term construction works. Affresol, a Wales-based company, is about to launch a new range of homes and modular portable buildings, made from recycled plastics.

ZeroHouse 2.0 – KB Home’s First Net-Zero Production Home Opened in California

It's been said that the dream house does not exist, just like any other ideal, but after moving into one of KB Home's ZeroHouse...

First “Living Building” Covered With Microalgae for Shade and Electricity

A prototype of the first ‘living building’ that is surrounded with panels containing microalgae will be launched at the 2013 International Building Exhibition in...

Seattle Project to Improve The Energy Efficiency of Buildings

The massive consumption of energy can be counteracted not only by finding alternative sources, but also by cutting on the "appetite" we already have. If we look at the bigger picture, 70% of the total electricity production in the U.S. is eaten up by commercial buildings (according to the U.S. Department of Energy). So, wouldn't it be great if we could reduce that amount as much as we can?