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Completed late last year, the three-story-tall and spacious Kathleen Kilgour Centre is estimated to provide local cancer-treatment options for approximately 600 patients. The 3,000-square-meter building
“This building expresses the dignity, enterprise, vigor, and stability of the United States government, while the landscape connects to the native environment by restoring wetlands and vegetation
The term 'glamping' has come into relative prominence in recent times to describe the phenomenon of glamorous camping—encountering nature in comfort, sleeping in stylishly designed structures. And while
California officials announced further water usage restrictions on Friday, this time aimed mostly at farmers in the San Joaquin and Sacramento areas. More than 100 water rights holders who gained access
While U.S. taxpayers continue to subsidize the world’s biggest fossil fuel companies, the African desert kingdom of Morocco just announced it plans to phase out payouts to companies pumping fossil
The goal behind the experimental 3D-printing project is the eventual creation of an automatic construction site. According to Jan van de Ven, Heijmans’ Manager of Business Development, an automatic
Dairy farming has a notoriously harsh impact on the environment; according the the World Wildlife Fund for Nature, around 270 million cows worldwide are producing milk for a growing world population that
Solar-Powered Green Revolution Pavilion Made from Recycled Plastic Bottles Unveiled in the Philippines
Stephen Lamb from Touching the Earth Lightly and Ilac Diaz from My Shelter Foundation teamed up for the first time at last year's Shanghai Biennale. They share a vision to provide environmentally-friendly
The Earth will probably continue to turn long after humans are devoured by rat-size snails or flesh-eating zombies, but A Design award winner Johanna Mårtensson wanted to explore the notion for herself.
The Tree Tent is the culmination of three years of work and research into sustainable shelter systems, fabric structures and timber engineering by Luminair. The company sought to create an easily
Images from the Landsat satellite have provided a devastating look at the scale of deforestation in the Amazon—with Google creating a timelapse video of 40 years of destruction in the region—but those
London-based Tate Harmer teamed up with Gensler and artists Natalie Jeremijenko and Shuster + Morseley to design and build a temporary pod-like office space meant to encourage people into the park near
It’s a beautiful thing when businesses align profits and purpose for a better world. And with the growth of crowdfunding, the concept of launching a company funded by others, an increasing number of
As divided as Americans are, there is at least one issue on which they can agree. 87% of Americans believe that renewable energy is an important part of their country’s future, while 74% of Americans
One shark has died after a truck carrying four sandbar sharks from Florida to the New York Aquarium in Brooklyn blew a tire on I-95 in Volusia County. The sharks, which are each about five-foot-long were
It takes 1 second to get in and at least 2 hours to find your way out of the world's largest maze. This is the unique and appealing experience offered by the Labirinto della Masone officially, which
It looks like the American anti-climate change movement is, if nothing else, a well-funded one. The Guardian reports an analysis of tax records shows “secretive funders” behind the country’s
Rhinos, elephants and polar bears get a lot of press, but a new study suggests that vanishing invertebrates like land snails signals that the sixth mass extinction of species is now fully underway.
From the street, Spiegel Haus appears like two volumes, connected by an entryway with a large overhanging eave. To the left, a traditional-looking ranch style volume meets a modern two story brick volume
Rhode Island-based design collective Pneuhaus created small inflatable bubbles that place visitors in the ever-changing environment of the RGB color spectrum. As if inhabiting pixels within a digital
THIMPHU, BHUTAN--My first meal in the land of Gross National Happiness was prepared by Five Diamond star chef Mario Fernandez, of Aman Resorts. When asked point blank whether GNH is indeed a measurement
The China sinkhole was naturally formed as a result of the region’s karst processes, in which the humid climate of Hubei’s Xuanen county triggered the chemical dissolution of the carbonate landscape.
California is sinking. We can’t mince words on this one. The dire drought conditions in the state have had a profound and devastating effect on crops in the state, spurring farmers to draw out
Money sadly doesn’t grow on trees. However, what does grow on trees can earn a person quite a bit of money, if there is a market for it. An icon of the savanna, the baobab tree is well-established in
Yazdani Studio, the design firm of CannonDesign, created a tiny student prefab housing unit that can also be used as a mobile guesthouse, office space, extra bedroom or temporary housing. The team
Students and staff from the Abedian School of Architecture at Bond University created this beautiful light installation that looks like a bioluminescent mangrove forest and is completely recyclable. Named
While still in his teens, Dutch inventor Boyan Slat conceived of an Ocean Cleanup Array that he believed could remove 7,250,000 tons of plastic waste currently polluting waters around the globe. Now just
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