Deeply affected by the Tohoku-Oki earthquake that decimated northeastern Japan in March 2011, the students of Chiba University focused on creating post-disaster architecture and communities for their 2014
Taking inspiration from the natural phenomenon of symbiosis, Plateau Team proposes "the colonization of the roofs of the target buildings with an extra level of construction." The additional level can be
Clean technology researchers just killed two birds with one stone by coming up with a new way to capture carbon dioxide and turn it into useful chemical compound via solar energy. In collaboration with
The home is based on designing row house neighborhoods that have a minimal environmental impact. Built as an affordable multi-story house, Maison Reciprocity is organized around a central Container for
How are you meant to charge your phone regularly or stay up to date on global events if you live in the middle of nowhere? Well, in parts of Turkey, you can rely on donkeys. These energy-carrying animals
The $2 billion, 772-bed facility is seeking LEED Silver status and seems likely to precipitate a paradigm shift in the way that health care is done. Architects at Canon Design designed the building with a
In the past nine years, global renewable energy capacity has nearly doubled from 800 gigawatts to 1,560 gigawatts, with solar and wind showing the biggest gains. According to the Renewable Energy Policy
Renewable energy is one of the keys to securing a sustainable future for people around the world - but do you know where today's clean technologies came from and what the future holds for the industry?
Ecosphere Technologies' latest product combines several of our very favorite things in one easy-to-transport package: shipping containers, off-the-grid solar power, and clean drinking water generation.
In celebration of Monaco's leading yacht industry, Foster + Partners designed the building after the likeness of a giant ship. Its large, sun-drenched terraces are shaped like ship decks and offer views
A new breakthrough in the design of silicon-based solar cells has seen a 20-year-old efficiency record broken by not one, but three companies. Presenting at the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference in
Millions of people around the world live without access to electricity - and upon nightfall, many families are forced to use dangerous and expensive kerosene lamps. The Infinite Light is a high quality
In what could be a game changer for the solar energy industry, a house in suburban Sydney, Australia has installed the world's first building integrated solar system that generates electricity and heat.
In a quaint subdivision overlooking the St. Lawrence River, one of the brick ranch homes suddenly looks a little different. Local firm Est Architecture re-envisioned the home based on the clients requests
Bang Bang Tents are four person tents that come in six different styles. Users have the choice between nature-inspired prints, including grass, chopped wood or butterflies, or more psychedelic patterns
In what is being described as a major breakthrough for renewable energy, researchers at Australia's national science agency just set a world record by using solar power to generate supercritical steam at