A key challenge in this new Human Age is to lessen the ecological footprint of the world’s cities, even as their populations expand. The Anthropocene tells the stories about resilient urban coastal infrastructure, low carbon transportation systems, and nature-inspired architectural designs.
Norway ushers in an era of energy-positive architecture
could be the building blocks of modern, sustainable architecture
Tiny houses and great cathedrals, carbon-neutral skyscrapers and Airstream trailers: architecture is among the greatest of human crafts. Just imagine if the same ingenuity and vision were devoted to building homes for animals.
An international competition challenges designers to show that clean energy production and dazzling public art can be one and the same
A first-of-its-kind meta-analysis of urban farms in 53 countries suggests that city plots can produce up to 4 times more food than conventional ones.
Living walls on building facades could reduce heat loss to a similar degree as adding insulation
A revival of rainwater harvesting is occurring around the world, as desert communities restore traditional systems known as rain gardens, ak-chin agriculture, floodwater farming, gavias, karez, qanats and fogarras.
Coyotes and bobcats appear to shift toward human landscapes when wolves and cougars live nearby, with deadly consequences.
On multiple environmental measures, “peecycling” almost always comes out ahead
A new study shows how tweaking details of climate change strategies can redress environmental injustices.