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.
In a world of melting ice caps, storm surges, and tropical cyclones, the most resilient cities aren’t the ones that fight the water back—but the ones that absorb it.
Death is inevitable, but its
environmental toll may not have to be.
But clever new financing instruments come with their own risks
Almost imperceptibly, we are stepping off the consumption treadmill
by allowing people to buy and sell energy in small increments from, and to, their neighbors
Researchers dig into the efficacy of urban agriculture
could be the building blocks of modern, sustainable architecture
Carbon footprint standards exist for buildings, but not for the landscaping that surrounds them.
Norway ushers in an era of energy-positive architecture
The material that built the modern world is due for an upgrade. What if we could transform cement from a climate wrecker
into a carbon sponge?