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.
Could hubs, nudges, and EV night deliveries crack this surprisingly tough puzzle?
could be the building blocks of modern, sustainable architecture
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.
Making creative accommodations for the urban wild
Dynamic windows could do double duty in sustainable building design, cooling and powering at the same time.
Death is inevitable, but its
environmental toll may not have to be.
Do Plastic Bag Bans Make A Difference? Like so many life-cycle assessments, it’s never that simple. The environmental impact of plastic-bag bans...
And no traffic lights. And no parking lots. It isn’t hard to do.
The indoor biome covers as much as six percent of the world’s landmass—and we know almost nothing about it.
Mining landfills for metals and energy