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.
An international competition challenges designers to show that clean energy production and dazzling public art can be one and the same
Mining landfills for metals and energy
Making creative accommodations for the urban wild
could be the building blocks of modern, sustainable architecture
And no traffic lights. And no parking lots. It isn’t hard to do.
Amphibious structures are not static; they respond to floods like ships to a rising tide, floating on the water’s surface.
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.
Researchers dig into the efficacy of urban agriculture
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?