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.
China and Ghana are looking less and less like electronic wastebaskets and more and more like leaders in a powerful, informal green economy
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?
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...
An international competition challenges designers to show that clean energy production and dazzling public art can be one and the same
by allowing people to buy and sell energy in small increments from, and to, their neighbors
Almost imperceptibly, we are stepping off the consumption treadmill
Managed collectively, backyards could become more biodiverse landscapes
And no traffic lights. And no parking lots. It isn’t hard to do.
could be the building blocks of modern, sustainable architecture
Making creative accommodations for the urban wild