The acoustics of a building play as important of a role as the actual design. Unfortunately, many architects don’t see it this way. The acoustics are thought about late in the desi[...]
In developed countries, floating architecture is applauded for its sustainability and ability to weather the impacts of climate change. For poor communities, floating villages are [...]
As we turn our eyes toward a new year, we all wonder what this new year will bring. Driven by new developments in technology and increasing concern for the environment, constructio[...]
Roundabouts are still fairly new for Americans. They have caused some confusion like these poor drivers in Kentucky. Although, to be fair, the roundabout seems to be missing signs [...]
According to the UN, one of the keys to slowing global climate change is slowing deforestation. To do so, we might need a global campaign to manage the preservation and rehabilitat[...]
For this article, we are asking you to look to the far, far future. Mining in space isn’t something we expect to see any time soon. While some have doubts it will ever happen, many[...]
Part of the new infrastructure bill that recently passed includes actions to mitigate and clean up runoff pollution. Runoff pollution was included in this bill because it’s a big p[...]
Architecture has turned a corner in the past decade. The focus now is now to design structures that are in harmony with the natural environment. The new goal is to tread as lightly[...]
We use a lot of concrete. 4.4 billion tons per year to be exact. Since concrete is such a popular building material, it matters that concrete also has a bad environmental impact. I[...]
One key method to combat climate change is to capture and store carbon dioxide. The U.S. Department of Energy is attempting to develop artificial methods to store carbon dioxide. T[...]
A few weeks ago, we wrote a blog post about the ancient Egyptian and Greek surveyors. Today, we wanted to continue that conversation by including ancient Rome and China. Both were [...]
We are running out of fresh water and climate change is making it worse. According to the UN, “By 2025, an estimated 1.8 billion people will live in areas plagued by water scarcity[...]