In the previous blog post, we wrote about the issues that are holding back solar energy. However, as we said, solar may have its problems, but it also has its champions. In this ar[...]
As we turn towards renewable energy, solar has consistently popped up as an option. Still, solar energy continues to have its critics who maintain that solar has too many problems [...]
Despite heavy use, there isn’t a lot of clarity on how and why we use patterns in architecture. How do architects rely on patterns in their designs? Is the use of patterns changing[...]
With how quickly the permafrost is thawing, we could see significant damage to the infrastructure built on the permafrost very soon. Here’s what the damage could look like for thos[...]
For the more than 15 million households who use private well water as their drinking water, making sure it is safe to drink is a big concern. Unlike municipal water users, private [...]
There is no shortage of disasters around the world – manmade and natural. To keep up with all of the dangers, scientists are always looking for innovative ways to track them. Some [...]
Way back in the early 2000s, researchers began to experiment with 3D printed housing. While the idea was exciting, the technology at the time was lacking. Where is that technology [...]
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[...]