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    Parkorman: Dror Unveils Masterplan for IItanbul Park

    Dror’s master plan encompasses five separate areas: the plaza, an open space for gathering at the entrance of the park; the loop, a series of swings and hammocks that sway above the forest bed; the pool, giant ball-pits inspired by turkish ...
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    Utopian Off-Grid Regen Village Produces all of its Own Food and Energy

    James Ehrlich, founder of ReGen Villages, commissioned Danish architectural firm EFFEKT to envision a future where self-sustaining communities could grow their own food and produce their own energy. ReGen Villages are planned off-grid communities that address issues ranging from climate ...
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    Baubotanik: German Botanical Architect Grows Buildings Out of Trees

    Taking arbosculpture to the next level, German designer Ferdinand Ludwig is working to build not just sculptures but bridges and buildings from living trees. Many of his designs will take years or even decades to fully unfold. His largest project ...
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    The Picnic Project Regenerates an Industrial Mining Site into a Bucolic Mixed-Use Space

    This pastoral vision of the northwest lignite mining area of Ptolemaida in Greece transforms the former industrial site into a sustainable, mixed-use development that combines agriculture, recreation and tourism. Architects Leonidas Papalampropoulos and Georgia Syriopoulou designed and presented the regeneration ...
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    New Eco-Village Hits the (Plastic) Bottle

    Recycled plastic bottles have previously been used to make a sustainable home, but an ambitious new project in Panama hopes to use the ubiquitous modern waste product to construct an entire village. It’s early days yet, but the idea is ...
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    Hotel Gardening Initiatives

    AccorHotels launched a hotel gardening program to try and reduce food waste. Following in the footsteps of companies such as Starbucks, the new program will help to reduce the amount of food scraps thrown away each year. The new hotel ...
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    Could This Material Derived From Seaweed Replace Plastic?

    Most of us are aware that our plastic use has a huge impact on the environment, but other than trying to choose lesser-evil products with less packaging at the supermarket, there is little we can do except feel guilty. A ...
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    Global Cooling Skyscraper

    Our planet is going through the irreversible process of global warming, and even if various strategies have been planned to solve the problem, none of them provided a solution. This is causing natural disasters all over the planet. The temperature ...
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    Bios Incube turns your body into a Tree after you Die

    It doesn’t get more full circle than this. Bios Incube is a biodegradable urn that turns your ashes into a tree. *Cue Lion King music* Rather than seeing death as an ending, the creators of Bios Incube wanted to celebrate life in ...