Architectural skin regulates indoor temperature by expanding and contracting like muscles
For decades, people who concern themselves with the world’s “wicked problems”—interconnected issues like environmental degradation, poverty, food security, and climate change—have
See-through solar cells turn windows into power sources
Patterned UV coating on glass is invisible to humans—but not to birds
Architects experiment with moveable green walls
John Edel, a Chicago entrepreneur, has transformed an abandoned meat-packing facility into the nation’s first vertical farm.
Sustainable skyscrapers of the future may harken back to the log cabin era
Old-world cooling system makes a comeback in modern green buildings
An ancient form of air conditioning is getting a second look in an age of global warming and rising energy costs.
Simple fixes bring marine life back to urban coastlines
The most energy-efficient building may be the one already built