The next generation of green roofs is downright cool—to look at and to live under.
The most energy-efficient building may be the one already built
Nanoparticles that turn leaves into carbon-negative night lights
An entrepreneurial marine geologist from Stanford believes that by mimicking the way marine organisms create shells, he can transform concrete manufacturing from one of the most carbon inten
For every acre of land cultivated in a high-rise urban farm, 10 to 20 acres of current cropland could go wild. By Sarah DeWeerdt.
Could the bizarre, decentralized logic of insect architecture provide a blueprint for revolutionary and sustainable human habitat? By Philip Ball.
Growing 11,000 heads of lettuce in a space the size of five parking spots
Preventing bird collisions may be as easy as switching bulbs
When most of us think about environmentally friendly places, we imagine a terrain untouched by concrete. Cities seem like ecological nightmares.
Earnest, pious, and quite allergic to irony: nature writing has none of the trademark qualities that play well in 2007. So is it time for a change? By Jenny Price.