Environmental Conservation

Responsive architecture

Through responsive architecture, we let nature enhance our urban environment and create a natural and balanced living scenario with properties such as water filtration, air filtration and energy generation.

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Plants in the city

One might argue that in some cases, the trees and other plants would act purely as an aesthetic layer onto an environmentally inefficient and costly project, however there will be exceptions to this case...

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Lower your electricity bill

Some of the best ideas for saving electricity do require some upfront investment, and you might see that as a deterrent if you’re on a tight budget. But you have to look at the bigger picture.

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Kilauea-eruption

The Awe-Inspiring Kilauea Eruption

Ecosystems in Hawai’i house organisms that are endemic and eruption destroys their habitats. While these things cannot always be predicted, work must be done to revive these ecosystems...

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Green building

The main challenge of the green building codes is the fact that all aspects of a building and its operation are connected. You can’t separate energy use from aesthetics, occupant satisfaction or material use...

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Urban wildlife

Urban growth is increasing the chances of contact between humans and wildlife. We need to safeguard our environment and make species conservation a priority. Why not start from animals with whom we share our urban settings?

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Biodegradable plastic

What is different in biodegradable plastic that it decomposes naturally? It is made of renewable raw materials, such as from corn oil, orange peels, and...

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Use of nature elements

One interesting and challenging way of thinking of buildings would be as living entities. Incorporating functions such as air filtration, rain harvesting and other, through smartly designed facades...

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Mimicking a design from the nature

Only by mimicking the shape from nature is not enough for the structure to be considered biomimicry. It needs to perform...

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How is plastic recycled?

This step-by-step guide should give you a good understanding of how plastic is recycled and where it ends up.

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