Archived Articles: green

Photocatalytic Concrete: Air-Cleaning Building Absorbs Smog

Featuring 100,000 square feet of smog-filtering surface area, this structural facade will break down harmful oxides in sunlight to improve air quality all ...

Smart Bricks: Life-Size LEGO-Style Blocks for Human Habitats

Aiming to revolutionize the most basic material units of construction, these building blocks snap together like LEGO bricks while leaving space for insulation ...

Vertical Forests: 2 Lush Urban Towers Support 16,000 Plants

Skeptics of improbably green skyscraper concepts might want to take a moment of silence to appreciate the successful construction of these two beautiful ...

10 in 1 Day: Chinese Homes 3D-Printed from Scraps Materials

Using recycled construction waste and rapid prototyping processes, a Chinese company is showing off how 3D printing technologies can be applied to building at ...

Rad Rides: Nuclear Power Plant Turned into Amusement Park

The iconic central cooling tower has been turned into a swing ride and climbing wall, but the re-purposed complex as a whole features over a dozen attractions ...

Mountain-Shaped Residences with Walkable Green Rooftops

Beyond any inherent beauty or formal references to surrounding mountains, there is a more profound proposition in this series of structures about the way we ...

Urban Jungle Street View: 3D Hack Uses Hidden Depth Data

An explicitly illicit use of dimensional data buried in Google Street View, the Urban Jungle project adds eerie layers of post-apocalyptic green overgrowth to ...

Deep Roots: Underground Farm in London Air-Raid Tunnels

100 feet beneath the surface, below even the level of the London Underground, there is another layer of World War Two shelters where something amazing is ...

12-Country Coalition: Building the Great Green Wall of Africa

The clock is ticking for the collaborative creation of a living green wall to span nearly 5,000 miles across the African continent, designed to slow or even ...

Mobile Hotel: Converted Double-Decker Bus B&B Still Drives

Quintessentially British, this boutique suite sleeps six, features a wood-burning stove and much more, but perhaps most amazing of all: the vehicle remains ...

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