Why Is Waste Management Important Amid Covid-19

Image source Waste management is an essential part of our lives in terms of keeping our homes, offices, industries, and surroundings clean. It also helps us adhere to the standards of hygiene and health. In our individual lives, de-cluttering our stuff every once in a while allows us to keep things in order. In the longer run, it truly enables...

Embracing the Tiny House Trend: How to Downsize & Live Comfortably With Less of Everything

Anyone can learn to live comfortably with less and these days, more and more people are giving it a try. Here's what it takes to embrace the tiny house trend! According to a survey, 63 % of Americans said they would live in a tiny home. Are you wondering how to downsize so you can live in a tiny house? Not...

How to Ensure Second-Hand Pallets Are Safe for Reuse

  Globally, two billion pallets are used every day for storing or transporting products from A to B. Meanwhile, many more pallets lie discarded and broken in warehouses and back docks, awaiting recycling or disposal. A popular trend is to reuse or upcycle these disused pallets to make some wonderful DIY projects, such as coffee tables, raised garden beds, lounge chairs,...

Is the Global Goal of Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 Too Little Too Late?

  The European Commission has proposed a new European Climate Law that will enforce climate neutrality in the European Union (EU) and ensure it is realized by no later than 2050. It will make the principles of the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment, initiated by the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) in 2018, mandatory in that region and force cities,...

How to Keep Your Indoor Air Smoke Free

  You always worry about all the pollution lurking outside. However, it would be best if you also considered what is indoors in your home. Outside contamination may enter your home and mix in with air molecules circulating in your home. Smoke can also cause the air inside your home to be polluted, increasing the risks for you and your...

5 Urban Design Trends To Watch In 2020

  It is easy to take the urban spaces around us for granted. However, a lot of thought and planning goes into even the simplest of urban developments. By planning urban spaces more carefully, we can both enhance and expand their utility while also using them to achieve other political and societal goals. As a result, urban planning is a...

Green Spaces in Your Brisbane Office: Here’s Why You Need Them

  Most people in Brisbane love to spend time in the outdoors and enjoy nature. They may drop by the botanical garden and Roma Street Parkland just to enjoy the nice atmosphere. On weekends and holidays, families may spend the afternoon in one of the tucked-away beaches. If not, they camp for the night in Moreton Bay. People can cite many reasons...

The Most Inspiring Landscaped Forest Gardens

Photo by I Mused on Unsplash   Gardens come in all shapes and sizes, and even the smallest can be stunningly beautiful. In more recent times, gardens have become somewhat of a luxury. House prices have gone up, and with it, garden sizes have decreased, or even become somewhat non-existent. However, gardens, forests, and other greenery is extremely important to our...

Using Salvaged Building Materials in Detroit – Does This Really Make Sense?

  "We live in times of great turbulence. Movements that normally cannot be seen are now taking shape and happening unexpectedly. Things that appeared to be clear now become unclear. In the absence of external forces, friction within flows will self organize into a collection of so-called irrotational vortices.”  Architects: Raumlaborberlin   Some of Architect/Artist Tadashi Kawamata's Work: This radicalism...

What is New Mexico’s Energy Transition Act?

New Mexico is the 47th state formed in the United States of America. It lies in the southwest region surrounded by land on all sides. Aptly nicknamed “The Land of Enchantment,” it has a vast land area of 121, 590 square miles, which is filled with breathtaking scenery, rich history, and art.

Functional Landscape Design

Homeowners realize that the overall design and layout of a landscape has a huge impact on the overall value of the home. A big part of adding an element of beauty can be accomplished through expert landscape design. Utah has a unique landscape all to its own, and accenting both the area where you live and...

Benefits of Insulation in the building related to green or sustainability

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA When it comes to sustainability and green improvements, there is no greater bang for your buck than high-quality insulation. While solar panels and battery banks can remove a large portion of a company's environmental impact, those panels and batteries have an environmental cost attached to the manufacturing. Conversely, with adequate...

What you need to know about historical natural gas prices in Alberta

What You Need to Know About Historical Natural Gas Prices In Alberta You can access and study the historical pricing for Direct Energy natural gas in Alberta at any time and it reveals some interesting facts. Keep reading to learn all of the good things you can determine by historical pricing figures....

Environmental-friendliness of Natural Gas – A Brief Look

Environmental Friendliness of Natural Gas Canadians in the 21st century have a vested interest in energy issues. We know extreme cold and -- surprisingly to some -- brutal heat. From controlling the climate of home and office to ensuring the timely transport of goods and people, we seek...

Incorporating Artistic Zen to Your Backyard Garden

A person’s backyard garden is supposed to be their happy place – a place where they can go to relax surrounded by the sounds and smells of nature. But sometimes this doesn’t always work out the way people want it to because there are certain elements missing or skipped that adds to...

How to Increase the Efficiency of A Power Plant?

Introduction: A power plant has such design components that its output is exceptional. It is believed to be more reliant on the designs of architects and engineers. The production is also affected by other sources as well. Since a powerhouse is built to provide the general population with energy, it always recommended that they...

The Ups and Downs of Trans Mountain Pipelines

Fossil fuels are in high demand even though people are switching over to alternative energy sources. The oil industry is earning more and more profits annually. It is a testament to its enormous success. There are a lot of places where drilling is done to find oil. Since finding oil is quite a challenge, so the companies...

Taking Care To Incorporate Trees Into Modern Urban Design

Paris is the latest major city to make a pledge to plant more trees, and the local council would like to see 50% of the French capital covered by planted areas by 2030. In the same time frame, Sydney and Milan hope to plant at least 3 million trees each. Nature is already being brought into the urban...

Tips to Sprucing up Your Outdoor Space

It’s that time of year, when all we want to do is just sit out in the sun and enjoy the glorious weather. Most of us don’t have the luxury to do just that, but we can all try to carve out some time for ourselves to appreciate the great outdoors. You may be...

Bringing Mother Earth into Urban Design

Approximately 74 percent of Americans believe that, 'the country should do whatever it takes to protect the environment', according to a Pew Research Center survey. In an era of diminishing oil reserves and increasing energy costs, the demand for housing designs that offer a low carbon footprint has never been so popular. Whether it's a contemporary prefab home design or a...

For The Love Of Nature: The Buzz Behind Biophilic Design

At Chicago's International Living Future Institute, the second Stephen R Kellert Biophilic Design Award was recently presented to stunning designs from Vancouver and Texas which beautifully showcased the connection between humans and nature.  As the winners demonstrated, truly outstanding biophilic design is more than adding a rooftop garden or kitchen herb space to a home. Biophilia celebrates a love of...

Fraud, Deceptions, and Downright Lies About Architecture Exposed

The Basics of Architecture Read everything you can about architecture. Architecture is not your usual level. As such, it is not only invaluable to our future success, but one of the only disciplines that can be categorized not only as a science, but also an art. Public building architecture also helps define society. Top Architecture Secrets Architects are always able to promote...

Boeing 757 makes icy smooth landing at Union Glacier runway

Passengers of Union Glacier plane.
In today’s world it has never been easier to travel anywhere on Earth. (And out of it.) Anyone can go anywhere at any time. Recently on November 26, 2015, history was made in one of the hidden corners of the globe when a Loftleidir Icelandic Boeing 757 successfully landed on Union Glacier’s blue ice runway. While cargo and military jets...

Commemorating Julia Butterfly Hill’s Environmental Influence

Born: Feb 18, 1974 Mount Vernon, Missouri Everyone can make a difference if even they don’t set out to. Julia Butterfly Hill is a voice in the environmental movement when she sat in a redwood for over 2 years. December 18, 1999, Julia sat in the canopy for the first time not knowing she wouldn’t set foot on the ground for 738...