Archives for Construction and architecture
A Virginia-based company says its "granny pods," or tiny homes for the elderly, offer a cheaper and more comfortable alternative to skilled nursing facilities.
Tesla and Panasonic introduced a new line of solar panels that practically blend in with the typical roof - gone are those boxy aluminum mounts and glaring grid-line design.
Meandering through the Armenian Quarter in old Jerusalem was the undisputed highlight during my recent visit to Israel, as this small neighborhood says so much about the complexities of the Middle East.
GM is planning a billion-dollar office maker. And the automaker is partnering with Herman Miller are partnering with the environmental firm Green Standards to find new homes for tons of old office furniture.
There are many reasons to visit Benicia, including the fact that it hosts the only one of the Golden State’s early capital buildings to survive – others in Monterey, San Jose and Vallejo no longer exist.
Will the smart cities of the future float? One California nonprofit partnering with French Polynesia says such communities could soon be the reality. But critics question the motive behind the development of offshore cities, fearing they could become tax havens for the rich.
The Festival at Masdar City is a nice way to wrap up the United Arab Emirates’ most important sustainability event. After a full week of networking and speeches, ADSW wraps up with a fun weekend of activities to which the general public is invited.
A recent report assessed the risks the greater New York City region faces if sea levels rise by one, three or six feet. The shocking projections should spur local leaders and urban planners into more proactive action.
The ReNEWW House project, a partnership between Purdue University and Whirlpool Corp., turned a 1920s home near campus into a sustainable living laboratory.
If Donald Trump gets his way and he builds that wall, or even succeeds in only launching his other immigration ideas, wages across many sectors could rise in the short term. Employment opportunities, however, could shrivel, and the fact is that manufacturing jobs are not coming back to the U.S.
In a letter to FIFA, a Dutch labor organization asked soccer's international governing body to pay damages to a Bangladeshi migrant worker by the end of this month or face a court case in Zurich.
New York City will become more submerged as this century progresses, yet city leaders and citizens are woefully unprepared for this eventuality.