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Green university to be built on polluted swamp

A polluted swamp in Bangladesh is set to be transformed into a green university. BRAC University will showcase sustainable, low-tech solutions, including natural cooling and vertical gardens. The Bangladesh-based nonprofit organization BRAC has plans to transform...

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Solar-powered office building keeps workers cool

Stellar, a solar-powered commercial building, recently opened in India. It features a rainwater harvesting system and terraces to deflect the sun and mitigate high temperatures.   Mumbai-based design studio Sanjay Puri Architects recently unveiled Stellar,...

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Could fungi save the fashion world?

Until now, most sustainable materials designed for the fashion industry aren’t truly sustainable, with their high water footprint and even higher costs. Fungi- or bacteria-based textile materials provide an exciting – and disruptive –...