Tagged: design


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...


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,...


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 –...