Harvesting Rainwater for Your Home

Do you love the sound of the rain pattering on the roof? Does it give you a feeling of joy that the plants in your backyard are being watered by nature? But the irony is that once the rain stops, it’s gone. While some water will soak into the earth, much of it is taken […]

‘There’s No More Water’: Climate Change on a Drying Island

A delicate ecosystem was disrupted in the Comoros, off East Africa, when forests were cleared to make way for farmland. The consequences offer lessons for other parts of the developing world. Read full article here: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/16/world/africa/comoros-climate-change-rivers.html #ecovie #ecoviewater #rainwaterharvesting #climatechange

Administrative and Industrial Complex for Stonex / Urbanscape Architects

Text description provided by the architects. Stonex India’s administrative and industrial complex serves as an eminent landmark in Kishangarh. Product of simultaneous interactions between dynamic ordering of principles across varying systems and scales, and responses towards the site, the complex succeeds in carving out a niche of its own amidst the industrial landscape. Production: The […]

See Asia’s largest organic rooftop farm — located in busy Bangkok

This green roof and farm offer a Swiss army knife of solutions — flood control, solar energy, fresh produce, green space for city dwellers, jobs, learning opportunities, and more — to some of our most pressing urban problems. Landscape architect Kotchakorn Voraakhom tells us how it works. Could cities actually be designed to improve the […]

The design hotels pushing towards a more eco-friendly future

It wasn’t too long ago that hotels could collect praise for adopting LED lights and ditching plastic straws. But in this time of climate strikes and carbon offsets, travelers have become more aware – and critical – of the environmental impact made by the hotels they book. With eco-friendly straws and reusable water bottles now […]

EPA Proposes Tougher Rules to Monitor Runoff at Transportation Facilities

The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking comments on proposed changes aimed at expanding and strengthening its permitting authority to regulate activities at motor freight transportation facilities, and other industrial sectors, that are often exposed to stormwater runoff. Stormwater runoff may discharge pollutants into nearby bodies of water or storm sewer systems. The agency said the […]