How Smart Water Makes Cities More Transparent.

Smart technology is used in local governments across the country to help with something that’s both a major resource and a potential headache: water. How much water is in the ground, in rivers or overflowing ashore during a storm? How can water be used more efficiently? What about the pipes it flows through? What about […]

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 […]

WHY RAINWATER HARVESTING SHOULD BE IN YOUR WATER MANAGEMENT TOOLKIT

This article originally appeared in Water Quality Products February 2020 issue as “Rain, Rain, Here to Stay” Harvesting rainwater may not solve all of the world’s water problems, but what it can do when combined with a complete water supply strategy is provide an alternative source of freshwater for daily consumption while also relieving some […]

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 […]