With trees infested by the emerald ash borer deemed essentially worthless, a team of designers wanted to see if the decaying wood could be repurposed as a building material.
Aug. 4, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: architecture carbon construction trees design ash
We spend 90% of our lives indoors, and every building has its own indoor microbiome. Can we learn to manage them in ways that support helpful microbes and suppress harmful ones?
April 17, 2020 • ~10 min
Tags: covid-19 architecture microbiome microbes coronavirus-2020 cleaning buildings environmental-health
Built by Tamil immigrants almost 100 years ago, the temple has survived apartheid and urban decay to remain at the heart of its community.
Tags: architecture inner-cities restoration racial-segregation pretoria group-areas-act churches hindu-tamils forced-removals
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