Tianjin Binhai Library

Do We Need Libraries?

“Libraries are the thin red line between civilization and barbarism”, said Neil Gaiman: back in my school days I was a regular visitor to the library, but when was the last time I visited a library to borrow a book? It must be over two decades ago, so clearly I don’t value libraries. But I do, I think, just somehow they have slipped me by.

Consorcio Santiago office building

Sustainable Architecture: Climate Change

Built environment organisations call for urgent action on issues such as consumption, innovation and infrastructure: new report highlights UK’s inadequate performance against United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, including those for the built environment.

Safe Haven Bathhouse - Ban Tha Song Yang Building

ASLA Supports Climate Action Now Act

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is supporting H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act, which essentially blocks the president from withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement. The legislation is set to be voted on later this week.

Huadong Huan Qiu City Taicang City China

Green building is taking over construction

5 ways green building is taking over construction: In the course of the last few years, the term green building, or green construction as it is also called, is attracting more and more attention. Green building goes far beyond the development of a building that is eco-friendly.