1. The world’s largest delta-style 3D printer can create nearly zero-cost sustainable homes out of mud.
2. The AquaCity Garden is a modular hydroponic system designed to grow food and plants on indoor walls, winning the Living Product Prize at the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge.
3. Lisa Dickson, Associate Principal at Arup, joins our resiliency roundtable and explains what critical resilient designs we must adopt now.
4. Three designers have invented a biodegradable packaging substitute, to be used instead of synthetic plastic, from a seaweed byproduct.
5. The EPA announced grants to six research organizations to develop and use low-cost air pollution sensor technology.
6. A group of students built cabin-style prefab dorms in Colorado to teach future architects how to harness passive building principles.
7. Printed solar cells have improved in efficiency from 3% to 20% in just a few years. Now, they could provide power for up to 1.3 billion people.
8. This detailed chart shows exactly how all of the energy in the U.S. is used. (Did you know nearly half of energy from natural gas is wasted?)
9. The International Living Future Institute will host the second annual Living Product Expo—an accelerator for sustainable product innovation.
10. Do you know how net-zero buildings impact the grid? Find out here.
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