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The Complexities and Costs of Our Styrene Obsession

For the forthcoming 2023 Venice Biennale U.S. Pavilion, curators Tizziana... More

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Designers Select: Landscape Products

Three California-based pros reveal the tools and collaborators that help make... More

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East Palestine Disaster Raises New Questions About Reliance on Toxic Materials

"It’s remarkable that, amid all the anger and speculation stoked by the... More

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The Carbon Footprint of Material Obsolescence

"Embodied carbon connects to a building’s entire life cycle—including its... More

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Can Bio-concrete Change Architecture?

ARCHITECT editor-in-chief Paul Makovsky looks at a new bio-concrete prototype from... More

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Will Forests Drive the Hydrogen Economy?

Canada-based Hydrogen Naturally is converting wood waste to hydrogen fuel,... More

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Five Material Technology Trends To Watch in 2023

Blaine Brownell spotlights innovations in concrete, solar power, designing with... More

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The Plastic You Breathe

Conducted by researchers in New Zealand, a recently published study on airborne... More

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Are Building Codes Keeping Us From a Greener Built Environment?

Building codes "offer a fundamental baseline of protection in architecture,"... More

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